Police in the Tatura region have had a busy few weeks over the Christmas period.January 10, 2013 12:02pm
A 15-year-old Tatura youth has been bailed to appear in the Children’s Court on January 25, following a number of incidents at a residence in Casey St, Tatura.
Sergeant Darryl Phillips said the youth faced three charges of threat to kill, three charges of threat of serious injury, unlawful assault, criminal damage and use of a communications device (phone) to send threatening messages, following incidents at the home on December 24 and 25.
Tatura police attended an accident involving a vehicle and tractor at the intersection of Merrigum Ardmona Rd and Davies Rd on December 29.
Leading Senior Constable Bill Hayes said the vehicle went through a give-way sign, colliding with the rear wheel of the tractor which rolled twice as a result of the impact.
He said the tractor driver was taken to Goulburn Valley Base Hospital for observation and later released.
On December 22, a 22-year-old Shepparton man was issued with two penalty notices, $563 for offensive behaviour and $563 for being drunk in a public place, after he was spotted in Hogan St by police.
Police are investigating the theft of two number plates from a vehicle.
Sgt Phillips said a car was involved in a single vehicle accident on Downer Rd on December 28.
He said when the owner returned to recover the vehicle on January 1, the number plates had been removed.
Business break in
Police are also investigating a burglary and attempted burglary.
Sgt Phillips said between 5
‘‘They then used bolt cutters to cut a lock on an adjoining building, removing another three jerry cans of diesel,’’ he said.
Burglar has a go
On December 23, there was an attempted burglary on a property in Pyke Rd, Tatura. Sgt Phillips said a neighbour noticed a person on a three-wheeled motorbike driving around before an alarm was activated.
‘‘The neighbour went to investigate and noticed an attempt had been made to jemmy open windows,’’ he said.
‘‘Police are seeking information on the attempted burglary and would particularly like to speak with the person on the blue three-wheeled motorbike, who is described as being about 20 years of age with dark hair.’’
A 23-year-old Tatura male received a penalty notice for $282 plus three demerit points for exceeding the speed limit on the Midland Hwy on December 28.
A 48-year-old Airport West man received a penalty notice for $282 for consuming intoxicating liquor as an accompanying licensed driver, when intercepted in Dhurringile Rd on December 30.
Shepparton’s Declo Bisimwa firmly believes education is the key to a better life.
Beautiful weather greeted Tungamah residents for the 18th running of the Tungamah Lions Ten Thousand on Sunday.
When Keith and Marion Grumley and their growing family moved to Tatura on January 18, 1968, little did they know that it would be the start of a long and lasting connection to the town.
Garners Boxing Gym in Echuca is encouraging young people to get active with weekly boxing/cardio classes.
Rochester Rotary Club has celebrated its 50th birthday in style.
Sorting future of Campaspe pools
A theatre production with a difference is coming to Seymour.
Local athletes will go head-to-head with some of the best competitors from around the world in swimming and athletics in December.
District residents and visitors will be able to enjoy some of the region’s most beautiful private gardens on Sunday.
The 116th annual Cobram Show went off with a bang at the weekend, drawing in crowds from far and wide for two days of fun.
Tomorrow is a Total Fire Ban day in Deniliquin, meaning no fires can be lit in the open and all fire permits are suspended.
Fifty new full-time jobs will be created at Tatura with a multimillion-dollar expansion of the abattoirs expected to be announced today.
Remembering Australian political giant Gough Whitlam who once called on Benalla police to stop then Treasurer Frank Crean on his journey up the Hume to phone the PM.
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