Police investigate bike theft from Merrigum orchard

A wrap up of police activity in the Tatura region.

November 28, 2012 4:22am

Tatura police are investigating the theft of a Honda quadbike from an orchard in Manley Rd, Merrigum.

Senior Constable Daniel Thompson said the quad bike was stolen from the property between 7pm November 17 and 9am November 18 and was valued at $4000.

Anyone with information about the theft is urged to phone Tatura police on 58243099 or Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.

Dog on duty

Tatura police were called to Dhurringile Prison on Sunday November 18 after a sniffer dog alerted staff following a vehicle inspection.

Sen Const Thompson said a Lalor man was subsequently cautioned.

Window broken

Police are investigating an incident overnight on November 17-18 in which a window at a Kerford St property was broken.

Sen Const Thompson said there were no suspects and police would like to hear from anyone who could assist with their inquiries.


Police had another busy week on the roads with five motorists receiving penalty notices of $178 plus one demerit point and two being fined $282 plus three demerit points for exceeding the speed limit.

A Shepparton man received a penalty notice of $704 for use of an unregistered motor vehicle after he was pulled up in Casey St on November 17, and a Tatura man received a penalty notice of $176 on November 20 for failing to wear a securely fitted bike helmet when detected in Gowrie St.

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