Rope cut, boat missing from Murray
Police are investigating the suspected theft of a boat from Picnic Point at Mathoura overnight Friday.
It was launched on the Murray River on Friday night and tethered with a rope. When the owner returned Saturday morning the boat was missing.
Police said it appeared the rope had been deliberately cut.
The missing boat is a white 3.8m Quintrex with a 25 horsepower outboard motor and registration number PQ686.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Mathoura Police or CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000.
DRINK DRIVING CHARGE
A 44 year-old Deniliquin man is expected to appear in local court next month to face a drink driving charge.
Police allege the man recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.123 after initially returning a positive roadside breath test in Russell St, Deniliquin about 12.40am on Saturday.
The driver was subsequently charged with mid range prescribed content of alcohol.