Police appeal for bin fire information
Mitchell detectives are renewing appeals for information about a fire that caused extensive damage to a shop in Station St, Seymour.
A bin outside the women’s clothing store was set alight, destroying the bin and damaging the fac¸ ade and awning of the shop.
The fire was lit about 2 am on Saturday, August 19.
Detective Senior Constable Bronwyn Grant would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information about it.
Information can be passed to Mitchell detectives on 5735 0216 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
A 27-year-old Seymour man has been charged with theft from motor car relating to an incident on September 22, when sunglasses and coins were stolen from a vehicle parked in the driveway of a house in High St, Seymour.
A Samsung mobile phone, Leatherman multi-purpose tool and a Columbia brand river knife were stolen from a Jeep Cherokee left in a car park in Crawford St, Seymour.
The vehicle was parked there between 10 am and 11 am on Sunday October 1, with the front driver’s side window smashed to gain entry and the property stolen from the centre console.
Drug drivers nabbed
Seymour Highway Patrol was kept busy after detecting two drug-affected drivers on Monday, October 2.
A Heathcote woman, 37, was nabbed on the Northern Hwy at Heathcote.
She was first spoken to regarding driving at an alleged speed of 112 km/h in a 100 km/ h zone.
She also tested positive to cannabis.
A Clonbinane man, 53, was later checked driving in Anzac Ave, Seymour.
He gave an evidentiary breath test result of .055 and tested positive to methamphetamine.
Investigators are awaiting results of further analysis.
A white Colorado utility was stolen from a Lemarne Rd, Broadford house overnight on Tuesday, October 3.
Power tools were also taken from a shed.
A silver Nissan sedan which had a blown tyre was found parked nearby the house, with investigators believing this vehicle may be connected to the other car theft.
Investigations are also continuing into the theft of a Companion brand combination fridge/freezer from a campsite at a caravan park in Emily St, Seymour.
It was taken during the day on Wednesday, October 4.
Two would-be thieves were disturbed trying to grind the lock off a rear gate into a business in Emily St, Seymour.
A passer-by noticed the pair at the gate in Edward St about 4.50 am on Tuesday October 3, but they quickly fled in a silver Ford Territory.
If anyone has any information regarding any criminal activity they are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can be left anonymously. For immediate police response please call 000.