Po­lice ap­peal for bin fire in­for­ma­tion

Seymour Telegraph - - NEWS -

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.

Man charged

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.

Items taken

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.

Ute stolen

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.

Fridge 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.

Thieves in­ter­rupted

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.

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