● A Melbourne man’s licence has been suspended for 12 months after being caught drink-driving on the Goulburn Valley Hwy at Koonoomoo on Sunday morning, September 3.
Due to a high reading his vehicle was also impounded for a month.
● A Yarroweyah woman had three of her car tyres stabbed overnight on August 28.
The brand new tyres will have to be replaced. Police are investigating the incident.
In the early hours of Friday, September 1, a Burramine South farmer discovered a haystack on fire in one of his paddocks.
The haystack consisted of 60 large square bails and was worth about $3600.
Burramine and Yarrawonga CFA units attended and left the haystack to burn out.
Cobram detectives believe the fire was deliberately lit and that the offender used a vehicle to go to and leave the scene.
● A would-be burglar cut themselves smashing a window at a Quinn St home about 9.30 pm on Sunday.
The resident returned home to find a smashed window and blood.
● Information is sought in relation to the theft of a red Honda quad bike from a dairy farm in Inverness Rd, Invergordon.
Thieves stole the $10 000 TRX500 quad bike from an unlocked shed and removed it on a utility or trailer overnight on September 2.
● Cobram Highway Patrol is urging all motorists in rural areas to treat ‘give way’ signs as ‘stop’ signs following two near misses on the weekend.
Acting Sergeant Bill Dockrey said the incidents could have been very serious collisions and could have been avoided.
When approaching a give way sign, ensure you slow and carefully check all directions before continuing through the intersection.
● Police in Moira Shire regularly conduct roadside testing sites for alcohol and drugaffected drivers.
Alcohol and drugs can be detected well after consumption. Do not drive if you are in any doubt.
● Save yourself $198 and always wear a helmet when cycling. Apart from the safety aspect it sets a great example for young children.
● If you have any information that you believe the police should know about, phone your local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit: www.crimestoppers.com.au Reporting is confidential; police only need your information to solve crime, not your name. Crime Stoppers says: ‘‘If you see something, say something.’’