PO­LICE BEAT

The Cobram Courier - - NEWS -

Co­bram

● Po­lice ex­e­cuted a war­rant on Mon­day and ar­rested two girls, aged 17 and 13, in re­la­tion to a bur­glary and an at­tempted bur­glary in the CBD the pre­vi­ous night.

Cash was stolen from a Jor­dan St op­por­tu­nity shop and a lock and win­dow were dam­aged at the ad­join­ing com­puter shop in an at­tempt to gain en­try.

● A fish­ing trip turned to dis­as­ter last week when fire de­stroyed a car in My­wee.

The trio in the car smelt smoke and got out of the car be­fore it was de­stroyed by fire.

The fire was be­lieved to have been caused by a bat­tery or am­pli­fier over­heat­ing and catch­ing fire to a blan­ket and pil­low on Wed­nes­day.

● NSW and Moira po­lice joined forces to ar­rest and charge a 37-year-old man, for­merly of Strath­mer­ton, for mul­ti­ple of­fences last week.

The man was found with a ve­hi­cle bear­ing false plates in bush­land next to the Goul­burn Val­ley Hwy at Koonoomoo.

Po­lice seized drugs and a safe that was stolen in a re­cent bur­glary at Tocumwal.

The man was charged and bailed to ap­pear at the Co­bram Mag­is­trates’ Court on De­cem­ber 13.

● A Won­dah St res­i­dent’s car tyre was stabbed last Wed­nes­day.

A screw­driver or sim­i­lar ob­ject was used to pierce the tyre wall, cost­ing the vic­tim about $150 to re­place the tyre.

Yar­ra­wonga

● Cash and other items were stolen dur­ing a spate of thefts from mo­tor ve­hi­cles overnight on Satur­day.

The thieves tar­geted un­locked ve­hi­cles and ri­fled through con­soles and glove boxes be­fore mov­ing on.

De­tec­tives are ap­peal­ing for in­for­ma­tion.

● A $3500 moun­tain bike was stolen from the front of a unit in Scott Crt last week.

The bike was a Merida brand 26-inch moun­tain bike, blue and white and had dual sus­pen­sion.

High­way pa­trol

Co­bram High­way Pa­trol will be con­duct­ing Op­er­a­tion LOW aimed at driv­ers trav­el­ling in the range of 105 km/h to 108 km/h in 100 km/h zones dur­ing Oc­to­ber.

Driv­ers will be handed an in­for­ma­tion card cov­er­ing ‘Five Facts On Speed Lim­its’.

Checks will be con­ducted on li­cences, reg­is­tra­tion and ve­hi­cle safety.

Road trauma af­fects the en­tire com­mu­nity and a re­duc­tion of over­all speed by 1 km/h would re­sult in a five per cent re­duc­tion in road trauma.

● Any­one with in­for­ma­tion in re­la­tion to any of­fence can con­tact their lo­cal po­lice or phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Or sub­mit a con­fi­den­tial crime report at: www.crimestop­persvic.com.au

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