PO­LICE BEAT

The Cobram Courier - - NEWS -

Co­bram

A 23-year-old Yar­ra­wonga man has been re­manded in cus­tody af­ter Co­bram de­tec­tives in­ter­cepted a stolen ve­hi­cle bear­ing al­tered reg­is­tra­tion plates on the Mur­ray Val­ley Hwy on Oc­to­ber 31.

The black Holden sedan had been stolen ear­lier from a Mul­wala prop­erty and con­tained items that were linked to a house break and en­ter in Mul­wala.

The man was charged with mul­ti­ple of­fences in­clud­ing burglary, theft and han­dle stolen goods. He was re­manded to ap­pear at Shep­par­ton Mag­is­trates’ Court on Novem­ber 24.

● Four of­fend­ers were caught on CCTV cam­eras rum­mag­ing through do­na­tion items out­side a Co­bram op­por­tu­nity shop on Thurs­day evening.

Po­lice will soon be speak­ing to the two fe­males and two males in re­la­tion to the theft of a DVD player and other items.

● A Yar­roweyah house suf­fered smoke and wa­ter dam­age af­ter a pan of oil on the stove caught fire last week.

CFA of­fi­cers praised the quick ac­tion by a 15-year-old boy at the house and the fire was con­tained to the kitchen area. They boy was treated by am­bu­lance paramedics for smoke in­hala­tion.

● A lost bank card has fallen into the wrong hands and has been used in 28 unau­tho­rised trans­ac­tions in the Co­bram area.

Po­lice are com­pil­ing CCTV footage from sev­eral busi­nesses in re­la­tion to the spend­ing spree, to­talling more than $1000, and are con­fi­dent of iden­ti­fy­ing two male of­fend­ers.

The pay­wave trans­ac­tions were all un­der $100 and did not re­quire a PIN.

Yar­ra­wonga

A thief used bolt cut­ters to cut a chain on a Flana­gans Rd farm gate last week. The of­fender drove his ve­hi­cle through the gate to an open shed and stole com­po­nents from an oxy acety­lene welder.

● A thief used bolt cut­ters to cut locks on three char­ity cloth­ing bins in Witt St last week. The St Vin­cent de Paul bins are lo­cated in the car park be­side Sa­cred Heart Church.

Nathalia

A bag of clothes and tools were stolen from a truck parked in Moor St, Barmah, on Fri­day evening. The Ken­worth’s pas­sen­ger win­dow was smashed and the bag was re­moved from the cabin.

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