Car theft keeps man in cus­tody

The Riverine Herald - - NEWS -

Some­thing to excite your taste buds. Packed with flavour and won­der­fully healthy. Cooked fresh and served with com­ple­ment­ing sauces and sides. $15 Points, $20 Mem­bers, $26 Non-mem­bers. Avail­able for lunch and din­ner daily for the month of Septem­ber. A MAN charged over the brazen theft of a car from an Echuca fuel sta­tion has been re­manded in cus­tody for an­other month.

Dar­ren Ray New­ton, 30, ap­peared in cus­tody at Echuca Mag­is­trates Court on Tues­day charged with theft of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle, var­i­ous dis­hon­esty, drug and weapons of­fences and han­dling stolen goods.

The Huntly man was fur­ther re­manded in cus­tody to ap­pear on Oc­to­ber 11.

A man was fill­ing his Ford Fal­con sedan at a United Pe­tro­leum fuel pump on the North­ern Hwy about 12.15am on July 3 be­fore he went in­side to pay, leav­ing the doors un­locked and the keys in the ig­ni­tion.

While he was in­side, a pas­sen­ger in a Landcruiser — also be­ing re­fu­elled — got out, jumped in the sedan and drove off.

Later that day, Cam­paspe de­tec­tives, helped by Bendigo-based Cen­tral Vic­to­ria Re­sponse Unit po­lice, ar­rested New­ton.

Po­lice found the stolen ve­hi­cle in Flora Hill. A fam­ily favourite. But­ter­milk mar­i­nated chicken pieces cooked golden brown w/ a house made spice mix served w/ chips, re­fresh­ing coleslaw & dip­ping sauce. $15 Mem­bers, $20 Non-mem­bers. Avail­able for Septem­ber.

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