Tatura police booked two drivers on Friday, September 22.
At 8.15 pm, police intercepted a Tungamah man, 52, on Donaldson Rd, Tatura, who was driving an unregistered vehicle.
‘‘Following a positive roadside breath test we drove the man back to the station for a secondary test were he blew .143,’’ Tatura police Leading Senior Constable Kevin Ingram said.
‘‘His car was impounded, licence suspended immediately and he will be summonsed to the Shepparton Magistrates’ Court on November 3.’’
Leading Sen Const Ingram said about three hours later a learner driver, 20, from Shepparton was found to be driving without a licensed driver in the passenger seat.
‘‘She was given a penalty notice of more than $700 and also given another ticket for failing to display L-plates,’’ he said.
‘‘Police are always out and about, so don’t break the law.’’
Three counts of theft
A Tatura woman, 31, has been charged with three counts of theft after being interviewed in relation to three separate incidents earlier this month.
Tatura police Leading Senior Constable Kevin Ingram said the woman allegedly stole from the same shop on Hogan St, Tatura, each time.
‘‘Two counts of theft on September 17 and a third count on September 20, small values of $47, $16 and $8,’’ he said.
The woman has been bailed to face the Shepparton Magistrates’ Court on October 30.
Criminal damage charge
A Tatura youth, 16, has been charged with criminal damage and throwing or discharging a missile following an incident earlier this month.
It is alleged the youth broke three windows and a glass door at Tatura basketball centre with a stone, causing about $881 worth of damage.
The youth will appear in a children’s court on October 30.
Police are appealing for public help to find Jamie Stewart.
Mr Stewart is described as Caucasian, about 178 cm tall, of a medium build, with tattoos on the left side of his neck, both forearms and right lower leg.
He is known to frequent the Shepparton and Mooroopna areas.