Police beat

September 20, 2017


●Two drink drivers will be without their vehicles for 30 days after being caught on Saturday.

A 52-year-old Strathmerton man was stopped on Murray Valley Hwy at 2am and recorded a reading of 0.117.

A 23-year-old Tocumwal man was stopped on Cobram-Koonoomoo Rd just before midnight and recorded 0.102.

Both should expect a hefty fee for the return of their cars and will appear in court at a later date.

●A pizza delivery driver was allegedly assaulted by a customer at a William St home on Sunday, September 10.

The driver received a cut lip and bruising to the head. Police are investigating and would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the assault.

●A woman reportedly stole almost $350 worth of groceries from Woolworths on Saturday.

Police said CCTV footage showed the woman buying cigarettes before walking from the stole with a trolley load of groceries.

●A 40-year-old Mooroopna man was taken to Shepparton hospital after police said he was assaulted at a Wallowa St unit in the early hours of Saturday morning.

One offender was arrested. Police are searching for a second man believed to be involved in the incident.


Power tools and other property were stolen from five vehicles in the Hogan Rd area between September 14 and 16.

Police are reminding people to lock their vehicles when they are parked and to not leave items where they can be easily seen.


●Brazen thieves broke into a property on Ryans Rd, stealing jewellery and other items on Wednesday last week.

The offenders allegedly locked the property owner’s dog in a shed before forcing entry into the home.

●Police are hoping to speak to anyone with information about two smashed windows at Nathalia Secondary College.

Police said CCTV showed a man smashing the two windows with brick fragments. People with information should phone police or Crime Stoppers.


A Katunga bee farmer was stung between Tuesday, September 12 and Wednesday, September 13 when five of his bee boxes were stolen from his property.

The boxes were marked ‘T79’ and contained bees that would have been hired out during the coming pollination season.

●Anyone with information about any offence can contact their local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800333000 or:

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