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February 13, 2018

Cobram

The Shoex shoe store on the corner of High and Sydney streets was burgled overnight on Sunday, with the offenders stealing cash from the till. The front door was forced open and the till drawer jemmied.

A brand new Yamaha 2000 inverter still in its box and a backpack spray unit were stolen from a Koonoomoo strawberry farm in the past week. The items, valued at $2800, were stolen from a workshed at the Kangan Rd property.

A local woman has a date with a magistrate after stealing a purse left by a shopper in the IGA liquor store last Thursday. The 34-year-old was released on bail and the purse was returned to its owner.

Building materials and tools valued at $1700 have been stolen from a building site in Rio Vista Court. The offenders got into the property through temporary fencing and made off with plumbing materials, tools and a drop saw.

Yarrawonga

Eight CFA units extinguished a 15-hectare paddock fire in Yarrawonga-Katamatite Rd, Burramine, last Thursday. The accidental fire is believed to have started from sparks caused by a prickle chain being dragged over rocks.

Two local business were burgled overnight last Tuesday with the offenders stealing a small amounts of cash from both properties. Offenders forced a window open to get entry to the Piper St beauty salon and the rear door at a Belmore St home décor shop was forced open.

Numurkah

A 24-year-old Vietnamese national has been remanded in custody on drug charges after two search warrants were executed on properties in McGregor St last week. About 150 cannabis plants were located in the raids by Victoria Police’s Eastern Region Division Tasking Unit and local police. The man was charged with cultivating and trafficking a commercial quantity of a drug of dependence and other drug-related offences. He will appear at Shepparton Magistrates Court on May 7, 2018.

Local police are trying to identify a man who smashed a large glass window at the Home Hardware store in Melville St on Friday night. Two men were walking north on the footpath just after 10pm when one of the men elbowed the window causing it to smash.

A swimmer’s wallet was stolen from his backpack at the Numurkah pool last Wednesday. The man was swimming with his family about 4.30pm and left the backpack with towels on a nearby lawn area.

Nathalia

Detectives are investigating a suspicious fire in a wood pile at a house in Pearce St about 11.30pm last Tuesday. CFA crews extinguished the fire, which damaged a car parked nearby.

A cardboard box was set alight outside the Middle Hotel in Blake St about 9.30pm last Tuesday. The publican was alerted by a passerby and extinguished the small fire.

General

Bicycle riders are reminded to always wear an approved, properly fitted bicycle helmet. This small act will save you being fined $198 and is also a great example to young children.

Anyone with information about any of these incidents can contact their local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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