Police beat

April 18, 2018

A Gemmell St house was burgled between April 4 and 9, with a large amount of property stolen.


A Gemmell St house was burgled between April 4 and 9, with a large amount of property stolen.

A 50cc motorbike, welder, assorted tools and camping equipment were stolen from the vacant house and rear shed.

●A residence and shipping container were broken into at a rural property in Lonergan Rd between April 5 and 7.

The residence was ransacked and a lock on the shipping container was cut.

A circular saw, DVD player and alcohol were stolen.


Two brothers aged 11 and 13 have been charged over a burglary at the Numurkah Football Club in Tunnock Rd.

Alcohol, soft drinks and lollies were stolen from the canteen and upstairs clubrooms overnight on Saturday.

Numurkah police arrested the youths on Sunday.

●A man, 28, received a caution when Cobram Highway Patrol members found a small plastic bag containing cannabis during a routine intercept in Numurkah on Friday night.

The car was pulled over on Waaia-Bearii Rd at 9pm and the drugs were found in the passenger foot well.

●CFA firefighters extinguished a small fire on a walking track near the intersection of Madigan and Quinn streets on April 9.

The fire started at 10.30am and burnt about 15sqm of grass and leaves.

The cause is unknown.

Anyone with information should contact local police.

●A Numurkah man, 20, has been fined $793 for being drunk and disorderly in Quinn St.


A stolen bank card was used to buy breakfast from McDonald’s on Sunday morning.

A pink purse containing the card was lost on Saturday afternoon in Belmore St.

Cobram Highway Patrol

Children between the ages of four and seven must be seated in a forward-facing booster seat or harness appropriate to the child’s size and weight.

The harness needs to be fitted securely and adjusted to the child’s size. Cross straps can be purchased to prevent children removing their arms from the harness.


Members of the community are reminded to call 000 for police attendance.

For general advice check the Victoria Police website at or call your local police station.

●Anyone with information in relation to any offence can contact their local police, phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or submit a confidential crime report at

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