BETWEEN March 8 and April 15 unknown offender/s broke into a shed at a small farm on the Meeniyan-Promontory Road, Fish Creek and stole tools. Police would like to speak to any person who has information regarding this burglary.
Local police were involved in the statewide Operation Nexus which was targeting drink driving and speeding. This operation will continue up to and including April 26, incorporating the Anzac weekend.
GOOD BEHAVIOUR BY LOCAL DRIVERS
EXTRA police from the State Highway Task Force were on patrol in the Bass Coast and South Gippsland areas over the long weekend. Hundreds of preliminary breath tests were conducted but in the Foster area no drink driving offences were detected, which is good news.
WEAR YOUR SEAT BELT
LAST Saturday at 11.49 am, a vehicle was intercepted on Ring Road, Tidal River, The 29-year-old male from Coburg was issued with an infringement notice for failure to wear a seat belt, and was fined $311.00 and three demerit points.
AT 12am last Monday, a vehicle was intercepted regarding speeding in Old Waratah Road, Fish Creek. A 46-year-old female from Tecoma was caught travelling at 59km/h in a 50 km/h zone. The driver was issued with an infringement notice for $194 and one demerit point.
ALSO last Monday (at 11.16am), a 33-year-old woman from Drouin was caught travelling locally at 59km/h in a 50km/h zone. An infringement notice for $194 and one demerit point was issued.
A VEHICLE was intercepted on intercepted in Telopea Drive, Sandy Point on April 1 at a random breath testing station. A check on the vehicle’s registration found that it had expired. A 59-year old-male from Eltham was issued with an infringement notice for driving an unregistered vehicle which incurred a $777 fine.
ON THE same date, a vehicle was intercepted on Fish Creek Foster Road, Fish Creek, which was travelling at 109km/h in a 100km/h zone. A 58-year-old male from Foster was issued with an infringement notice for $194 and one demerit point.
FOSTER Police issued two minor parking offence tickets at Tidal River last Sunday afternoon (April 16) and also on the same day, at 3pm, issued an infringement notice issued to a 25-year-old Footscray man for speeding at 100 km/h in the 80 km/h zone within Wilsons Promontory. The driver was fined $311 and lost three demerit points.