A 24-YEAR-OLD Welshpool man will be charged with numerous traffic offences after he was detected doing burn-outs in his ute in Toora last weekend.
At about 4am on Sunday, a white Holden ute was detected doing burn-outs in front of the Royal Standard Hotel in Victoria Street, Toora. Large skid marks were left on the roadway.
As well as facing charges, the driver has had his vehicle impounded for a month. He will have to pay around $1200 to recover it.
POLICE detected a 24-year-old Foster man driving at 126 km/h in a 100 zone on the South Gippsland Highway at Stony Creek at around 9pm on Saturday. He was fined $311 and three demerit points.
FLOATS AND VALVES THEFT
THIEVES have entered a property on the South Gippsland Highway at Foster, where the owner had installed 15 cattle troughs in recent months. It is believed that offenders walked in from the highway and removed 10 floats and valves from the troughs. The floats have a metal beam with a stainless steel chain attached and are yellow and black in colour. The loss incurred is estimated at $1500.