POLICE are seeking witnesses who may have seen a suspicious car or person in the vicinity of a house at 55 Ameys Track Foster (located south of the former abattoir) last Friday February 11. Sometime between 8.30am and 3.45pm, the house was broken into and a bone-coloured safe was stolen from a cupboard. The safe contained $6,500 cash plus bracelets and charms valued at $350. Police are especially keen on anything seen in the early part of the day.
AFTER observing a near head-on collision close in the vicinity of the Grassy Spur bends on the South Gippsland Highway last Friday afternoon, police intercepted a vehicle driven by a 67-year-old Wallan man. The driver was issued with a penalty notice for overtaking when unsafe, fined $239 and given three demerit points. He was also fined $579 for driving an unregistered vehicle.
A 19-YEAR-OLD Fish Creek man had his licence immediately suspended and has been given a summons to appear at Korumburra Magistrate’s Court on charges of exceeding the prescribed alcohol content and careless driving following a single vehicle accident on Bear Gully Road, Walkerville at 12.20am last Sunday. After he lost control of his vehicle and collided with an embankment in the accident, the uninjured man was conveyed to Foster Police Station for breath-testing. His breath-test recorded a reading of 0.165. The vehicle was moderately damaged in the collision.