Good start to hoon operation

Kilmore police’s Operation Hoon got off to a successful start last week with two impoundments, two other people charged with traffic offences and three penalty notices issued.

With more shifts scheduled over the next fortnight, Mitchell Police Service Area Inspector Peter Koger said he hopes to see some good results come in with some help from the community.

“We put it on the Eyewatch Facebook page last week and as a result, we had a really good response from the community about persons of interest and locations of hoon activity,” he said.

“It was a really good response. There were a number of complaints from that post that told us of locations that really annoyed the public so this operation is good to target those locations now that we know where we’re looking.”

Seymour drug bust

A 38-year-old Seymour man has been charged and bailed after a warrant was executed at a Seymour address over the weekend.

Police found an amount of methamphetamine in plastic bags along with cannabis plants, cannabis seeds and a hydroponic setup.

Wallan assault

Wallan police are looking for information after a teenage boy was assaulted by four people outside the Bendigo Bank building in Wallan around 6pm on Wednesday, June 17.

Police are on the lookout for two males and two females who fled the scene before police arrived.

The victim is recovering from his injuries which were not life threatening.

Wallan police are also looking for the driver of a black Holden ute who evaded police early Saturday morning.

Around 2.45am, police attempted to intercept the vehicle travelling north on Epping-Kilmore Road near the intersection of Wallan-Whittlesea Road.

The vehicle was estimated to be travelling at around 200km/h.

Anyone with information regarding either incident is urged to contact Wallan police on 5783 0400.

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