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Theft from vehicle

Between 3pm on January 19 and 5am on January 20, unknown offender/s used a car jack to remove the back passenger side wheel from a vehicle parked on the nature strip in Pacific Grange, Beveridge. The vehicle was left jacked up on the car jack.

Damage to play equipment

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Between January 18 and 19, unknown offender/s damaged the ‘firemans pole’ at Hadfield Park, Wallan. Estimated damage caused was $2000.


On January 18, at 5.25pm, a male train passenger was exiting the V/Line train at Wandong when he was hit in the back of the head by an unknown male offender.

The victim received swelling to the back of the head.

The male offender, described as Caucasian, no front teeth and not wearing a face covering, continued on the train.

Theft from vehicle

Overnight on Saturday, unknown offenders broke into two vehicles parked in a driveway of Sutherland Street, Broadford.
The glove box and centre consoles were rummaged through in both vehicles, with a few small items stolen.

Damage to letterbox

Overnight on Saturday, unknown offenders damaged a letterbox in Chisolm Crescent, Seymour. The damage was caused by a firecracker or something similar being placed in the victim’s letterbox.

Business burgled

Overnight on Thursdsay, January 20, unknown offenders entered a business in Elizabeth Street, Seymour by cutting the padlock to the front gate.

The offenders drove a vehicle to the front of the workshop and cut another padlock to a cage, stealing electrical equipment including grinders and drills, valued at $6000.

Anyone who knows the identity of the offender or anything about the incident can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Possess drug of dependence

A woman, 37, from Yarrawonga was caught by police with a small amount of drug of dependence and a controlled weapon, a knife, in Wandong last week.

Kilmore police intercepted the woman’s vehicle at 1.30am on Thursday, January 20, in The Dene, Wandong.

The woman was arrested and taken to Kilmore Police Station, where she was interviewed for possessing a drug of dependence, possessing a controlled weapon and driving offences. The woman was released pending a future court date

Vehicles stolen in Seymour

Two vehicles were stolen in two separate incidents in Seymour between the night of January 20 and the early morning of Januaru 21.

One vehicle was a red four-door Isuzu Dmax Utility, and the other was four-wheel drive Toyota Hilux Utility, with tray.

The vehicles were stolen at roughly the same time of the night and police suspect they may be linked.

The two vehicles were stolen from homes in Highlands Road and Heywood Crescent at about 3am to 4am.

Anyone with any information or possible CCTV of the incident, can contact Seymour police on 5735 0200 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Hoon caught

A man, 21, will face summons charges at Seymour Magistrates Court at a later date after allegedly hoon driving in Pyalong.

Pyalong police were informed by a member of the public about hoon driving being conducted on West Road, Pyalong, on January 12.

Police arrived a short time later and located the vehicle involved parked at a property on Racecourse Road.

The Pheasant Creek man was interviewed and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days, at a cost of $975.

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