Burglary

Overnight on July 13, unknown offenders forced the front pedestrian gate to a self storage business in Bentinck Street, Wallan. Once inside, offenders cut the padlocks to the roller doors to seven storage units to gain access, but it is unknown what was stolen.

Thefts

An absorbent glass matter 12-volt, 65-kilogram battery was stolen from a roadside VMS noticeboard on Kilmore East Road, Kilmore East, between 5.30pm on June 30 and 1pm on July 4. Offenders cut a padlock to gain access to the battery compartment.

At 9.30pm on July 9, unknown offender/s drove a vehicle along the maintenance track of the train line near Kilmore East Railway Station and used the vehicle to remove and steal 200 metres of copper wire from the track.

Graffiti

Unknown offenders used spray paint to graffiti the Scout Hall, in Howe Street, Seymour, overnight on Friday. Offenders used green, white and purple spray paint to graffiti the left side of the building and surrounding fences.

Anyone who can assist with identifying the offenders or any information about the incidents can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or their local police station.

Possess drug of dependence

A 20-year-old Broadford man was allegedly caught with a small amount of a drug of dependence in Wandong at 7.30am on Sunday.

Kilmore police intercepted the mn on the corner of Wandong Road and The Dene, Wandong.

The man was arrested and conveyed to Kilmore Police Station where he was charged with possessing a drug of dependence. He was bailed to appear at Seymour Magistrates Court later this year.

Changes to firearm storage requirements

Several changes to the firearm storage laws are being implemented from August 30. Changes include ensuring that storage receptacles are purpose built, made from steel and at least 1.6mm thick. Find out more at: www.police.vic.gov.au/firearm-storage.

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