Posts in Category: Police and crime
WANGARATTA police have so far detected 35 people driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol this festive season.
DESPITE an overall drop in fatal collisions on North East roads, a senior Wangaratta police officer said local drivers are still taking too many risks behind the wheel.
WANGARATTA Highway Patrol officers have made it their mission to ensure everyone gets to their destination safely this festive season.
DESPITE an overall crime decrease in Wangaratta this year, a rise in theft has led frustrated police to urge locals to lock up their property and vehicles.
VICTORIA Police’s North East Superintendent, Paul O’Halloran (pictured right), has reflected on his “fond memories” of Wangaratta as he returns to Melbourne to take on a new position in the force.
A PERSON has died following a two-vehicle collision in Bundalong on Wednesday night. Investigators have been told a ute was travelling along the Murray Valley…
HUNDREDS of friends, family members and fellow police officers gathered to honour the life of Leading Senior Constable Gavin Frew of Wangaratta Highway Patrol.
THE sudden loss of Leading Senior Constable Gavin Frew of Wangaratta Highway Patrol has devastated his friends, family and the wider Wangaratta community.
AN increase in recorded drug crimes in Wangaratta has prompted a public appeal for more information that may help police.
VIOLENT crimes in the North East have demonstrated the need for tougher parole laws, according to Tim McCurdy (MLA, Ovens Valley), who debated the Serious Sex Offenders legislation in State Parliament last week.
MARIA Cardamone walked free on Friday after spending less than five months behind bars.
THE former husband of murdered Whorouly woman Karen Chetcuti said he is disappointed her killer Michael Cardamone has appealed his prison sentence of life without parole.