Posts in Tag: Wangaratta Police
POLICE despair as festive operation nabs 44 drink drivers
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.
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.
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.
The incident involves a theft from a motor vehicle and unauthorised use of a credit card.
WANGARATTA police have warned that leaving your vehicle unlocked makes it easy for offenders to enter your vehicle and steal property.
A WANGARATTA man who allegedly blew a blood alcohol reading of 0.158 was among the drivers to be caught by police during the long weekend.
A DRIVER who was “scared of the dark” had his car impounded after allegedly travelling at almost 200kph along the Hume Freeway at Wangaratta.
POLICE are appealing for information after two separate theft incidents in Wangaratta in the past three days.
POLICE generally pleased with the behaviour of drivers over the Australia Day long weekend despite a number of drivers taking “unacceptable risks”.