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September 28, 2017

Tatura police are investigating a number of burglaries in the town and surrounding rural district.

Burglary probed

Police are investigating a burglary on Monday night last week at a residential property in Doller Crt, Tatura.

‘‘A chainsaw and power tools were stolen from a shed that was remote from the house,’’ Tatura police Leading Senior Constable Kevin Ingram said.

‘‘They’ve gained access through the roller door and stolen the items valued at about $1000.’’

■ Anyone with information about the burglary is urged to phone Tatura Police on 58243099.

Storage shed broken into

Police are investigating a burglary at the Murchison Golf Club sometime overnight between September 16 and September 17.

‘‘Offenders have got into the storage shed and stolen an unregistered 6 x 4 trailer, two air compressors and other assorted items to the value of $1500,’’ Murchison police Leading Senior Constable Ricky Keast said.

‘‘They broke in and the alarm has been activated and they fled before anyone attended.’’

Ldg Sen Const Keast said the offenders allegedly caused $500 worth of damage to a four-wheel motorbike ignition they were attempting to steal.

■ Anyone with information is urged to phone Murchison Police on 58262222.

Man to face court

A Toolamba man, 24, is set to face court after allegedly driving in a dangerous manner before colliding with a tree on Dhurringile Rd, Murchison, on September13.

‘‘He was conveyed to hospital with head injuries via ambulance,’’ Tatura police Leading Senior Constable Kevin Ingram said.

Police said the man was reported to have been driving erratically prior to the collision.

‘‘He’s going to be charged on summons for the offences of driving in a manner dangerous and careless driving,’’ Led Snr Const Ingram said.

Window damaged

Police are investigating the damage of a window at a business on Park St, Tatura, sometime overnight on September 16 and September 17.

‘‘Offenders have broken several windows with a damage bill of around $400,’’ Tatura police Leading Senior Constable Kevin Ingram said.

■ Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward and phone Tatura Police on 58243099.

Tandem trailer taken

Police are investigating the theft of a $4500 tandem trailer from an address on the Midland Hwy, Tatura, sometime between September 14 and September 15.

‘‘It’s a 10 x 6 tandem trailer square shaped and blue in colour,’’ Tatura police Leading Senior Constable Kevin Ingram said.

■ Anyone with information about the burglary is urged to phone Tatura Police on 58243099.

Victim disturbs burglars

Police are investigating a burglary at a residential address on the Midland Hwy, Byrneside, on September 14.

About 11am, the victim allegedly disturbed three men in a silver car on his property.

‘‘The offenders have stolen iPads and tables valued at $800,’’ Tatura police Leading Senior Constable Kevin Ingram said.

■ Anyone with information about the burglary is urged to phone Tatura Police on 58243099.

Farm equipment pilfered

Police are investigating the theft of farm chemicals and calf feeders from a farm property in Byrneside-Gillieston Rd, Merrigum, sometime between September 11 and September 12.

‘‘The farm equipment stolen from a dairy farm is worth about $3000,’’ Tatura police Leading Senior Constable Kevin Ingram said.

■ Anyone with information about the burglary is urged to phone Tatura Police on 58243099.

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