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March 01, 2018

A Tatura business was burgled sometime between last Saturday, February 17, and Monday, February 19.

Business burgled

A Tatura business was burgled sometime between last Saturday, February 17, and Monday, February 19.

Tatura police Leading Senior Constable Kevin Ingram said nothing was stolen from the Hogan St business.

■Anyone with information is urged to phone Tatura police station on 58243099.

Police assault alleged

Police stopped three youths in Tatura after they were riding a mini-bike in Hogan St before one allegedly assaulted police.

The incident happened about 11pm on Sunday, February 25.

‘‘Two grams of cannabis were (allegedly) located on one of the three youths,’’ Tatura police Leading Senior Constable Kevin Ingram said.

‘‘Two of the youths were brought back to the station for interviews and one assaulted a police member.’’

Ldg Sen Const Ingram said the youths were charged with a range of offences including possessing cannabis, assault, using an unregistered motor vehicle, unlicensed driving and willful damage to police equipment.

Sword found in car

A Murchison man, 36, was stopped on Saturday, February 17, driving an unregistered vehicle with false number plates.

‘‘The driver had a suspended license and also had a samurai sword in the back of his vehicle,’’ Tatura police Leading Senior Constable Kevin Ingram said.

‘‘He’s been charged on summons for those offences and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.’’

Three speeders caught

Tatura police booked three speeding drivers between Friday, February 16, and Monday, February 19.

Police said a Shepparton woman, 29, was caught driving 124km/h on Toolamba Rd, Mooroopna, on Friday and was fined $317 and fined three demerit points.

On Monday, a Shepparton P-plate driver, 19, was caught doing 118km/h on Ferguson Rd, Tatura, and the same day a Tatura man, 26, was spotted driving 121km/h on Tatura-Murchison Rd, Dhurringile.

‘‘Both drivers were fined $317 and lost three demerit points,’’ Tatura police Leading Senior Constable Kevin Ingram said.

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