A 26-year-old man was charged with numerous offences following an incident with a firearm on Monday, April 2. The chain of events started after a Toyota HiLux was stolen from an open shed in Alfred St, Seymour about 2.30pm.
Police were told the alleged thief then used a firearm that he found in the car to threaten another person at a Smith St, Seymour house. The Seymour man was later arrested at another Smith St house and remanded in custody.
Driving with suspended licence
A Northwood man, aged in his early forties, was remanded in custody after the night shift patrol spotted him driving while his licence was suspended. He was checked in Keith St, Seymour about 2am Friday, March 30 and a search of his car located some cannabis and white crystal, believed to be ice.
He was also charged with going equipped to steal, with a wrench, hacksaw, pliers and pickaxe handle also found in the car.
A vehicle was impounded after police intercepted a driver on Sunday, April 1. Another driver travelling along Hume Fwy, Hilldene, alerted police after seeing the female’s car collide with the wire barrier on the side of the freeway and then continue driving about 8pm.
The driver was stopped in Emily St where she gave an evidentiary breath test result of .214%. The 32-year-old woman from Queensland was charged and bailed.
Two neighbouring houses in Violet St, Broadford were broken into in what police believe are related incidents. The offender/s entered the backyards of both houses sometime between 12.30pm and 5.30pm on Tuesday, April 3.
Entry was gained to one house via an open rear bedroom window and some cash and coins were stolen. Entry was gained to the garage of the neighbour’s house, with an unsuccessful attempt made to force open the internal door into the house.
Theft charge laid
A 33-year-old Seymour woman has been charged with theft after she was arrested outside a local supermarket recently with an amount of meat believed to have just been stolen from the store.
Antique rocking horse stolen
An antique mechanical rocking horse and stove were stolen from a rear yard of a house in High St, Broadford, sometime on the Easter weekend. A vehicle or trailer would have been needed to cart the items away.