Police wrap | Wednesday, May 17

BENDIGO: Police have arrested a man in Chapel Street overnight and seized nine spray cans.

Officers spotted the man “tagging” a temporary fence with graffiti outside Bendigo TAFE about 10.30pm.

The graffiti in Chapel Street, Bendigo.

The graffiti in Chapel Street, Bendigo.

He was arrested and taken back to the Bendigo police station, where he was interviewed and later released.

Sergeant Steve Cunningham said a 19-year-old male from Quarry Hill would be charged on summons with willful damage.

KANGAROO FLAT: Emergency services were called to Kangaroo Flat yesterday evening after a two-car crash in High Street.

The collision happened just before 7pm when a Mitsubishi dual-cab utility pulled into the turning lane waiting to turn right into Station Street.

Police said a Peugeot hatch travelling in the lane beside the utility didn’t see the trailer it was towing and collided with the rear.

One of the drivers was taken to Bendigo Health while the remaining three occupants were unhurt.

The driver of the Peugeot was issued a penalty notice.

BENDIGO: Bendigo police have released images of four people they believe can assist them with inquiries into an incident.

Can you put a name to any of these faces? Police wish to speak to the people pictured.

Can you put a name to any of these faces? Police wish to speak to the people pictured.

Police said the “obtain property by deception” incident happened on December 18 last year at both JB Hi-Fi and Free Choice Tobacco in Bendigo. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Senior Constable Nathan Guerin at Bendigo police on 5448 1300, Crime Stoppers on 1800 300 000 or make a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

SWAN HILL: Police are calling for help from the public to locate 29-year-old Lucas Shane Roberts.

Wanted: Have you seen this man?

Wanted: Have you seen this man?

Roberts has numerous outstanding warrants for his arrest and is known to frequent the Swan Hill, Lake Boga, Kerang and Cohuna areas. 

If you have any information concerning his whereabouts, contact Swan Hill police on 5036 1600, Crime Stoppers on 1800 300 000 or make a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

BENDIGO: Vandals have attacked four trees in central Bendigo, cutting them down with what police believe was an axe. Read more here.

KANGAROO FLAT: A man has been charged after a train crashed into an abandoned four-wheel-drive left on the tracks near Kangaroo Flat in February. Read more here.

RAVENSWOOD: Two properties have been targeted by thieves in the past week, stealing a $49,100 vehicle and a gas gun. Read more here.

CASTLEMAINE: Police in Kyneton and Castlemaine will be the latest officers to carry Tasers as a regional roll out of the device continues. Read more here.

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