Tag: police

Fires engulf homes

Two homes have been destroyed by fire in the last few days, devastating two local families.
Fire caused $130,000 damage to a home in Tarpeena...

Drug test process upheld

AMount Gambier man’s application to remove his licence suspension on the grounds police were not wearing gloves when administering the drug test has been...

Four year ban handed down

A42-year-old Tarpeena woman has had her licence disqualified for a total of four years after pleading guilty to a string of driving 
offences. Kelly Lee...

Accused drink driver gets lesson in Magistrate’s authority

The Mount Gambier Magistrates Court was disrupted last week when a defendant demanded to know Magistrate Koula Kossiavelos’ authority.
Adrian McNamara appeared in the court...

Yacht runs aground at Port MacDonnell

Asailing vessel ran aground at Port MacDonnell on Thursday night.
Police were alerted about 9.15pm to a 12 metre fibreglass yacht grounded approximately 500 metres...

Cash stolen from business

Police are investigating a break-in at a Millicent takeaway shop over the weekend.
Patrols were called to George Street about 10.30pm on Good Friday as...

Deadly crash court case date set

ACoonawarra man has appeared in court following the death of two Suttontown residents in a multi-vehicle crash on the Riddoch Highway near Penola on...

Driver charged over fatal crash

A man has been charged following the death of two people in a fatal crash at Penola yesterday. Just after 5.15pm on Sunday, March 31,...

Double Penola fatality

Two people died in a fatal three-car crash at Penola on Sunday afternoon. Just after 5.15pm on March 31, police and emergency services were called...

Heavy equipment theft reported

Limestone Coast Police are investigating the theft of a Bobcat earlier this month.
 Between 10pm on Saturday, March 9 and 7am on Tuesday, March 12...

SAPOL recruitment drive a big success

The South Australia Police (SAPOL) undertook a regional recruitment assessment centre in Mount Gambier this month for locals interesting in a policing career.
The three...

Car rolls on highway

Traffic had to be diverted on Jubilee Highway East following a vehicle collision yesterday. A ute rolled near the McDonalds entrance, with police on scene...

Fatal crash in South West Victoria

Emergency services attended a collision in Mockinya, south of Horsham, on Thursday afternoon between a car and a truck. It’s believed the vehicles collided on...

Teens arrest after crime spree

Two teenagers have been charged over an overnight crime spree from Mount Gambier to Coonalpyn. About 8.30am on Thursday police were called to Poyntz Terrace,...

Driver arrested after pursuit

A man has been arrested following a pursuit in Mount Gambier yesterday. Just before 2pm police attempted to stop a Holden sedan on Commercial Street...