Police news

POLICE were called to a hotel in Heyfield on Wednesday night when a heavily intoxicated 28-year-old Maffra man refused to leave.

A NAMBROK home was burgled on Wednesday, January 16, thieves making off with a television and games console. Anyone with information is urged to phone Heyfield police on 5148 2202.

POLICE said people attending last weekend’s Mountain Cattlemen’s Association annual get-together at Basin Flat, Licola, on a whole, behaved well.

There were minor reports of drunk and disorderly behaviour, but no major incidents.

CASEY Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 22-year-old man following a pursuit in Tooradin Wednesday afternoon.

The pursuit took place on the South Gippsland Highway and Baxter Tooradin Rd just before 4.30pm.

The man, from Cranbourne North, was charged with two counts of theft of a motor vehicle and other pursuit and theft-related offences.

He faced an out of sessions court hearing overnight and was remanded to appear at the Dandenong Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.