Teens interviewed over grass fire

TWO 17-year-old Traralgon boys have been assisting Sale CIU as it investigates a small grass fire near Holland’s Landing on Thursday afternoon.

The fire was reported about 3.30pm.

CFA units attended, extinguishing the blaze.

Police said less than a hectare of scrub was burnt, and it appeared the fire was not deliberately lit.

A 20-YEAR-old woman received a penalty notice for riding in a boat while it was being towed to a boat ramp in Coongulla.

The fine for riding in a boat while it is being towed is $295.

Meanwhile, a 30-year-old man received a penalty notice for driving an unregistered quad bike in Coongulla during the Christmas break.

WELLINGTON Crime Investigation Unit is investigating commercial burglaries believed to have taken place during the Christmas and New Year period.

Police said they had received burglary reports from businesses in the Sale area following the holiday break.

People with information should phone Sale police on 5143 5000.

ROSEDALE police are investigating weekend vandalism at Rosedale Cemetery.

Police said maintenance buildings were damaged, but nothing was taken.

People with information are urged to phone Rosedale police on 5199 2222.

SALE police have reported well behaved revellers on New Year’s Eve throughout Wellington Shire, with no arrests made.

Acting Sergeant Paul Johnston also reminded drivers it was a busy time on roads, urging them to take care.

He said police would be out and about enforcing road rules.