Violence, firearm allegations

Violence, firearm allegations

A 41-YEAR-old man was scheduled to face Sale Magistrates’ Court yesterday for 12 charges relating to alleged family violence and firearm offences.

The man was arrested late Saturday night at a Golden Beach address and faced an out of court session on Sunday.

Police were called to the address late Saturday night and conducted a search of the property during the night, reportedly finding a high calibre handgun.

The man was remanded to appear at Sale Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

Stalking allegations

SALE police arrested a 32-year-old Latrobe Valley man on Saturday who had reportedly been avoiding police.

The man was wanted in relation to alleged intervention order breaches and stalking charges.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at court.

Driver to be charged

MAFFRA police attended a single vehicle collision about midnight on Sunday night where a man aged in his 30s crashed into an embankment on Three Chain Road at Maffra.

The man received minor injuries, but his car was written off.

He was questioned by police for drink driving and other alleged traffic offences and will be charged on summons.

Vehicles seized

SALE police seized two vehicles in the Sale area last week for traffic offences, including driving while disqualified and driving while suspended.

The offenders will be summonsed to appear at court at a later date.

Costs involved for people whose vehicles were seized by police can be more than $1200, plus fines.

Bracelet, scooter, helmet

Acting Sergeant Hayden Crouch, from Sale police station, is looking for the owners of lost items that have been handed in.

They are a silver coloured men’s bracelet, and a scooter and helmet, both found separately in the Sale area.

People who think the property is theirs can see Sgt Crouch at the Sale police station and provide a detailed description of the items and circumstances of the losses.

Failing to give way

A 19-YEAR-old man will be issued with a penalty notice for failing to give way following a car accident in Maffra on Thursday.

Police allege the driver failed to give way at the intersection of Kent and McLean Sts, Maffra, and was struck by another vehicle.

The drivers were not injured.

Crash into tree

POLICE were called to a single vehicle accident near Maffra last Tuesday night when a female driver struck a tree.

Police said the probationary driver drove off the road in wet conditions.

She was taken to Sale hospital for observation.

Inquiries into the crash are continuing.