Police Beat May 17 2024

Jada is missing and was last seen in Morwell earlier this month.

Cowwarr Weir damaged

POLICE are investigating about $3000 worth of damage at Cowwarr Weir.

Heyfield Police are investigating multiple instances of damage that occurred at the popular local swimming spot between April 13 and April 20, 2024.

It is alleged offenders attended and drove over the bollards and street signs within the weir area, causing significant damage.

CCTV cameras are installed and Southern Rural Water are taking a hard stance on the ongoing damages to their property.

Police are appealing for anyone with further information to assist with their enquiries.

You can make an anonymous report to Crime Stoppers or contact the Heyfield Police Station on (03) 5148 2202.

The Herald Sun reported that if the vandalism was to continue, police speculate it is possible Southern Rural Water could close the swimming hole to the public. However, Southern Rural Water confirmed it would not be closing the weir.


Drone and scooter found

ON March 6, a drone was located at Mouth Hotham and handed into Sale Police Station.

A description of the drone will be required upon collection as proof of ownership.

Plus, a black push scooter was located in the parking lot of the Gippsland Centre, Sale on April 28 and handed into Sale Police Station.

If this is your scooter, proof of ownership will be required upon collection.

If you have lost a drone in the Mount Hotham area or a black push scooter at the Gippsland Centre, contact Sale Police on (03) 5142 2200.


Jada is missing

THE 17-year-old was last seen leaving her residence in Morwell on Monday, May 6, 2024.

Jada is described as having a Caucasian appearance, is around 173cm tall with a slim build and straight long brown hair. She has a nose ring on her left nostril.

She was last seen wearing a pink jacket, black pants and white shoes.

Police and family have concerns due to her age.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Morwell Police Station on (03) 5131 5000.


Ethan is missing

POLICE are currently searching for missing Clyde North man Ethan, who may be in Morwell.

The 19-year-old was last seen on Keighery Drive on May 9, 2024.

Ethan is described as 180 centimetres tall with a slim build and may be located in the Cranbourne, Morwell or Melbourne Central Business District areas.

Police and family have concerns for his welfare due to medical conditions and he requires 24-hour care.

Police have released an image of Ethan in the hope that someone recognises him and can provide information on his current whereabouts.

Anyone who sights Ethan or has information on his whereabouts is urged to contact Cranbourne Police Station on 5991 0600.


Missing woman located

MISSING Point Cook woman Samantha Heberlein has been found alive in Melbourne.

The 33-year-old’s car broke down in East Gippsland last month and her family were concerned for her safety due to a medical condition.


Tell Wellington Police your concerns

VICTORIA Police currently has a Community Sentiment Survey open until May 31, 2024.

This is an opportunity for the Wellington community to have their say about how safe they feel in the area.

Make your voice count, complete the survey before May 31 at engage.vic.gov.au/vicpol-2024