Police looking for missing boat

A boat theft is being investigated by police after it was allegedly stolen from a boat yard on Chickerell Street, Morwell last weekend.

Police said thieves may have entered the yard via another property to steal the 2016 Grey Sea Sprite boat and trailer. The incident is believed to have occurred sometime between 5pm on Saturday, 22 June and 7.30am the next day.

Police ask anyone with information to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.crimestoppersvic.com.au or Morwell Police Station on 5131 5000.

Quarry fire

A building at the old Yallourn North quarry has been destroyed after it was set alight earlier this month.

Latrobe Criminal Investigation Unit detectives said the blaze was being treated as an arson attack and are seeking witnesses.

Police believe the fire occurred sometime between Saturday, 17 June and Monday, 26 June.

Anyone with information is urged to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at crimestoppersvic.com.au or Latrobe CIU on 5131 5000.

Fake cash, drugs found

Drugs, drug paraphernalia and counterfeit bank notes have allegedly been located after a police intercept at Traralgon on Thursday, 22 June.

Police said the car was pulled over on Liddiard Road about 12.30am, driven by a 34 year-old Traralgon man.

The driver consented to a search of the vehicle, police said, before they uncovered the drugs and counterfeit money.

The man was charged with possession of a drug of dependence and bailed to face the Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court at a later date on drug and traffic charges.

Unregistered car impounded

A man’s unregistered Ford Laser has been impounded after it was allegedly driven along Vincent Road, Morwell on Monday morning.

Latrobe Highway Patrol alleged the driver, a 31 year-old Morwell man, was driving the vehicle unlicensed about 11.30am.

The vehicle was impounded under hoon legislation for 30 days.

Police said it would cost the man $1143 to retrieve the car.

He was summonsed to appear at Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court at a later date.

Crushing machine destroyed

A rock-crushing machine has been destroyed by fire at Mount Tassie.

Police said a fire was lit at a quarry on Traralgon-Balook Road between Saturday, 24 June and Sunday, 25 June.

Latrobe Crime Investigation Unit detectives said the fire was being treated as suspicious.

People with information are asked to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Latrobe CIU on 5131 5000.