Police Beat with Zaida Glibanovic


Man and dog killed in fatal collision

POLICE will prepare a report for the coroner after a fatal collision in Maryvale on Friday, March 29.

Investigators have been told a man and his dog had just exited a vehicle on Derhams Lane when they were struck by a car about 7.40pm.

The 76-year-old Morwell man died on his way to hospital with life-threatening injuries and his dog died at the scene.

The driver of the car stopped at the scene and has spoken with police.

The exact circumstances surrounding the collision are yet to be determined and investigations remain ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, has CCTV or dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at crimestoppersvic.com.au


Morwell house fire

A FIRE broke out at a home on Woorarra Court in Morwell on the morning of Tuesday, March 26 around 9.40am.

Emergency services were quick to the scene.

The Latrobe Criminal Investigation Unit can confirm they are investigating a house fire that occurred around 9.30am on Tuesday, March, 26.

The cause of the fire has not been determined and therefore is being treated as suspicious, investigations are ongoing.


Traralgon store burglary

LATROBE Criminal Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses to come forward to assist in their investigating into a burglary that occurred at 1.48am on Tuesday, March 26, at an electronics store on Queens Parade in Traralgon.

It is alleged two offenders have used a light-coloured utility to ram the store and then stole E-scooters and E-bikes to the value of $10,000.

Anyone with information is being urged to get in touch with the Latrobe Crime Investigation Unit or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report to crimestoppersvic.com.au