Police Beat with Tom Hayes


Arrest made

POLICE have arrested a 42-year-old Morwell man with a string of offences, including theft of motor vehicle, theft, contravening Court Order, unlicensed driving and failing to stop on police direction.

He has been charged and remanded into custody to appear at the Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday, May 29).


Missing parrot

HAVE you seen this Blue Indian Ringneck Parrot?

Missing: Parrott, ‘Apple’, is believed to have been stolen from a Traralgon house earlier this month. Photograph supplied

Eight-month-old, Apple, went missing between May 14 and 15 from her home in Traralgon and is believed to have been stolen.

Apple is bright blue, with two little distinctive cracks in her beak.

If you have seen Apple, or know anything about her disappearance, contact Leading Senior Constable, Tom Monaghan at Traralgon Police on 5172 2700.


Have you seen this Ute?

INVESTIGATORS from the Latrobe Crime Investigation Unit are seeking assistance in relation to a stolen white Nissan Patrol from Yallourn on Saturday, May 4.

The vehicle has been seen at a number of businesses within the Latrobe Valley since it was stolen.

Help: Have you seen this Ute? Latrobe Crime Investigation Unit members believe the person pictured may be able to help with their enquires. Photograph supplied

Police are seeking the identity of the person pictured, as it is believed they may be able to assist police with enquiries.

If anyone has information on the identity of the people, contact Detective Acting Sergeant Jarred Smith at Latrobe Crime Investigation Unit, or make a report at crimestoppersvic.com.au