Police grab licence plates
A 21-year-old Merimbula man will not be able to drive his vehicle after police confiscated his licence plates when he was caught making an aggravated burnout along Arthur Kaine Drive, Pambula. The incident occurred at 9.20am on Thursday, October 4 when the man was seen to make a deliberate and extended burnout on the road.
Not only has the man lost licence plates for three months but he’s also received a fine of $500 and four demerit points on his licence.
Sergeant Cliff Scarlett of Merimbula Police said: “This is something that police take extremely seriously and will not tolerate.”
Knife used on drinking partner
A 35-year-old Merimbula man has had bail refused and will face Bega Local Court next month after inflicting serious wounds with a knife during a drinking session at his home in Wonga Street, Merimbula.
The incident occurred in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday, October 22. The offended was known to the victim who sustained serious lacerations to both hands during an unprovoked attack after a heavy night of drinking in the offenders home.
A 39-year-old Pambula man was issued with two infringement notices for driving an unregistered and uninsured motor vehicle. The man was stopped by police on Friday, October 25 at noon on Market Street, Merimbula.
The Norfolk Pines Motel, Merimbula was a victim of malicious damage when 20 solar garden lights were ripped out, damaged and thrown on the roadway. Sergeant Cliff Scarlett of Merimbula Police said that there would have been an amount of noise and asked anyone hearing something untoward to contact police in future.
A 40-year-old Merimbula woman will face Bega Local Court next month after being stopped and breath tested at 2am on Sunday, October 27 on Monaro Street, Merimbula. The woman’s licence was suspended after she returned a reading of .08 (mid range).