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Petrol patrol gets tough
4 months ago

Petrol patrol gets tough

Bowser bandits, watch out. A team of Werribee-based police officers is dedicated to cracking down on thieves who commit petrol drive-offs in Wyndham.

Sergeant Brett Van Der Vliet said the …
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Man allegedly stole $1403 of diesel fuel
6 months ago

Man allegedly stole $1403 of diesel fuel

A man allegedly filled up a truck with more than $1400 worth of petrol and drove off without paying at an Eastern Creek service station.

Blacktown police have called on …
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Car thefts fuel service station petrol rip-offs
7 months ago

Car thefts fuel service station petrol rip-offs

SERVICE stations have been forced to watch hundreds of dollars drive away every month as cars pull out without paying for their petrol.

Senior Constable Steve Smith of Mackay Police …
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Labor government, police set sights on petrol thieves in new campaign
8 months ago

Labor government, police set sights on petrol thieves in new campaign

MOTORISTS who fill up and flee will be targeted in a fuel theft crackdown announced by the state government today.

Victoria Police and the Labor government have set their sights …
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New petrol drive off policy means a win for victims: Police
10 months ago

New petrol drive off policy means a win for victims: Police

A CHANGE of policy means Victoria Police will investigate every petrol drive off in a bid to ease the burden on victims of crime.

Ballarat Superintendent Jenny Wilson was among …
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Police warn drivers not paying for fuel can expect to be charged
11 months ago

Police warn drivers not paying for fuel can expect to be charged

AS PETROL prices continue to rise across the state, police have sent out a stern warning to drivers who are filling up and driving off without paying for their fuel; expect …
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Hi-tech cameras to scan number plates in bid to stop petrol thieves
11 months ago

Hi-tech cameras to scan number plates in bid to stop petrol thieves

NUMBER PLATES of vehicles entering some service stations, shopping centres and hospitals are to be scanned in an effort to counter petrol thieves and boom-gate runners.

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Portarlington petrol station to implement pre-pay fuel due to drive-offs
12 months ago

Portarlington petrol station to implement pre-pay fuel due to drive-offs

A PORTARLINGTON petrol station owner says his business is so crippled by fuel thefts he has been forced to make all customers pre-pay for fuel.

Tower …
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Ex-youth worker stole more than $700 of petrol during 10-month theft spree
1 year ago

Ex-youth worker stole more than $700 of petrol during 10-month theft spree

A former youth worker whose job was to help traumatised, at-risk youth stole more than $700 of petrol during a 10-month theft spree.

Bryan Church fronted …
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Drive-offs cost Canberra petrol station owner thousands
1 year ago

Drive-offs cost Canberra petrol station owner thousands

A Canberra petrol station owner says he has lost up to $2500 in the last four months as an increasing number of people drive off without paying for their fuel.


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