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Dubbo woman fined for failing to pay Caltex for fuel
7 hours ago

Dubbo woman fined for failing to pay Caltex for fuel

A Dubbo woman who brazenly drove off without paying for fuel has been fined in court.

Kimberly Hope Ah-See pleaded guilty to one count of dishonestly obtaining property by deception …
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Southeast service stations losing thousands as crime rate soars
1 month ago

Southeast service stations losing thousands as crime rate soars

Petrol drive offs are costing service stations an average of $7200 every year and the problem is especially bad in Melbourne’s southeast.

Figures from the Crime Statistics Agency revealed record …
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Gold Coast police officer pinned between cars trying to stop petrol thief
2 months ago

Gold Coast police officer pinned between cars trying to stop petrol thief

Police say they’re pretty sure they know who’s responsible for seriously injuring an officer during a petrol drive off in Labrador overnight.

Queensland Police have released footage of the incident …
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Police, service stations tackle rising issue of fuel theft in Blacktown
3 months ago

Police, service stations tackle rising issue of fuel theft in Blacktown

Petrol stations in Blacktown are losing thousands of dollars as police cite a rise in fuel theft across Blacktown.

Data from the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research shows there …
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Servos to name and shame dodgy petrol thieves
3 months ago

Servos to name and shame dodgy petrol thieves

Thousands of Sydneysiders are driving off without paying for petrol, spawning a new online “name and shame” website.

The drive-off epidemic in NSW – which works out as more …
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Man allegedly stole $1403 of diesel fuel
11 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
1 year 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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New petrol drive off policy means a win for victims: Police
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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