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Australia’s police need priority access to fuel in times of crisis
3 months ago

Australia’s police need priority access to fuel in times of crisis

Border closures and reduced trade and commerce have brought to the fore discussions about the risks and benefits of globalisation, and a strong focus on the need to stockpile fuel …
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Petrol theft: why police are cracking down
5 months ago

Petrol theft: why police are cracking down

“If you’re thinking about stealing petrol, think again. You won’t get away with it.”

This is the message Ballarat police want to send to the community.

While for several years …
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Man arrested after car chase and foot pursuit suspected in spate of petrol drive-offs
7 months ago

Man arrested after car chase and foot pursuit suspected in spate of petrol drive-offs

A man arrested after a police chase is suspected of being responsible for numerous petrol drive-offs in the northern suburbs over the past six weeks.

A police patrol spotted a …
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Three offenders’ attempt to burgle Caltex Service Station in St Arnaud was foiled when police pulled in
2 years ago

Three offenders’ attempt to burgle Caltex Service Station in St Arnaud was foiled when police pulled in

OFFENDERS attempting to burgle a St Arnaud Caltex Service Station were interrupted on-scene by police.

Three offenders were attempting to break into the service station on the Sunraysia Highway about 1.20am …
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Labor government, police set sights on petrol thieves in new campaign
2 years 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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Ricky Jenkins faces Wagga Local Court after assaulting Caltex service station employee
2 years ago

Ricky Jenkins faces Wagga Local Court after assaulting Caltex service station employee

A man who told police he assaulted a service station worker because “he said my grandmother’s undies smelled” has fronted court for sentencing.

Lake Albert resident Ricky Jenkins, 32, was …
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Petrol tank of police patrol car catches fire at Largs Bay while being filled at service station
4 years ago

Petrol tank of police patrol car catches fire at Largs Bay while being filled at service station

15 April 2016

A POLICE officer has escaped injury after the petrol tank of his patrol car caught fire while he was filling it at a service station.

At 1am …
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Woman’s petrol stop holds clues to New Year’s Eve drive-by shooting in Lalor
5 years ago

Woman’s petrol stop holds clues to New Year’s Eve drive-by shooting in Lalor

David Hurley, 14 January 2016

POLICE investigating the fatal drive-by shooting of a man in Melbourne’s north on New Year’s Eve have released a picture of a woman who may …
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Handbag, numberplate thefts expected to soar over summer
5 years ago

Handbag, numberplate thefts expected to soar over summer

Rebecca Di Nuzzo, 17 December 2015

POLICE are urging people to keep an eye on their handbags and watch out for thieves stealing numberplates from vehicles.

Sergeant Paul Melrose from …
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EastLink car filled with stolen petrol before dramatic hit-run
5 years ago

EastLink car filled with stolen petrol before dramatic hit-run

Wes Hosking, 12 November 2015

A CAR which struck a police officer who then opened fire on EastLink was involved in a petrol drive off only hours before the drama.


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