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Police spring naked man at Tocumwal campsite

Man caught with his pants down at Tocumwal campsite

A Victorian man has literally been caught by police with his pants down during a routine inspection of a Tocumwal campsite on Sunday afternoon.

The man 22, was seen by police naked near at car at the beach campsite near Chinaman's Rd just after noon.

He was seen naked near a car which was reported to have had a naked female inside at the time.

Police charged him with indecent behaviour and will appear in court.

Mid range drunk driving charge in Moama

A Mooroopna man is set to face court after he was caught driving with a mid-range blood alcohol level at the weekend.

The man was driving along the Cobb Highway about 11.25pm on Saturday night when he was stopped by officers from a random breath test.

He returned a reading of .115 and was charged with mid-range drink driving, his licence was suspended and he will now appear at Moama Local Court.

Drugs, weapon found in Barooga

A 40-year-old Barooga man wil face court to answer charges of drugs and weapon possession.

Police found a quantity of cannabis and a pocket knife as they searched his car in Murray Valley National Park on Thursday afternoon.

He will answer the charges at Finley Local Court.

A second man, 49, will also face drugs possession charges at Finley Local Court after being caught in possession of cannabis in a wooden box on his car dashboard.

Officers also found more cannabis on his passenger seat.

Items taken from Deniliquin houseboat

Police are on the hunt for thieves who stole a fridge and fuel tank with fuel from a houseboat being stored in a Deniliquin yard.

The items were taken from the Hardinge St yard between noon on June 4 and 10am on July 8.

Domestic assault breach leads to drug find

A Deniliquin man will have a lot of explaining to do when he meets the magistrate.

He is charged with breaching an apprehended violence order and drug possession after a series of events in the past week.

It all started at 11am on Thursday. when during an argument, the man, 40, verbally threatened a woman and grabbed her by the arm, causing bruising.

On Saturday night, police were called to the residence after reports he had grabbed the woman by the neck during an argument.

Police arrested the man and served him with an apprehended violence order, which meant he was forbidden from returnning to the property;

About an hour later he was back at the property, demanded a bag be returned to him.

Police were again called and the bag was thrown from the property over a back fence.

The next morning police found the man at another property and again arrested him.

While in police custody his bag was searched and a quantity of cannabis and a glass ice pipe were found.

He was charged with breaching his order and drug possession, earning him a visit to Deniliquin Local Court.

Mid range drunk driving charge in Deniliquin

Police have charged a Deniliquin man, 40, with mid range drunk driving after being caught on Friday night.

The man was driving along Crispe St, about 8.05pm when he was stopped for a random breath test.

He was charged with mid range drink driving and will appear in Deniliquin Local Court after his licence was suspended on the spot.

Miracle escape as scrap metal flies into two cars near Moama

The occupants of two cars were lucky to escape with their lives after a stray piece of scrap metal smashed into two cars on the Cobb Highway at Moama on Saturday morning.

Just before noon, a metal sign from a trailer had come loose after a strap had failed.

It then Holden Rodeo, being driven by a 47-year-old man.

After smashing through the windshield, it exited through the back back of the cabin and then hit a second car, a Volkswagen SUV being driving by a 43-year-old woman.

The impact damaged the car's radiator and the driver's side panel.

Police said the faullty strap was to blame, but investigators concluded that even if the strap remained in place, the load was not properly secured.

Deniliquin woman fails breath test.

A Deniliquin P-plate driver has failed a drink driving test at the weekend, despite recording a blood-alcohol level under .05

The woman, 34, was stopped in Decimus St, just after 6pm on Friday night.

She returned a reading of .045, but being a P-plate driver, she is required to have a zero reading.

Her licence was suspended and she will appear in Deniliquin Local Court.

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Wangaratta men caught with a cocktail of drugs on way to Jerilderie party

Three Wangaratta teens on their way to Jerilderie party on Saturday night have been allegedly caught in possession of a cocktail of drugs.

The men, aged 18 and 19, have been charged with possession of cannabis, ketamine and MDMA between them.

One man was also found in possession of a knife.

The men were stopped at Jerilderie St Berrigan about 9.45pm on Saturday.

They have been charged with a range of drugs possession and weapons charges to appear in Finley Local Court.

Jewellery taken from Moama home

Police are investigating after jewellery was taken from a home in Moama last week.

Between 5.30pm on Tuesday and 11.30am on Sunday offenders have broken in through a fly wire door into a toilet.

The offrenders have ransacked the home and took the jewellery before leaving through a garage door.

Cowboy hats taken in Moama break and enter

Thieves have made off with cowboy hats after a break and enter at a Shaw St home last week,

Between 2pm on Tuesday and 7.25pm on Thursday, the offenders have cut a flywire door and gained entry to the home, ransacking the house before making off with the hats.