Merry time for busy thieves

By Cobram Courier

Police have urged the public to be vigilant following a spate of break-ins and petty theft incidents during the holiday period.

Between December 10 and January 3, a Cobram cool store business had cordless power tools stolen.

Offenders entered the equipment room where the tools and stole a Milwaukee hammer drill kit and two Hitachi impact drill sets, valued at $1100 were stolen. Police are investigating.

Two Cobram teenagers had a trip to the pool ruined when they were targeted by thieves.

The teens were swimming at the Cobram pool on Punt Rd, while an unknown offender stole their phones and cash from a backpack left in the change rooms. The cash and phones was valued at $366.

Unknown offenders forced a garden shed door at a Karook St home between January 1 and January 6.

Stolen from the garden shed was a Weber Baby Q barbecue, a Makita drop saw, a Liquid Force wake board and other items to the value of $2850.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Senior Constable Bree George at Cobram police.

A Cobram man was intercepted on Saturday night by Cobram police and allegedly returned a positive roadside breath test.

He was taken to Cobram police station where he allegedly returned a breath alcohol reading of 0.235.

The man’s licence was cancelled and his vehicle was impounded at a cost of $1595. He will face Cobram Magistrates’ Court at a later date.