- Local found with knife
Junee police officers searched a 43-year-old man from Junee shortly after 7:00am on Monday, April 30. During their search, the officers located a knife in the man’s pocket. Upon being questioned, the man was unable to give the officers a reasonable excuse as to why he was carrying the knife. The knife was confiscated by the officers, who also issued the man with a criminal infringement notice for $550.
- Woman caught on drugs
Police stopped a 27-year-old woman from Junee who was driving on Regent Street on the morning of Tuesday, May 1. The officers gave the woman a random drug test, which quickly returned a positive reading. The Junee woman was then arrested and conveyed to the local police station for a secondary oral fluid test, which also returned positive. Police sent the sample off for further analysis and prohibited the woman from driving.
- Disqualified driver busted
A 31-year-old Junee man was stopped by police while he was driving down George Street around 5:30pm on April 22. A quick check by the officers revealed the man was in fact driving with a disqualified licence. The man was then issued with a notice to appear before Junee Local Court by the police officers.
- Eye on licenced premises
Junee Police have been keeping an eye on licensed premises around town, monitoring and enforcing both responsible service and responsible consumption of alcohol. This comes as part of a push to detect and crack down on alcohol-related crime in the shire. Police have also been conducting both covert and overt inspections of licensed premises, and have already issued a number of infringements to both patrons and managers.
- Rural crime on the agenda
Police throughout Junee Shire have stepped up patrols on rural roads and have been gathering intelligence from local farmers in a bid to crack down on rural crime. Police have asked anyone with information pertaining to rural crimes to contact the either station or Crime Stoppers.