Police Beat

Cowboys caught in unlicensed trucks

A POLICE crackdown on unroadworthy and unlicensed heavy-haulage trucks in Toodyay has resulted in court appearances for three owners and four drivers.

(Pictured below) This truck was stopped for bald tyres, oil leaks and no fatigue-management log book.







Ten work orders for vehicle defects were also issued.

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Stirling Terrace drug drivers

ANOTHER eight drug drivers were stopped in Toodyay last month.

Suspects were required to undergo police roadside ‘lick and spit’ swabs which tested positive.

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Guns crackdown

APRIL marks the start of an intensive local police blitz on incorrectly secured and unlicensed firearms.

“Police will turn up unannounced at farms and other properties to inspect gun cabinets and the location of licensed firearms from an updated list held by police records in Perth,” Sgt Conder said.

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TOODYAY police raided a town property last month and discovered a large cannabis plant being grown inside a house.

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Charity Ride

SGT CONDER will again head off from Perth to Canberra on his motorcycle for this year’s Wall 2 Wall police charity ride.

It will be his fifth Wall 2 Wall ride after completing last year’s Mongolia charity ride to raise funds for sick children.

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