Gunnedah police briefs

Police warn drivers on passenger safety  

POLICE are urging motorists to ensure their passengers are restrained correctly.

It follows a woman, 59, being issued with two infringement notices for ‘unrestrained child’. It came after police noticed two small children in the car were not restrained in approved car seats when they stopped her for a random breath test on View Street, Gunnedah on August 7.

Police are reminding drivers they are responsible for the safe transport of all passengers in their vehicle.

Stolen scooter

A MGP scooter was stolen from a carport in Wentworth Ave, Gunnedah between 6pm on August 5 and 8am on August 6. 

The scooter is described as having black wheels with a silver deck.  

Though there is no excuse for stealing, police would like to remind residents to ensure they take all reasonable steps to secure your personal property and perhaps remove the opportunity for thieves to steal it. 

Theft at court

AN iPad and wallet were stolen from a room at the Gunnedah Local Court between 12pm and 2.30pm on August 8.

The thief has then tried to use a card from the stolen wallet to make an unauthorised purchase at a local supermarket.  

Gunnedah police are continuing their investigations into this incident and would like to hear from anyone who may have information to assist them. 

Attempted break and enter

POLICE are calling for information on at attempted break and enter into a Gunnedah home on August 7. 

Between 8.45am and 5.45pm, persons have attempted to gain entry into a Palmer Crescent house.

As the offence occurred during daylight hours, police are hopeful that a resident may have seen someone or a vehicle that may have been acting suspiciously.  

Police would also like to hear from any resident that have have CCTV fitted to their property.