Police were patrolling in Weblands Street, Aberglasslyn on Friday afternoon following reports of unregistered motorbikes in the area. Police sighted a motorbike, but when they caught up the rider abandoned the bike and ran off. Police took possession of the unregistered motorbike. The owner of the bike is welcome to attend Maitland Police Station to inquire about getting the bike back.
Attempt break and enter
On Wednesday night offenders tried to break into the Noel Unicomb Hall in Woodberry by breaking windows and a door. Luckily no entry was gained and nothing was stolen. Police are asking for community help in identifying the offenders. Please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 if you know something. Calls can be anonymous.
Fraud after credit card stolen from car
A vehicle parked in Woodberry was broken into during the evening of Monday, April 9, and a wallet containing cash and a credit card were stolen. The offender then used a credit card to make a fraudulent purchase. Police are investigating the matter but are also calling on motorists to remove valuables from parked vehicles and lock their vehicle everytime.
P-plate driver, mid-range drink driving
In the early hours of Sunday morning Maitland police allegedly detected a vehicle travelling over the speed limit on the New England Highway, East Maitland. The vehicle was stopped and the driver breath-tested. The 38-year-old male driver was allegedly caught driving with more than twice the legal alcohol level in his blood for a fully licensed driver when he was a P-plate driver. The man had his licence suspended and will be attending Maitland Court.
Drink driving and possessing drugs
In another driving matter a 46 year-old male, whose licence had expired was allegedly caught low range drink driving at Denton Park Drive, Rutherford. It is also alleged at the time of arrest the man possessed a small amount of cannabis. He too will be attending Maitland Court.