Break-ins, thefts over weekend

Police are investigating a series of break-ins and thefts from vehicles over the weekend.

Windows on two cars were smashed on Sunday night, with offenders stealing wallets from vehicles parked in Calarie Road and Gale Street.

A priest interrupted a would-be offender who had kicked in a side door at a local church shortly after midnight Sunday.

The alarms at a facility in Sam Street were also set off between midnight and 1am. 

In both cases, it appears the offender left the scene without taking anything.

In a separate event on Saturday night, cash, a laptop computer and food were stolen in a break and enter at a Farnell Street premises.

There was another break and enter at a Specks Road property. Offenders cut the locks of two sheds and stole tools. 

The rear number plate of a vehicle parked in Ferry Street on Saturday night was stolen.

Anyone with information that can help with investigations is urged to contact police on 6853 9999 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

A 17-year-old female has been charged with driving with special range prescribed concentration of alcohol. 

The driver was stopped for a random breath test in Harold Street about 3am Sunday.

A 23-year-old male has been charged with assault after throwing a can of deoderant at another person’s head. The incident took place about 10pm Saturday.