Police beat: break-in, alcohol theft and two men charged with possessing a knife

Two men, aged 20 and 37, were charged with being in possession of a knife in a public place after being stopped and searched by police on Friday night.

Police stopped the men in Johnson Street about 10.45pm and searched them, allegedly finding each carrying a knife – one measuring 11cm and the other 17cm.

The 37-year-old was also charged with possessing a prohibited drug, he was found to have what is alleged to be cannabis seeds with him.

They will face court in November.

Another man was charged with offensive behaviour after allegedly exposing himself in public on Friday evening. 

Police were patrolling as people left the showgrounds on Friday night, and followed the man after he ran from the police vehicle.

They stopped the man to search him, it is alleged he exposed himself and police issued a criminal infringement notice for offensive behaviour.

Police are investigating the theft of about $300 worth of alcohol from a local supermarket.

Police report that about 3.50pm on Saturday September 1 a woman picked up five bottles of alcohol, including Bundaberg Rum and Jim Beam, and then went out the entry doors – which were triggered to open by another woman. 

An iPhone X and leather wallet were stolen from a Hilda Street residence on Saturday evening. 

The home and vehicle were broken into about 10pm, police said. 

A pizza delivery vehicle was egged in Lachlan Street late Friday night.

Police said the offence occurred about 11.45pm.

Police are appealing for anyone with information about these matters to contact them on 6853 9999 or call CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000.