Narooma area police report: Dec. 11

Police search for missing local

NAROOMA police spent Tuesday searching for a 40-year-old local Narooma man Jason Griffiths who was last seen on Sunday.

Police have concerns for his welfare and checked the coastline around the Narooma area from the ground before the Westpac Lifesaver 3 helicopter was called in on Tuesday afternoon to conduct an additional search from the air.

Police are also checking to see if he may have left the area and he may be driving a late model grey Ford Falcon sedan. 

Bermagui house fire

FIREFIGHTERS from Bermagui, Narooma and Cobargo and police responded to a house fire on Henry Street Bermagui just before 9am yesterday.

A number of the units were stood down after it was determined to be minor electrical fire and the occupants were not home.

Mid ranger

A 43-year-old man stopped for a random breath test in Cobargo at 3.45pm on Saturday failed the test and was charged with mid-range drink driving, had his licence suspended and was given a court date.

Tools stolen

TOOLS worth around $4000 were stolen from a property on Old South Coast Road, Narooma between late August and late November.

Fence flattened

SOMEONE reversed into the fence at the funeral business on Graham Street, Narooma between 4pm on Wednesday and 10am on Friday and police are seeking any witnesses.

Heifer taken

A BLACK Limousine heifer, aged 18 months, was taken from a property at Wandella between November 17 and Saturday.

Bikes recovered

FOUR bicycles were stolen from the veranda of a Forsters Bay Road, Narooma residence in the 24 hours after 6pm on Friday.

Three were recovered in the Carters Beach swamp area at Kianga but one is still missing.

Movember donation

NAROOMA and Bermagui police officers were pleased to be able to shave off their moustaches after raising $140 for Movember.

Vehicle owners of Bermagui be warned

POLICE in Bermagui have initiated a campaign to encourage residents and visitors to secure their vehicles following a spate of thefts from cars and also the theft of several vehicles in and around the town.

Local officers have the assistance of the Bega Valley Shire Council and posters about the vehicle security will soon be going up in public places and on notice boards.

Police remind vehicle owners it is actually an offence punishable by fines to leave vehicles unsecured, unlocked or with the keys in the ignition.

Anyone with any information on these matters should contact Narooma police at 4476 2044 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

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