Police Beat: Bega district police report, August 23

Tathra break-in

A service station in Bega Street, Tathra has been broken into in the early hours of Wednesday morning,  August 23.

At 3.18am, offenders have smashed through a glass door and stolen cash from a till.

Police are investigating and examining the scene.

Driver’s drug reading

A 39 year old man has been detected by Eden Police after a random breath and drug test on Tuesday, August 22, with a positive result for drugs.

At 9.20am a Subaru wagon was stopped on Towamba Road, Eden. An oral fluid test was positive to cannabis.

He was arrested and taken to Bega Police Station for a secondary test.

He was issued a 24 hour prohibition notice from driving.

Police will take legal action pending laboratory testing.

Home invasion

At 3am Wednesday August 23, occupants of a house in Marjorie Cres, Batehaven were awoken to the sound of a person entering their property.

The offender was challenged and fled.

The person may have gained access through an unlocked side door.

Police are investigating the incident and urge the public to secure their homes at all times.