Police in Cunnamulla are continuing to work Operation Five Alive which sees them targeting the Fatal Five factors that are known causes for our fatal crashes-speeding, drink and drug driving, failure to wear a seatbelt, driving whilst fatigued and driver distraction or inattention.
And Police say last week proved disappointing with six speeding drivers detected, with speeds ranging from 104km in a 90km zone to 132km in a 100km.
A 70-year-old Murchison East man travelling through Cunnamulla was charged with drink driving, with an alleged reading of 0.061 per cent BAC.
A 32-year-old Cunnamulla woman was issued with an infringement notice for failing to display green provisional plates.
Cunnamulla Police say they are maintaining their zero-tolerance approach to public order offences.
Following a large disturbance on Bedford Street Cunnamulla eight people from Cunnamulla charged with unlawful assembly.
These included a 21-year-old woman, two 22-year-old women, a 25-year-old woman, two 22-year-old men, a 26 year-old-man and a 16-year-old boy. All offenders are due to appear at the Cunnamulla Magistrates Court on August 17.
A further three people from Cunnamulla have also been charged with assault/obstruct police and one other has been charged with wilful damage following this incident. These included a 25-year-old woman, 21-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man.
A 19-year-old man from Cunnamulla was charged with alleged public nuisance after creating a disturbance at the Cunnamulla Hospital.
Everyone is due to appear at the Cunnamulla Magistrates Court on September 4.
With summer around the corner it’s time to get our summer bodies ready and a few officers from Cunnamulla have put the challenge out there to join us at John Kerr Park on a Wednesday afternoons to do the BEEP test.
If you have the goods to beat big Laurie, or want to put him to the test, come along and join in-It’s on 5pm every Wednesday.
The Cunnamulla Blue Light Shearing program is still in full swing with all the budding shearers working hard and gearing up for their final shearing camp that starts on the September 3.
This is the final camp and all participants are heading in the direction of passing a Certificate II in Rural Operations. Pretty outstanding effort.