Victorian man fined for isolation breach at Temora

A Victorian man has been fined for breaching self-isolation directions in Temora, about 80km west of Young.

Police from the Riverina Police District on Thursday, July 23 attended a holiday apartment on Parkes Street, Temora about 5pm, after receiving information in relation to a breach.

Police spoke with two Victorian men, who arrived under a permit in NSW on Tuesday, July 14, and planned to move to Queensland, so were staying at the location in NSW for their self-isolation period.

It was established one of the men had gone to a local gym for a workout and attended a chemist earlier that day. Following inquiries, officers issued the 37-year-old man with a $1000 penalty infringement notice for failing to comply with noticed direction.

Anyone who has information regarding individuals or businesses in contravention of a COVID-19-related ministerial direction is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: Information is treated in strict confidence.

Meanwhile, Young police are reminding residents to be vigilant following a string of steal from motor vehicle offences, and break-ins to homes. Police say they've arrested offenders however say there are ways to prevent these types of crimes.

"The team and I take incidents like this personally and work hard to stop these crimes from happening, but we need you, the community to help us," Acting Sergeant Chris Bambrick said.

  • Lock your vehicles
  • Never leave your unlocked vehicle unattended.
  • Keep your keys in a location which is out of sight/not obvious.
  • Lock your doors and windows at night.
  • Do not leave valuables in your vehicle.
  • Report suspicious behaviour.