Police Beat

May 11, 2017

Joint operation

Shepparton, Seymour and Benalla Highway Patrol units conducted Operation Joint on Saturday, May 6, in Shepparton.

Police patrolled various locations in the CBD between 5pm and 1am the following morning detecting a number of breaches to the Road Safety Act.

As a result of the operation 27 individuals were detected for offences, which included: speeding; blood alcohol and alleged drug offences; disqualified, suspended and unlicensed drivers; and unsafe or defected vehicles.

During the same period police attended three collisions in the Shepparton area.

A 74-year-old man and a 46-year-old woman were airlifted to Melbourne after a collision on the Shepparton-Katamatite Road and Lemnos North intersection in Congupna about 10.30pm. Shepparton Highway Patrol members are investigating the collision and are appealing for any witnesses.

ā—¸Anyone with any information is urged to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800333000 or submit a confidential crime report at

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