Mathoura woman escapes burning house
A candle could be to blame for a fire which destroyed half a home in Mathoura last week.
It was just after 10pm Thursday when the woman, 46, awoke to find the Livingstone St home full of smoke.
She was able to escape through a rear door and call 000.
There was damage to about 60 per cent of the home.
Authorities are warning residents to take care with candles and heaters during the winter months.
Barooga police find meth amphetamine during car search
A Cobram woman will face FInley Local Court after allegedly being caught in possession of meth amphetamine on Saturday morning.
The woman, 33, was a passenger in a car being driven along Vermont St, about 12.55am, when police stopped it for a random breath test.
Police then searched the car, finding two bags of a substance police will claim is meth amphetamine.
She was charged with possession.
Moama fire brigade were quick to respond
When a power pole caught fire in Moama on Friday morning, the local fire brigade didn't have far to travel to put it out.
The pole was at the corner of Maiden St and Francis St, which is in front of the local fire brigade.
It was put out promptly and the energy company will repair the damage.
Police catch woman with traffickable quantity of meth amphatmine at Moama club
Police have charged a woman with possession and supply of a traffickable quantity of meth amphetamine after being arrested at a Moama club on Friday.
Officers were walking through the venue at 11.30pm, when they checked the woman, 27, for her ID.
She left the club, leaving behind a tablet, containing suspicious information, which was handed to police.
Police caught up with her at the front of the club and searched her.
They found four bags of a crystal substance, which police will claim to be meth amphetamine, greater than the traffickable quantity of three grams.
She will face court at a later date.
Deniliquin man sprayed with capsicum spray after breaching AVO
A Deniliquin man will fac court for resisting arrest and breaching an apprehended violence order.
On Sunday afternoon the man was caught by police within 100 metres of the victim's Deniliquin south home, allegedly in possession of a knife, which police didn't sight.
After failing to comply with police instructions, he then sprayed with capsicum spray and arrested.
He was charged with resisting arrest and breaching an order.
ITunes fraud catches out a Deniliquin resident
Police are again warning residents to be careful giving strangers access to your computer after another fraud was detected in the town last week.
A Deni man, 67, was contacted by someone claiming to be from Telstra on Tuesday last week.
He was asked for remote access to his computer to help them catch a hacker.
The caller awked the man to purchase a large quantity of iTunes cards, which were claimed by the scammers before the man could realise.
Police are warning residents and retailers selling items like iTunes cards to be aware of suspiciously large amounts of gift cards being bought.