83-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed at Murrumbateman 

Police are calling anyone with Dashcam footage to come forward as an 83-year-old lady was killed. At about 6:15PM on Friday, the lady was walking across the roadway at Murrumbateman on the Barton Highway near the 70km/hr zone. She was struck by a northbound Mitsubishi Triton Utility vehicle, and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the utility was taken to the hospital for mandatory testing. The exact cause of the crash is still under investigation.

“This is just a tragic set of circumstances that has lead to this poor lady’s death. It is most unfortunate and police are still conducting investigations,” said Inspector David Cowell at Yass Police Station.

If you have Dashcam footage from the vicinity and around that time, police ask that you contact Yass Police Station or Crimestoppers.

Bookham Transfer Station Damaged

Between Thursday afternoon and Sunday the 2nd of October, someone has damaged the entry gate to the Bookham Transfer Station. Police are looking for information and witnesses. Police ask anyone who may have information to please contact Yass Police Station or crime stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Mid-Range Drink Driver

At about 9:50PM on Thursday night, police stopped a 45-year-old man in Yass town for mobile random breath testing. He returned a positive reading and was taken back to the police station, where he returned a reading of 0.108. This is a midrange PCA drink driving offence, and because of this, his license was suspended on the spot. He has received a police attendance notice to attend Yass local court later on in November. 

Fires now Require a Permit 

Police have received a few calls about bonfires over the weekend. Because we are now in a fire permit fire danger period as of the 1st of October, people should remember that any fires will require a permit.