Colac man facing drug charges

POLICE have charged a Colac man with drug trafficking after finding cannabis and methamphetamine at a Wynne Street property.

Detective Senior Constable Mick Palmer of the Colac police crime investigation unit said Colac police and the Victoria Police dog squad searched the Colac house on Wednesday morning.

“As a result of that police located some drugs and arrested a 27-year-old man,” Sen Const Palmer said.

“He appeared before Geelong Magistrate’s court Wednesday afternoon and has been bailed to appear before a magistrate’s court on March 11,” he said.

Man hurt during burglary

A CAMPERDOWN man suffered head injuries after a burglar hit him with a piece of wood during a home invasion.

Acting Senior Sergeant Sean Halley of Camperdown police said the victim went to investigate a noise in his garage about 4.30am on Wednesday.

Act Sen Sgt Halley said the man disturbed a burglar who assaulted him.

“It appears that he has been hit on the head with a piece of wood,” he said.

“He’s been taken to hospital for observation, he received some bruising and swelling.”

Act Sen Sgt Halley appealed to the public for information about the break-in and assault.

“We’re seeking anyone with information to speak to Crime Stoppers,” he said.


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