COVID BREACH: Travelling to Geelong to “Purchase Sportswear”

Four men have been fined after they were located in a car at a vehicle checkpoint. They stated they were travelling to Geelong to “purchase sportswear.”

In the last 24 hours police have issued a total of 175 fines in Victoria to individuals for breaching the Chief Health Officer directions.

Some of the fines include 23 for failing to wear a face-covering when leaving home for one of the four approved reasons, 13 at vehicle checkpoints and 55 for curfew breaches.

Six people were also fined after they were located by police drinking together in an apartment in the CBD.