Wyndham residents are again in the news for breaching Chief Health Officer directions.
A male and a female had travelled beyond 5 kilometres to go to a playground in Wyndham to play with their children as they claimed they were “sick of walking around their local area.”
After receiving a noise complaint, police attended an address in Wyndham and located 5 people in a garage drinking and smoking, listening to loud music playing. All five people were issued with an infringement.
Police have issued a total of 276 fines to individuals for breaches in the last 24 hours.
- 37 for failing to wear a face covering when leaving home for one of the four approved reasons
- 25 at vehicle checkpoints
- 74 for curfew breaches
- 11,091 vehicles checked at the vehicle checkpoints
- Conducted 3,879 spot checks on people at homes, businesses and public places across the state (total of 247,806 spot checks conducted since 21 March).
Some of the breaches in other areas are as follows:
27 fines issued for those who were travelling to, or attended a protest in the CBD on Sunday.
A male was observed running across Edgedale Road in Kew overnight. He was stopped by police and stated he was just getting cigarettes, despite being aware of the curfew in place.
A vehicle was located in a carpark in Campbellfield, with four people inside all from different addresses claiming to be just “hanging out”. All four males were issued with fines.
A male was located in Yarra, more thank 5 kilometres from his address. He claimed he was catching up with friends for a drink.