Grower robbed


BURGLARS cut locks to gain entry to sheds before stealing equipment valued at $10,500 from a Somerville vegetable grower over the weekend.

Pivato Vegetables, of Tyabb-Tooradin Road, Somerville, lost a HP laptop valued at $2000, unregistered trailer ($500), generator ($1000), Spitwater pressure cleaner ($7000) and Unimig welder ($1800) in the overnight raid, Friday 24 May.

Detective Senior Sergeant Miro Majstorovic said the offenders reportedly spent some time inside the sheds before driving away.

First published in the Western Port Times – 29 May 2019