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Busy weekend for police

Monday, 11th March, 2013

Two vehicles collided on Saturday, with both drives taken to hospital. Two vehicles collided on Saturday, with both drives taken to hospital.

Two cars collided at the intersection of Garnet and Wolfram Streets on the weekend.

At 8.30am on Saturday, a vehicle travelling south on Garnet Street and another vehicle travelling west on Wolfram Street collided at low speeds.

According to police one of the vehicles, a Toyota Hilux, had tipped on its side.

The drivers of both cars were taken to the Broken Hill hospital.

At 11.45am on Saturday morning, a vehicle was pulled over by police conducting a traffic check.

The driver of the vehicle allegedly got out of the car and started abusing police.

According to police, the abuse was quite offensive and was attracting the attention of children at a nearby park and the driver's own child.

Police then searched the car and found the driver had a knife in his possession.

As a result the driver was given two infringement notices; one for possessing a knife in a public place and the other for offensive language.

Police received offensive phone calls on Saturday.

Police said there were threats made against them and as a result inquiries were made.

The call was found to be coming from Adelaide and the Sturt Police Station arrested the 36 year old former local man.

He was charged with threatening, menacing and harassing and will appear in the Adelaide magistrate's court on March 12.

At 12.15pm on Saturday a 22-yearold man was assaulted during a break and enter at his house.

Police spoke to the victim and his injuries were treated at the scene before he went to hospital.

Police are still conducting their investigations.

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