Weekly crime report: Police chase car thieves

Police are on the lookout following a spate of vehicle break-ins across Collie.

Thieves broke into a vehicle on Bunbury Street between Wednesday, April 17 and Thursday, April 18.

The culprits smashed a window and stole a pair of sunglasses.

A second vehicle was targeted on Venn Street West around 10.20pm on April 17. A window was smashed, but nothing was stolen.

Thieves smashed a car window on Harnett Street on Friday, April 19. Nothing was stolen in the incident.

That same night, another vehicle - on Marshall Street in Collie's industrial area - had its tyres slashed and windows smashed.

Police and fire crews responded to a fire on Mornington Road, Harris River last Thursday.

The blaze was deemed suspicious after two ignition points were discovered.

People who saw anyone acting suspiciously between 10am and 2.30pm have been urged to contact Collie Police or Crime Stoppers.

Vandals damaged a water feature on Johnston Street, between 8.15pm and 8.25pm on Friday night.

A nine-month-old baby was killed in a crash in Harris River on Saturday, April 20.

Collie Police Officer in Charge Senior Sergeant Heath Soutar said the incident was "sad and tragic for everyone involved".

A fence was damaged on Ireland Street, Allanson on Sunday, April 21.

Police believe a vehicle may have crashed into it overnight.

Over the past five days, Collie police completed 74 jobs, put eight people through the lock-up, and recorded five family violence incidents.

Snr. Sgt. Soutar praised campers and drivers for displaying good behaviour during the holiday period.

Collie Police conducted more than 300 random breath tests over the Easter long weekend.

One man received an immediate licence disqualification for exceeding the 0.08 blood-alcohol limit.

Police charged one woman with no authority to drive and seized her vehicle.

One person delivered a positive drug test.