Speaking at the current Albany SES base on Sandford Road, Acting Insp. Hugh Letessier praised the volunteers after a hectic start to 2022.
Grapes and Gallops combines fine wine, fashion and horse racing with thousands flocking to Frost Park for the club’s biggest event on the calendar.
Taking one side to the week-long competition, Green Range-Ongerup were successful on the opening day but then lost on day two.
A 36-year-old Como man was hit with several drug charges as a result of the traffic stop.
WATCH: Two young girls have jumped to the rescue of two elderly men who were clinging to their capsized dinghy hundreds of metres offshore near Denmark on Tuesday.
Erik Larsson has been charged with careless driving and obstructing a police officer after the search which ended when a member of the public spotted him on South Coast Highway.
The 36-year-old Albany man was taken into custody and interviewed in Bunbury before making a brief court appearance where bail was refused.
Wrap of the day two action from senior country week as the Albany and Districts first XI make it two wins in a row.
Results from the opening day of senior country week as the Albany and Districts first XI start with a big win.
Police officers dressed in protective equipment arrested the man, who was holidaying in the Great Southern town, at Prawn Rock Channel.
Members of the public witnessed police officers dressed in protective equipment take the man into custody in the car park.
Cameron Newbold & Liam Croy
SES volunteers in the Great Southern region have experienced a staggering number of call-outs so far this year, with most of them being major search and rescue operations.
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