Port Campbell police have impounded the vehicles of two Timboon men in one week, both having been found driving without a valid licence.
A police spokesperson said the first incident occurred on December 5 at about 1pm when residents reported a VE Commodore wagon driving along the Timboon-Camperdown rail trail walking track.
"A male was driving whilst disqualified on the Timboon-Camperdown rail trail," the spokesperson said.
"Three children were present in the vehicle at the time. Members of the public had called the police who after inquiries established which vehicle it was and who was driving.
"Subsequently, police attended the 42-year-old Timboon man's address and impounded his vehicle at the cost of $1295.
"He was charged with driving whilst disqualified and improper use of a motor vehicle. He will face court at a later date."
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A second Timboon man was found driving along Bucknell Road in Ecklin South with a cancelled licence yesterday.
"A 29-year-old Timboon man drove past police, who after performing subsequent checks on him, found his licence was cancelled. " the spokesperson said.
"He then dumped the vehicle at a friend's house. He ran inside and tried to get his friend to say he was driving.
"However, his friend didn't want to cop the penalties so he fessed up."
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