.22 rifle stolen from Alectown property

A .22 calibre rifle was stolen from an Alectown property sometime over the weekend.

The rifle was left unattended in a utility. 

Enquiries are continuing. 

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Two people were taken to hospital for observation after a car accident on Sunday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the intersection of Close and Hooley Streets at 3.30pm. 

A 27-year-old male learner driver from Parkes failed to give way and crashed his white Commodore utility into an older model white Ford Laser. 

The L plater and his supervising driver were not injured in the collision. 

The driver of the Laser was also uninjured, however both his passengers were taken to Parkes Hospital as a precaution. 

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An 18-year-old Parkes man failed a roadside drug test on Saturday morning. 

Police stopped the man in Clarinda Street at 9am.

The roadside drug test returned a positive result for methamphetamines. 

Police are awaiting results from further analysis before any charges are laid. 

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Police are viewing CCTV in an attempt to identify a woman who stole items from a local supermarket at 4pm on Monday last week.

Described as caucasian with blonde hair, the woman stole baby formula and makeup products to the value of $50. 

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Roof tiles have been removed from two buildings at Parkes Public School.

The malicious damage to L Block and K Block was discovered at 9.30am on Tuesday last week. 

The tiles are valued at $200.