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TWO motorists were
detected driving unli-
censed, with one over the
legal blood-alcohol limit,
in Renmark last week.
At around 1.50pm last
Wednesday, a 23-year-
old man from Renmark
was stopped by police on
Murtho Street after checks
revealed his licence was
The man was arrested
and charged with driv-
ing disqualified, and was
bailed to appear in the
Berri Magistrates Court at
a later date. His car was
Later that day, police
stopped a man on Renmark
Avenue at around 8.10pm
after he was detected
travelling at 72km/h in a
60km/h speed zone.
Police breath tested the
man who allegedly pro-
duced a blood-alcohol
reading of 0.062.
Renmark man was issued
with an on-the-spot $1070
fine for speeding and
exceeding the prescribed
concentration of alcohol.
SA Police caught 39
drink drivers and 11 drug
drivers over the weekend,
including two over the
legal blood-alcohol limit in
the Murray Mallee, during
a statewide operation.
Between 7pm on Friday
and 3.30am on Saturday,
3528 drivers were tested
for alcohol and a further
179 drivers were tested for
drugs during Operation
Stop Drink-Drug Drive.
A 69-year-old woman
from Cadell, stopped in
the Riverland, recorded a
blood-alcohol reading of
The 11 drug drivers
tested positive for meth-
or a combination of both
drugs. Seventeen vehicles
were impounded during
the operation and 20 driv-
ers received immediate
loss of licence notifications
ranging in periods from six
months to 12 months.
Renmark sack truck stolen
RIVERLAND police are investigating a business
break-in at Renmark this week.
Sometime between 12noon on Tuesday, January
3, and 8.30am on Wednesday, January 4, entry was
allegedly gained to a shed of a business premises on
Renmark Avenue and a sack truck was stolen from
If anyone has information on the break-in, please
contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report
online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au
boiled or in a
are going crazy for the popular
freshwater crustacean at the
Owner of Barmera’s Top Catch
Tackle and Bait, Kym Manning,
eats the yabbies straight from a
pot of boiling, salted water, while
other people pickle their catch in a
variety of brines, including canola
oil, herbs, lemonade, vinegar and
I decided to use a simple lemon,
garlic and herb sauce that goes well
with most crustaceans, whether
they are from the sea or the river.
Keep the shells on, because it
adds flavour to the sauce, which
you can dip the yabbies in just
before you eat.
The yabbies could also be served
with a garlic aioli for dipping and
chips on the side.
Have you got a favourite yabby
recipe which you would like to
share with the Riverland? Email
with your recipes and we may pub-
lish them in this Friday’s Pioneer.
My simple yabby recipe – what’s yours?
Before turning to journalism, the Murray Pioneer’s JEREMY ROCHOW was a fully qualified chef, who racked up years working at reputable
eateries in South Australia and overseas. Of late, Jeremy has been trying to catch yabbies – like many other Riverlanders – and today
combines his two skills to outline a simple yabby recipe.
20 yabbies unpeeled
2 tablespoon butter
1 tsp olive oil
4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1 tbsp parsley chopped
1 tbsp phyme chopped
1 brown onion, finely diced
1 cup of dry white wine
1. Place a large pot of water with a
pinch of salt on the stove to boil.
2. Meanwhile, in a fry pan on a med-
ium to high heat place the olive oil and
3. Once the butter has melted and is
turning a light brown colour add the
finely diced onion, garlic and chopped
4. Saute the onion and garlic until it
becomes translucent. Add the white
wine and simmer for about three
5. Pour the yabbies into the pot of
boiling water and cook for about two to
three minutes then drain.
6. Add the yabbies to the garlic, herb
mixture and stir through well, allowing
to cook for another two minutes.
7. Finish with the juice of half a lemon,
chopped parsley and salt and pepper
Garlic and herb yabbies
Emma Lloyd, two-and-a -half, tastes
yabbies for the first time.
PHOTO: Jo Lloyd
Yabbies caught in Loxton.
PHOTO: Victoria Turner
A catch of yabbies in Renmark. PHOTO: Tammy Greer
yabby net at
Jeremy Rochow and his colleagues at the Murray Pioneer caught a few
yabbies last week and decided to share a simple garlic herb and butter
recipe. PHOTO: Jane Kuerschner
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