Victoria Police have charged a man after a number of pirate transmissions across the emergency services radio network.
The arrest forms part of a joint investigation involving the Australian Communications and Media Authority, Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority and Telstra.
Police executed a warrant at a residential address in Buchan.
A 42-year-old Buchan man was charged with a number of offences including;
• Causing interference to transmission;
• Transmission of false information;
• Interference in relation to certain radio communications; and
• Hinder police.
He has been remanded to appear at Bairnsdale Magistrates’ Court on November 28.