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BREAKS & THEFTS
REPORTS & ARRESTS
A 51-year-old Kapunda man was ar-
rested in Kapunda for property damage
and an outstanding warrant on Septem-
A 31-year-old Tanunda man was reported
in Tanunda for drink-driving with a read-
ing of 0.106 per cent by Nuriootpa police
on September 24. He was issued with an
instant loss of licence and had his vehicle
A 19-year-old Williamstown man was
arrested for property damage by Wil-
liamstown police on September 25.
A 29-year-old woman was reported for
driving while disqualified and a positive
drug reading on Cliff Road, Roseworthy, by
Barossa highway patrol on September 26.
Her vehicle was seized.
A young heifer was found dead in a
paddock in Ebenezer between September
19 and 21. It appeared to have been shot
from the roadway.
A 21-year-old Gawler East man was ar-
rested for attempting to evade police in a
pursuit, dangerous behaviour and breach of
bail by Gawler police on September 24.
Barossa CIB arrested a 40-year-old
Lewiston man for cultivating and pos-
sessing cannabis for sale, two counts of
failing to secure firearms and possessing
unlicensed firearms on September 24.
A 36-year-old Evanston man was arrested
for unlawful possession by Gawler police on
A 35-year-old Evanston man was ar-
rested for unlawful possession by Gawler
police on September 27.
A 25-year-old Salisbury Downs man was
reported for driving while disqualified by
Gawler police on September 23. His vehicle
was impounded for 28 days.
A 35-year-old Gawler West man was re-
ported for driving while disqualified and
drink-driving with a reading of 0.126 per
cent by Gawler police on September 24.
His vehicle was impounded for 28 days.
A 30-year-old Willaston man was report-
ed by Gawler police for an offence which
occurred on July 28 and involved doing 167
km/h in a 90 km/h zone and failing to an-
swer questions truthfully.
A 29-year-old Paralowie woman was
reported for driving while disqualified
and on drugs by Barossa highway patrol.
The vehicle was seized for 28 days and
her licence disqualified.
ANGASTON -- Sixty Merino wethers were sto-
len from a property on Long Gully Road between
May and September.
DUBLIN -- A camper trailer was stolen from a
victim's property on Bubner Road between Sep-
tember 7 and 22.
EVANSTON -- Unknown persons gained entry
to a store on Main North Road and stole a bike
on September 24. Police have arrested an Evanston
man and recovered the stolen bike.
EVANSTON PARK -- A front number-plate
was stolen from a vehicle whilst it was parked on
the front lawn of a Newkree Road property be-
tween September 20 and 23.
GAWLER -- Entry was gained to a business
premises on Cowan Street and cash was stolen
from the safe overnight on September 28.
GAWLER EAST -- Unknown persons stole a
wallet with cash from a vehicle, with its windows
halfway down, parked in the driveway of a Hein-
rich Street property between September 23 and
24.GAWLER -- A front door was jemmied to gain
entry to a Cowan Street shop. The safe was jem-
mied and cash was stolen. Gawler police are mak-
ing further enquiries.
GAWLER SOUTH -- Entry was gained to a
house on Fourth Street and a PlayStation was sto-
len on September 27.
KAPUNDA -- A rock was thrown through the
rear window of a vehicle parked on Railway Road
between September 21 and 22.
LEWISTON -- Property stored in a shipping
container at a Dawkins Road premises was re-
moved by unknown persons between April 1 and
30.NURIOOTPA -- A vehicle parked in Nuriootpa
was keyed, with all panels damaged, between Sep-
tember 17 and 19.
REID -- A water meter was stolen from a Cun-
ningham Street front yard between September 17
TWO WELLS -- An electric fence solar unit was
stolen from a property on Trim Road between Sep-
tember 19 and 20.
WILLASTON -- A vehicle was stolen from the
driveway of a Bright Street premises between Sep-
tember 22 and 23.
too lovely to litter
NEXY speed cameras
MORE point-to-point cameras will
be installed along the Northern Ex-
pressway this year, with construction
on the new infrastructure already
The 16.6-kilometre stretch of the
Northern Expressway, between Vir-
ginia and Gawler, is one of four new
sites where cameras will be operating in
This follows the installation of
point-to-point cameras along Port
Wakefield Road, between Two Wells
and Port Wakefield and Dukes High-
way in July, where 279 offenders
were caught within the first month of
Road Safety Minister and Mem-
ber for Light Tony Piccolo, in a
press release, said the four new sites
were identified as "high-risk loca-
tions based on the traffic volume and
He said the cameras would deter peo-
ple from speeding and reduce the risk
of serious accidents.
The cameras along the Northern Ex-
pressway are expected to be operational
The equipment catches speeding mo-
torists at the site of each camera but also
calculates the average speed between
the two points to detect offenders along
the designated stretch of road.
Drugs, weapons charges
A LEWISTON man has been arrested after police
raided his home and discovered drugs and weapons last
At 8.30am, detectives from the Barossa CIB searched
a house in Lewiston and located two firearms, a crossbow,
about 1.6kg of cannabis and four cannabis plants being
The 40-year-old man was arrested and charged with pos-
session of unregistered firearms while unlicensed, producing
and possessing cannabis, possessing proscribed equipment
and possessing a prohibited weapon.
The man was refused bail and appeared in the Elizabeth
Magistrates Court last week.
A GAWLER East man has been charged with an assortment
of driving offences after leading police on a short high-speed
chase in Gawler South on Wednesday night.
At about 11.35pm, police saw a Holden sedan driving without
its lights on, which sped off when police tried to stop it.
Shortly after, the car collided with a parked car on Second
Police apprehended the 21-year-old driver, who was charged
with drink-driving after a breath test returned a positive reading
The man was also charged with driving in a dangerous manner,
engaging in a police pursuit, driving under the influence of alcohol
and driving unregistered, uninsured and disqualified.
He was refused bail and appeared in court last Thursday.
Display bike stolen
A PUSH bike was stolen during a break-in at a bicycle store
at Evanston last week.
At about 11.55pm on Tuesday, September 23, alarms at the Main
North Road business were activated.
Thieves gained entry through the front door and stole a single
bike from the front window display.
Police ask anyone with information about the break-in or
the whereabouts of the stolen bike to contact Crime Stoppers
(1800 333 000).
80 km/h over limit
A WILLASTON man was caught travelling almost 80
kilometres over the speed limit by Gawler police two months
The 30-year-old man was caught travelling at 167 km/h in a 90
km/h zone on the outskirts of Gawler on July 29.
However, police only reported the man for the incident last
week after he failed to truthfully answer questions after the inci-
He was reported for exceeding the speed limit and failing to
truthfully answer questions.
Surge in vehicle break-ins
BAROSSA police are warning motorists to keep valuable
items stored in their vehicles hidden following a surge in car
break-ins in the region.
Thieves are targeting visible items in vehicles that are easy to
take, such as money, phones, wallets, jewellery and sunglasses.
Barossa police senior sergeant Martin Kennedy said police had
noticed an increase in the vehicle-related thefts and said people
could become too trusting and leave their cars unlocked.
"The public is reminded of the need to secure their vehicles and
keep valuable items out of sight of would-be thieves," he said.
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