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What is your favourite
movie? I don’t have one,
I like almost all movies.
Where is your dream
destination and why?
Italy, just because their
cuisine is delicious.
If you won $1 million,
what is the first thing
you would buy?
What is your favourite
summer food? All the
different summer fruits.
What is your favourite
thing about Gawler?
Just that all my friends
breaks & thefts
REPORTS & ARRESTS
• On December 28, Two Wells police reported a 28-
year-old Middle Beach man at his home address
for breaching his bail conditions.
• On December 29, Nuriootpa police arrested a 43-
year-old man of no fixed address on a warrant.
• On December 29, Nuriootpa police reported a
29-year-old man for drink-driving (0.099) and
driving with an expired licence. His vehicle was
impounded and he was issued with a loss of
• On December 29, Mallala police reported a
35-year-old man from the state’s Mid North for
breaching his bail conditions.
• On December 30, Gawler police arrested a 37-
year-old Gawler man for allegedly stealing a
• On December 30, a 37-year-old man was reported
by Barossa highway patrol in Two Wells for
driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle.
The man’s vehicle was impounded.
• On December 30, Gawler police reported a
20-year-old Munno Para man in Yattalunga
for speeding, after he was allegedly detected
travelling at 134 km/h in an 80 km/h zone. He was
issued with an instant loss of licence.
• On December 30, Gawler police reported a 30-
year-old Gawler East man for aggravated assault.
• On December 31, police arrested a 21-year-old
Evanston man in Gawler for property damage, and
two counts of breaching an intervention order.
• On January 1, Nuriootpa police arrested a 53-
year-old Tanunda man for drink-driving (0.08) in
Nuriootpa. The driver was issued an instant loss of
licence and his vehicle was impounded.
• On January 1, Nuriootpa police reported a 30-
year-old woman, from Willaston, for drink-driving
(0.159) after colliding with a tree on Old Kapunda
Road. She was issued with a 12-month loss of
• On 2 January, a male youth from Gawler South
was arrested in Gawler for failing to comply with
a bail agreement.
• On January 2, an 18-year-old man from Evanston
Gardens was reported for disorderly behaviour
and property damage.
• On January 2, local police were involved in
a pursuit in Craigmore at 4.30am – police
abandoned the operation and are still searching for
DUBLIN – Between December 19 and 29, a broken-
down vehicle left in a parking bay on Port Wakefield
Road, was set alight.
EVANSTON – Between December 27 and 29, a
fly screen was damaged at a residence on May
EVANSTON – On January 2, a vehicle parked at the
front of a residential property on Hidson Street was set
EVANSTON PARK – A tin of baby formula was
stolen from a business in Main North Road, on
January 2. Investigations are continuing.
EVANSTON PARK – Between December 25 and 26,
a letter-box was marked with graffiti at a residence on
GAWLER – Between December 31 and January 2,
10-12 metres of copper piping was stolen from the
rear of a business premises on Murray Street.
GAWLER – A window was smashed at a
residential property on Marchant Court on
GAWLER – A bottle of alcohol was stolen from a
business premises on December 31.
GAWLER SOUTH – A bobcat and ramps were
stolen from a building site in Clancy Court, on
GAWLER SOUTH – A drill and chisel were stolen
from a business on December 31. Investigations are
GAWLER SOUTH – Various items, including a
number of torches, were stolen from a residential
property on Richards Avenue, some time on January
GAWLER SOUTH – Between December 31 and
January 1, entry was gained to a residence on
Fifteenth Street, and walls, floors and furniture were
sprayed with paint.
GREENOCK – Between December 30 and January
1, a 5.5m trailer with cage bearing the SA registration
S541-TDU was stolen from the yard of a residence on
NURIOOTPA – Motor components were stolen from
a vehicle being kept at a school sometime between
December 18 and 19.
NURIOOTPA – Between January 1 and 2, glassware
and chemicals were stolen from a business premises
on Research Road.
ROSEWORTHY – Between December 30 and
January 1, a business premises on the Thiele Highway,
was entered and tools were stolen.
TWO WELLS – A Mazda Bravo utility was stolen from
Wells Road, between December 2 and 5.
Grass fire suspicious
POLICE are investigating a suspicious
grass fire that destroyed 7.5 hectares of
scrub at Uleybury a fortnight ago.
Emergency service crews were called to
Craigmore Road, near Medlow Road, on
Wednesday, December 21, following several
reports of an uncontrolled grass fire.
Country Fire Service crews, including fire
bombers, were quick to respond, containing
the fire a short time later.
A total of 7.5 hectares of grass was burnt,
but no damage was caused to nearby
A police spokesperson said the fire was
being treated as suspicious, with Fire Cause
Investigators working closely with Elizabeth
police to determine the cause.
Anyone with information on the fire or any
suspicious activity at the time of the fire has
been urged to contact Crime Stoppers
(1800 333 000).
Country Fire Service crews were quick
to contain a grass fire at Uleybury a
fortnight ago. Photo: Alec Urquhart
THE number of road fatalities in the region
has failed to drop in the past six years, despite
the state’s road toll falling to its lowest on
New SA Police statistics show seven fatalities
were recorded on local roads in the past year,
which is on par with previous years, with nine
listed in 2014, seven in 2013 and five in 2012.
Across the state, 87 deaths were recorded in 2016,
which is 15 fewer than last year and less than 94
deaths in 2012.
In a bid to curb high fatality rates on local
roads, speed limits were imposed on the
One Tree Hill Road and Two Wells to Gawler
Local road toll
Search for Craigmore driver
POLICE are still searching for the
driver of a car that led them on a
police chase in Craigmore on Monday.
The police signalled the driver to stop
on Adams Road, at 4.30am on Monday
morning, due to his erratic driving behaviour.
The driver failed to stop. continuing
onto Yorktown Road and then Main
The car had a flat tyre as it evaded
police, and was found abandoned a
short time later near Anderson Walk.
A search of the area was performed,
but the driver was not located. Anyone
who witnessed the pursuit or have any
information that can assist police, is
asked to contact Crime Stoppers on
1800 333 000.
A 30-YEAR-OLD woman from
Willaston, who collided with a tree
in Nuriootpa, just before midnight on
New Year’s Eve, was over three times
the blood-alcohol limit.
The woman was breathalysed after
the collision, which occurred on Old
Kapunda Road, and returned a blood-
alcohol reading of 0.159.
She was reported for drink-driving and
received an immediate 12-month loss
The woman will be summonsed to court
at a later date.
Bad finish to year for Willaston motorist
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