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REPORTS & ARRESTS
• An 18-year-old Gawler South man was arrest-
ed on December 18 for disorderly behaviour.
• A 27-year-old Gawler South woman was ar-
rested on December 19, for an aggravated
count of assault.
• A 30-year-old man, of no fixed address, was ar-
rested on December 20, and charged with two
counts of committing acts to cause harm and
• A 47-year-old mid-north man was arrested by
Gawler police on December 21 and charged
with driving while disqualified, driving an un-
registered and uninsured vehicle and unlawful
• A 29-year-old Gawler East man was arrested
on December 22 on a warrant.
• A 62-year-old Craigmore man was reported
by Gawler police on December 23, after he
returned an alleged blood-alcohol reading of
0.155 per cent. The man's licence was instant-
ly disqualified, and his vehicle impounded,
and he was summonsed to appear in court at
a later date.
• A 38-year-old Davoren Park man was arrest-
ed by Gawler police on December 23, and
charged with theft.
• A 48-year-old Hewett man was reported on
December 28, for driving unlicensed and drink
driving, after returning an alleged blood-alco-
hol reading of 0.146 per cent. His licence was
further disqualified his vehicle was impound-
• A 51-year-old Tanunda man was arrested on
December 28, for aggravated assault and pos-
session of ammunition.
• A 32-year-old Gawler South man was reported
on December 28, for speeding, driving while
suspended and driving an unregistered vehi-
• A 47-year-old Lewiston woman was reported
on December 29, for driving an unregistered
and uninsured vehicle and driving with an un-
assigned/modified number plate.
• A 33-year-old Willaston man was reported on
December 29, for exceeding the speed limit,
after his vehicle was detected travelling at
130kph in a 60km zone. His licence was in-
• A 37-year-old Hillier woman was arrested on
December 29, by Gawler police, for breaching
her court bail conditions.
• A 49-year-old Elizabeth East man was arrest-
ed by Gawler police, on Decmber 30, for four
counts of theft and a warrant.
• A 34-year-old Burton woman was reported by
Gawler police on December 30, for two counts
of shop theft.
• A 32-year-old Gawler South man was report-
ed on December 31, for drink-driving, after
returning an alleged blood alcohol reading of
0.149 per cent. His licence was instantly dis-
qualified, and his vehicle impounded.
• A 35-year-old Evanston woman was reported
on January 1 for breaching her bail conditions.
• A 46-year-old Gawler East man was arrested
on January 1 for failing to comply with a rea-
sonable direction by police.
• A 45-year-old Willaston man was arrested on
January 1, for breaching an intervention order
and breaching his bail conditions.
• A 47-year-old Blakeview man was arrested by
Gawler police on January 2, for being unlaw-
fully on premises and going equipped at night.
• A 34-year-old Elizabeth North woman was ar-
rested by Gawler police on January 2, for be-
ing unlawfully on premises, going equipped at
night and carrying an offensive weapon.
• A 38-year-old Davoren Park man was arrest-
ed by Gawler police, on January 2, for being
unlawfully on premises, carrying an offensive
weapon and unlawful possession.
EVANSTON -- A screwdriver set was
stolen from a business premises, on De-
EVANSTON -- A rock was thrown
through a window of an Eastick Court res-
idence, on December 24.
EVANSTON -- Damage was caused to a
gate, at a Barnet Road educational facility,
on December 26.
EVANSTON GARDENS -- An electron-
ic tablet and jewellery were taken from an
Evans Crescent residence, on December
27.EVANSTON GARDENS -- Tools were
stolen from the rear of a utility, parked in
Wells Place, between December 26 and 27.
EVANSTON GARDENS -- A utility ve-
hicle, parked on Orleana Boulevard, was
damaged on December 31.
EVANSTON GARDENS -- A vehicle
parked at a railway station had the driver's
side window smashed, between December
22 and 23.
EVANSTON GARDENS -- Graffiti was
marked on a Davey Lane residence, on De-
EVANSTON GARDENS -- A laptop
computer was stolen from an unlocked
vehicle, parked on Ferguson Terrace, on
EVANSTON PARK -- A Christmas light
display was damaged at a Main North Road
residence, between December 28 and 29.
EVANSTON PARK -- A string of
Christmas lights were pulled down and
broken at a Main North Road, between De-
cember 16 and 17.
EVANSTON SOUTH -- Car parts and
accessories were stolen from a Main North
Road business, on December 25.
GAWLER -- An electric drill and chain-
saw was taken from a Heinrich Street shed,
between December 29 and 30.
GAWLER -- Damage was caused to a
primary school's electrical box, on De-
GAWLER -- A tips jar was stolen from a
Murray Street business, on December 30.
GAWLER -- A vehicle had a window
smashed, between December 31 and Jan-
GAWLER -- Number plates were stolen
from a Nissan Pulsar, parked on Finniss
Street, between December 21 and 22.
GAWLER EAST -- Numerous items, in-
cluding laptops, a drone, motorbike acces-
sories, jewellery and cash, was stolen from
a Eucalypt Drive home, between Decem-
ber 31 and January 1.
GAWLER EAST -- A window was dam-
aged at an East Terrace house, between
December 31 and January 1.
GAWLER EAST -- Cash and credit
cards were stolen from a Lyndoch Road
business, on December 24.
GAWLER SOUTH -- Tools were stolen
from an unlocked truck, parked on Six-
teenth Street, on December 29.
GAWLER SOUTH -- A hot water sys-
tem and copper piping was stolen from a
Rice Ave residence, between December 1
GAWLER SOUTH -- Tools were stolen
from a fixed tool box, on the rear of a utili-
ty, parked on First Street, between Decem-
ber 20 and 21.
GAWLER WEST -- Four front win-
dows to an Argent Lane residence, were
smashed, on December 23.
HEWETT -- Graffiti was marked on
Kingfisher Drive premises, between De-
cember 15 and 18.
HEWETT -- A water meter was damaged
at a Main North Road residence, between
December 18 and 25.
HEWETT -- Two vehicles, parked on
Kingfisher Drive, had tyres slashed, be-
tween 31 and January 1.
LYNDOCH -- Entry was gained to a
business shed, between December 15 and
17.LYNDOCH -- A generator was taken
from a Barritt Road shed, between Decem-
ber 15 and 19.
MALLALA -- A vehicle was damaged,
between December 24 and 25.
TWO WELLS -- Numerous items were
stolen from a Gawler Road shed, between
December 22 and 24.
WILLASTON -- A barbecue, outdoor
setting and fridge were stolen from a Pax-
ton Street rear yard, between December 17
WILLASTON -- Jewellery and other
items were stolen from a Redbanks Road
residence, between December 14 and 21.
WILLASTON -- A phone was stolen
from a party, held on Main North Road, on
WILLASTON -- A front door screen
was damaged at a Harkness St residence,
between December 17 and 18.
WILLASTON -- A rock was thrown at a
windscreen, of a vehicle travelling on Mur-
ray Road, causing damage, on December
House fire claims life
AN elderly Buchfelde woman
passed away after her home
was completely engulfed
in flames, just days before
Firefighters from both the
Metropolitan Fire Service
(MFS) and Country Fire Ser-
vice (CFS) arrived at the Two
Wells Road property just be-
fore 12.30am on Saturday, De-
cember 23, when they found it
The five CFS crews and one
MFS unit worked together to
extinguish the flames, before
discovering the body of the
84-year-old homeowner inside.
The cause of the fire in not
believed to be suspicious and
police have begun preparing a
report for the Coroner.
A CFS spokeswoman said
the house was completely de-
stroyed in the fire, causing
$300,000 of damage.
"The (firefighters) had to
tackle it from the carport be-
cause the house was quite en-
gulfed, so they had to tackle it
strategically," the CFS spokes-
Arson attacks mar Christmas Eve Ski boat stolen
POLICE are urging the community to
be alert to signs of arson in their area,
following three incidents in recent
The local incidents of arson occurred
in the days leading up to Christmas, in-
cluding a fire, which was started in scrub
-- between Wingate Road and the North-
ern Expressway, adjacent the roundabout
on Two Wells Road -- on Christmas Eve.
About 8000m2-worth of area was
On the day prior, a fire was started in
grass on the side of Concordia Road, at
Concordia, which burnt about 30 square
metres of grass.
On the same day, a stolen vehicle was
set alight, causing an adjoining paddock
to catch fire on Boundary Road at Reeves
Plains, burning about one hectare of
Police are advising the community
to remain vigilant and alert to any sus-
picious activity, as well as to report
any burnt areas of grass, bushland, play
equipment, seating in a park or fences.
"Some arsonists practice with small
fires before igniting a larger, more devas-
tating fire," a police statement said.
"If you see signs of burnt out spot fires
or anything suspicious -- no matter how
insignificant it may be -- please imme-
diately call the Police Assistance line
on 131 444.
POLICE are investigating the theft of a
ski boat and trailer from Freeling, late last
Sometime between 11.30am and 2.30pm,
on Monday, December 18, the property was
taken from a Freeling shed.
The black fiberglass ski boat is 5.6m long,
has a '302' V8 petrol rear-mounted in board
engine and HIN number XG131S painted on
The trailer is a white tandem boat trailer
(SA registration YHU598).
Police are asking boaties to keep their eyes
peeled and if anyone has information about
the break-in or whereabouts of the boat to
please contact Crime Stoppers (1800 333 000
BREAKS & THEFTS
An 84-year-old woman passed away in a house fire recently.
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