Barossa Weekly Police Report
Police are advising residents and businesses to double check the security of their outbuildings and sheds.
Thieves target sheds for tools and sporting equipment and bicycles.
To improve the security of your out-buildings, consider using anti- theft brackets on walls for large tools and items and always store valuable tools into lockable tool cabinets.
Always check you have locked windows as well as doors securely.
The following is the weekly update from Nuriootpa Police:
On 3 September Nuriootpa Police arrested a 44-year-old man from Flaxman Valley and charged him for breach of bail and hinder police.
On 6 September Nuriootpa Police arrested a 33-year-old man from Nuriootpa and charged him with aggravated assault.
On 7 September Nuriootpa Police arrested a 25-year-old man from Nuriootpa and charged him with property damage and aggravated assault.
On 4 September Nuriootpa Police reported a 44-year-old man from Flaxman Valley for driving to evade Police.
On 8 September Nuriootpa Police reported a 59-year-old woman from Tanunda for drink driving (0.187). She received an immediate loss of licence and the car was impounded.
SERIOUS CRIMINAL TRESPASS
On 29 August crockery and cutlery were stolen and papers were rifled through after entry was gained through an unlocked toilet window to a property on Lehmann Rd, Tanunda.
Between 7 and 8 September five gas bottles were stolen after entry was gained to a property on Penrice Rd, Nuriootpa.
Between 4 and 5 September a significant number of tools were stolen after access was gained to a shipping container at premises in Melrose St, Mount Pleasant.
Between 1 and 2 September a Google Chromecast, a butter dish, a TV bracket and a jar of coffee were stolen from a premises on Lehmann Rd, Tanunda.
Between 5 and 7 September a generator was stolen from a fenced yard at a property in Weintal Crt, Tanunda.
Between 24 August and 7 September 2 trailers were stolen from a fenced yard at a property in Roenfeldt Rd, Magdala, bearing NT registrations TC3410 and TJ3685.
Between 2 and 7 September diesel was siphoned from a Ford Ranger parked at a property in Baker St, Kapunda.
On 31 August graffiti was marked over furniture and walls at a property on West Tce, Kapunda.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at https://crimestopperssa.com.au/ - you can remain anonymous.
If you notice anything suspicious in your area please call police immediately on 131 444.
Timely reporting assists police in locating offenders and preventing further crime from occurring.