• Hannah Phillips

Barossa Weekly Police Report

Nuriootpa Police are reminding residents and business owners to report suspicious behaviour via the Police Assistance Line on 131 444, after multiple reports of property damage in recent weeks.

Any person witnessing suspicious behaviour or vehicles in their vicinity is urged to phone for immediate assistance, at the time of the incident.

The following is a report from Nuriootpa Police:


Nuriootpa Police arrested a 28-year-old Eudunda man on 5 November for persistent child sexual abuse.

An 18-year-old Freeling man was arrested by Freeling Police at his home address on 5 November male from for theft, and making a false declaration to a second hand dealer.

On 6 November, Nuriootpa Police arrested a 36-year-old Kapunda man in Nuriootpa on a warrant.

Mt. Pleasant Police arrested a 70-year-old Kersbrook man at his home address on 6 November for aggravated assault.

A 38-year-old Tanunda man was arrested on 9 November for non-residential serious criminal trespass.

On 10 November, Barossa CIB and Nuriootpa Police arrested a 24 -year-old West Beach man in Kapunda for rape.

A 55-year-old Kapunda man was arrested in Kapunda for assault on 10 November.


On 9 November, Nuriootpa Police reported a 32-year-old Angaston woman in Nuriootpa for driving disqualified.

Nuriootpa Police reported an 18-year-old Windsor man in Kapunda for indecent filming and distributing indecent material on 10 November.

A 20-year-old Freeling man was also reported in Kapunda for indecent filming and distributing indecent material on 10 November.

On 11 November, Nuriootpa Police reported a 24-year-old man from Bordertown in Ebenezer for drink driving. Police will allege the man returned a positive reading of 0.098 per cent, nearly twice the legal limit. He received an instant loss of licence and his vehicle was impounded.

A 21-year-old Dublin man was reported for drink driving in Kapunda on 11 November, after he allegedly returned a reading of 0.096 per cent. His vehicle was impounded and he was issued with an instant loss of licence.


Between 4 and 5 November, entry was gained to a property at Mildred Street, Kapunda. Three scooters, a wheelbarrow, hoses and various other items were taken.

On 9 November, access was gained through an unlocked door at a premises on Vine Vale Road, Tanunda.


Between 27 October and 5 November, a 1-metre length of copper piping and a 30-metre garden hose were stolen from a property in Branson Crescent, Kapunda.

On 6 November, the keys to a house and vehicle were stolen from a shopping bag at a premises on West Terrace, Kapunda.

Between 31 October and 5 November, a 45kg gas bottle was stolen from the side of a property on Yettie Road, Williamstown.

Between 11 July and 22 October, six ewes were removed from a paddock at a property on Truro Road, Kapunda.

Between 1 October and 7 November, a yellow recycling bin was stolen from the front of property in Elizabeth Street, Tanunda.

Between 4 and 8 November, a water pump was stolen from a property on Eden Valley Road, Eden Valley.

Between 7 and 8 November, a crowbar was stolen from a property on Barton Street, Nuriootpa.


A wheelie bin left outside of a property in Ashwell Road, Wasleys was smashed on 7 November.

On 10 November, unknown persons smashed the side window of a vehicle parked in Murray Street, Tanunda.


On 12 November, a prefab house on Fisher Street, Wasleys was destroyed by fire, causing approximately $50,000 damage.

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