Barossa weekly police news for February 2018

Expiation notices can be issued by the South Australia Police for a wide range of offences, with a wide range of information about the process available online.

Explanations about dealing with an expiation notice are available in English, Arabic, Farsi, Cantonese, Korean and Vietnamese.

The website also has links to view traffic camera photos, information about payment option and questions about expiation notices.

Full details of the codes, fees and legislation are also available - https://www.police.sa.gov.au/services-and-events/expiations.

Arrests

A Pewsey Vale man in his 40s was arrested on February 9 by Nuriootpa Police after he was charged with an aggravated count of committing acts to cause harm and driving dangerous to engage in a pursuit.

A 31-year-old Angaston woman was arrested on February 10 by Nuriootpa Police for breach of bail.

A 35-year-old Nuriootpa man was arrested on February 10 by Nuriootpa Police and charged with possession of a trafficable amount of methamphetamine and firearm offences.

Reports

A 33-year-old Mawson Lakes man was reported on February 6 by Nuriootpa Police for excessive speed after they detected him travelling at 135kph in a 90km-zone. In addition to being summonsed to court, he received an instant loss of licence.

A Truro man in his 20s was reported on February 7 by Barossa Highway Patrol for driving without due care.

A Stockport man in his 40s was reported on February 10 by Barossa Highway Patrol for exceeding the speed limit as well as driving while unregistered, uninsured and unlicensed.

A Mount Pleasant woman in her 40s was reported on February 11 by Williamstown Police for theft.

Serious Criminal Trespass

A computer was taken from a property on South Terrace, Nuriootpa on February 7.

Nothing was reported stolen after entry was gained to a Chapel Road, Kapunda property between February 5 and 7.

Property damage

Damage was caused after a substance was poured over a memorial plaque, located off Kapunda Street between January 5 and February 5.

The front driver’s side door of vehicle parked in Drinkwater Crescent, Nuriootpa was damaged between February 4 and 6.

Fire damage

A fault in a bird scarer started a fire on Cooks Hill Road, Springton on February 9.

Anyone with information about these incidents is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at https://crimestopperssa.com.au/.

If you witness someone behaving suspiciously in your neighbourhood, or on a nearby school or business property, please phone the Police Assistance Line immediately on 131 444.

Police say timely reporting can help assist them to locate offenders and prevent further crime occurring.