Barossa Police news February 2018

Police continue to remind residents to ensure they put away valuable items and take time to check they have been properly secured.

Barossa Police say thieves will not pass up the opportunity to enter property to steal items left out in yards or carports.

They encourage the public to always ensure gates to front yards are locked.

They advise if the public do not have gates, then ensure to remove all valuable items such as sports equipment, bikes and gardening tools from front yards and store them securely in a locked garage and out of sight.

Also, remember to lock away outdoor furniture or ladders that could be potentially used to climb into upper windows.


A Hampden man in his 40s was arrested by Kapunda Police on February 9 for assaulting police and resisting police.

A 58-year-old Angaston man was arrested by Nuriootpa Police on February 21 on an outstanding warrant.


A 25-year-old Murray Bridge man was reported on February 23 on Kalimna Road, Nuriootpa for drug driving.

A 21-year-old Nuriootpa man was reported on February 23 for misuse of a motor vehicle on the Golden Way, Nuriootpa.


Jewellery was stolen from a property on Altman Road, Cromer on January 1.

Garden ornaments were stolen from a property in Baird Street,  Nuriootpa between February 16 and 23.

A push scooter was stolen from a business premises on Main Street, Kapunda on February 23.

Illegal interference

A petrol cap of a vehicle parked in West Terrace, Kapunda was tampered with on February 19.

Anyone with information about these incidents is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at - you can remain anonymous.

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. Timely reporting can assist police to locate offenders and prevent further crime occurring.