Gawler Police weekly report - March 2018

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Breaking basic road rules contributes to thousands of avoidable crashes in South Australia resulting in injuries and fatalities each year.

The road rules refresher can help make you aware of gaps or misunderstandings in your road rules knowledge.

Police encourage the public to take a moment to use the free, tools available HERE to refresh your basic road rules knowledge and be a smarter, safer driver.

Arrests

A 25-year-old man, of no given address, was arrested and charged on February 28 by Gawler Police with five counts of assault and two counts of breaching an intervention order.

An 18-year-old Blakeview man was arrested and charged by Gawler Police on March 4 for with property damage and an aggravated count of assault.

A 24-year-old man from Brahma Lodge was arrested on March 4 by Gawler Police on a warrant.

A 47-year-old Gawler West man was arrested on March 2 by Gawler Police on a warrant.

Reports

A 23-year-old Hewett man was reported on February 28 by Barossa Highway Patrol for driving while disqualified and driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle. In addition to being summonsed to appear in court at a later date, he was issued with a further loss of licence and had his vehicle impounded for 28 days.

A 32-year-old Two Wells man was reported on March 1 by Two Wells Police for driving without due care.

A 51-year-old Willaston man was reported on March 1 by Barossa Highway Patrol for driving while disqualified and driving an unregistered vehicle. In addition to being summonsed to appear in court at a later date, he was issued with a further loss of licence and had his vehicle impounded for 28 days.

A Lewiston man in his 20s was reported on March 1 by Two Wells Police and Barossa Criminal Investigation Branch detectives for cultivating a trafficable amount of cannabis.

Serious Criminal Trespass

A number of items including a Triumph motorcycle, chainsaw, socket set and other tools were taken from a residence on Perry Road, Roseworthy between March 2 and 3.

Theft

Hardware items were stolen from a business on Tulloch Road, Evanston on February 27.

A hot water service and three metres of copper piping were stolen from a residence on Longford Street, Evanston between February 25 and 26.

A fish finder, outboard motor and two fishing rods were taken from a boat parked in a driveway at a residence on Prion Crescent, Thompson Beach between February 9 and 27.

Two bottles of alcohol were stolen from a business on Murray Street, Gawler on February 28.

About 30sqm of lawn was stolen from a residence on Magnolia Boulevard, Two Wells, between March 3 and 4.

Property damage

Two windows were smashed at a residence on Falcon Drive, Hewett between February 26 and 27.

A vehicle parked on Hutchinson Road, Gawler East was damaged on February 23.

A fire hydrant was damaged at a primary school on Davies Road, Sandy Creek between February 23 and 28.

Solar panels at a residence on Collins Road, Mallala were damaged between January 1 and February 1.

Damage was caused to a sporting club on Dysart Road, Evanston between March 1 and 2.

A child’s bicycle, that had been left unattended, was stolen from a park in Willaston on March 2.

Illegal use

A seven-tonne truck was stolen from a property on Pimpala Road, Cockatoo Valley between February 23 and 26.

Arson

About 620sqm of vegetation was burnt on Chignell Circuit, Reid on March 2. The cause is unknown but it is believed to have been deliberately lit.

Crime Stoppers

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