DUE to their growing popularity, mobile phones are becoming a popular target for thieves, with a spike in thefts of the devices in the Elizabeth and Gawler area.
DESPITE a sharp rise in the use of the drug ice in other parts of the country, Gawler and Barossa police insist there is no problem with the addictive substance locally.
HOON driving and traffic issues were the main concerns raised by residents, who attended a community meeting about local police issues, in Gawler last Tuesday night.
NURIOOTPA and Tununda are two of the most popular locations in the state for mobile speed cameras.
TWO motorists have been caught with high-range drink-driving readings as police targeted vehicles in the Barossa and Gawler areas during the long weekend.
BRUCE and Denise Morcombe have embarked on a child-safety crusade since their son Daniel was abducted and murdered in 2003.
A CLANDESTINE drug laboratory has been discovered in Willaston as part of an Australian Customs and Border Protection Service investigation.
DOORKNOCKING salespeople are a common sight in the local area, but the practices of some have caused concern for residents.