Police News articles

Break-In at Munno Parra West

Two men were arrested following a break-in at a Munno Para West house on Thursday night. At about 11.50pm, two men forced their way into the Newton Avenue house and threatened its occupants. Police enquiries have established the parties know each other and the incident is not random. A 24-year-old man and a 19-year-old man, […]

Prohibited weapons discovered in car

A MAN has been caught with prohibited weapons in Gawler South. Just after 6.30pm last Wednesday, police stopped a Nissan sedan on Fourteenth Street and drug-tested the driver.  Police then searched his car and located an expandable baton and a sawn-off rifle barrel. The 25-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested and charged with […]

Men break in to Evanston Home

A 20-year-old Nuriootpa man has been arrested following an aggravated serious criminal trespass at Evanston. About 1.25am on Saturday, two men arrived at the Ryde Street address and, after removing a front door, assaulted the occupant. The victim ran off and police caught one of the alleged offenders attempting to start a motorbike at the […]

Motorcyclist’s reckless behaviour

A MOTORCYCLIST has been caught speeding more than 50km/h over the speed limit, at Shea-Oak Log. The rider, a 26-year-old Springton man, was allegedly travelling at 161km/h in a 100km/h zone. He was stopped by police on Eden Valley Road, near Springton, about 4.30pm on Friday. He has been reported by police for excessive speed […]

Two Drink Drivers caught on the same road

TWO drink-drivers were caught on Old Kapunda Road, at Nuriootpa, within 10 minutes of each other over the weekend. The first driver was pulled over by motorcycle police from the State Traffic Enforcement Section at about 7pm, on Saturday. The 26-year-old Barossa man allegedly recorded a blood-alcohol reading of 0.161 per cent – more than […]

Car Crime on the Rise

THE number of vehicles stolen across the Barossa Local Service Area has increased by 10 per cent in the past 12 months, while ‘acts to cause injury’, such as assault, are down by five per cent. Latest statistics, released by South Australia Police, show 11 vehicles were stolen in August of this year. In the […]

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