Police News articles

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 […]