THE registering of some of Gawler’s most prominent parks and sporting ovals under an act will give local police greater power to deal with offences on those grounds.
A STAGGERING 50 drivers a day have been reported for mobile phone offences since police launched Operation Distraction.
POLICE are seeking help to identify the body of a young man found in a paddock near Tarlee last Monday afternoon.
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.
Sunnyside Drive is being treated like a race track by hoons.
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.