GAWLER and Barossa police have been kept busy on the roads in the past nine days, reporting 15 motorists for various driving offences.
CRIME in the Gawler and Barossa areas is on the decline, according to one of the region’s top police officers.
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.