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Gawler Weekly Report

18 Nov 2019 12:25pm

A recent spate of number plate thefts from cars and trailers has prompted a warning from Barossa Police.

Unfortunately number plates are generally stolen to further additional crimes such as petrol theft. However this crime, which can cause great inconvenience to the victim, can be easily prevented through the use of tamper proof screws.

If you notice anyone acting in a suspicious manner around parked vehicles in your neighbourhood, call police immediately on 131 444 - prompt reporting can assist police in locating offenders and prevent further crimes from occurring.

The RAA offers members free, tamper-resistant screws - and a referral to a repairer to fit them free of charge. For more details:

The Neighbourhood Watch Shop also offers Plate Safe security screws on it’s website:


On 11 November a 32-year-old woman from Wild Horse Plains was arrested for a first instant warrant by the Mallala Police.

On 13 November Gawler Police arrested a 24-year-old man from Evanston for Breach of Intervention Order.

On 14 November Gawler Police arrested a 50-year-old man from Gawler South on a warrant.

On 15 November Gawler Police arrested a 33-year-old man from Blair Athol for serious drug and firearm offences.

On 16 November Gawler Police arrested a 24-year-old man from Gawler South for two warrants.

On 16 November Barossa CIB arrested a man from Kangaroo Flat for theft and two counts of unlawfully on premises.

On 16 November Barossa CIB arrested a 30-year-old Angle Vale man for unlawfully on premises.


On 12 November Gawler Police reported an 18-year-old man from Evanston Gardens for property damage, theft and illegal interference with a motor vehicle.

On 15 November Mallala Police reported a 30-year-old man from Windsor for theft.

On 15 November Gawler Police reported a 41-year-old man from Roseworthy for possess firearm and ammunition and no firearms licence. The firearms were seized.

On 17 November Gawler Police reported a male youth from Gawler Belt for exceeding the prescribed concentration of alcohol (0.078)


On 12 November entry was gained to a property on Collins Road, Mallala.

Between 11 and 12 November an unknown person has attempted to gain entry to premises on Rawlings Circuit, Evanston.

On 14 November unknown persons have gained entry and damaged two tills from licensed premises on Gilbert Street, Lyndoch.

On 14 November entry was gained to premises on Gawler River Road, Willaston, multiple items were stolen.

Between 10 and 17 November unknown persons entered shed on Taylor Street, Gawler East and stole a treadmill.


Between 4 and 10 November a company in Mallala had a hire trailer stolen.

Between 10 and 11 November on Redbanks Road, Willaston number plates were stolen from a motor vehicle registration WBO113.

On 13 November multiple items were stolen from business premises on Main North Road, Evanston Park.

On 12 November items were stolen from business premises on Tulloch Road, Evanston.

On 12 November registration plates S046BPA were stolen from a vehicle parked on Cowan Street, Gawler.

Between 12 and 13 November number plates WCT649 were stolen from a vehicle parked on Bailey Road, Two Wells.

On 14 November a trailer bearing registration plate YEZ549 was stolen from premises on Hayward Drive, Evanston Park.

On 16 November a male and female entered a supermarket in Gawler, half-filled a trolley with consumables and then left store without making payment.


On 11 November unknown persons damaged side metal gate by hitting/kicking it forcing the gate off the hinges at premises on Allen Court, Evanston Gardens.

Between 10 and 11 November a fence and shed were damaged and graffitied at premises on Barnet Road, Evanston.

Between 11 and 12 November the windscreen and door were damaged of a vehicle parked on Murray Street, Gawler.

On 14 November a wall and a television was damaged at premises on Dyson Street, Evanston.


Between 13 and 15 November unknown persons entered compound on North Side Court, Evanston Gardens and attempted to hotwire a bus. They damaged the centre console in attempt to remove the radio.