Western Suburbs Weekly - - Street Watch -

DOU­BLE de­mer­its will ap­ply over the An­zac Day long week­end and po­lice will be out en­forc­ing the mes­sage – please stay safe on the roads. It’s typ­i­cally a time of high dan­ger and we have strate­gies in place to com­bat the in­evitable drink-driv­ing, speed­ing and mo­bile phone use. If you are go­ing away, tell your neigh­bours you’re go­ing so they can keep an eye on your house and take pre­cau­tions such as bring­ing in your bins and keep­ing some lights on. I wish you well over the break for a safe and happy time with your fam­ily while we re­flect on the dig­gers who sac­ri­ficed so much all those years ago. - Se­nior Sergeant Ray Thomp­son.


A TV and a pro­jec­tor were among an $8000 haul taken in day­light raid at a Tate Street home be­tween 8am and 6.15pm on April 7. ‘They jim­mied open the back door and went through all the rooms, but an alarm had not been switched on,” Se­nior Sergeant Kate Vi­vian said. The thieves’ haul in­cluded a wake­board, iPods, lap­top com­put­ers, a PlaySta­tion con­sole, about $150 in coins and two watches.

A 2001-MODEL white BMW was taken from the garage of a Wool­wich Street home overnight on April 15. “The caller said the ig­ni­tion keys were usu­ally kept on the shelf in the garage,” Sgt Vi­vian said. The car was found in a drive­able con­di­tion in Koon­doola later that day.


SEA View Golf Club’s pro shop was the tar­get of thieves about 1.30am on April 13. “They jim­mied open a slid­ing door to the pro shop, but the alarm was ac­ti­vated and they were dis­turbed and ran,” Se­nior Sergeant Neil Morton-Smith said. The thieves were de­scribed as male, both wear­ing hooded jumpers, one of which was or­ange. Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing if the break-in was con­nected to sim­i­lar in­ci­dents at Me­mo­rial Hall, Mos­man Park and Dalkeith Bowl­ing Club last week.


RES­I­DENTS were asleep at home as thieves searched and robbed an Evan­dale Street house be­tween 11pm on April 14 and 6am the fol­low­ing morn­ing. “They went through draw­ers in the study, lounge and kitchen,” Sgtl Morton-Smith said. A wal­let and a lap­top com­puter were taken.


THIEVES took three bot­tles of spir­its from Me­mo­rial Hall, Lochee Street be­tween 3.30pm and 5.50pm on April 11. Po­lice said a side door was forced to the build­ing used by Mosarts and Camelot Cinema, The thieves then went to bar in the hall and took the bot­tles.


A BOT­TLE of spir­its was taken by thieves from Dalkeith Bowl­ing Club about mid­night on April 13. “They smashed a glass win­dow and re­moved the glass, be­fore en­ter­ing through the side of the premises,” Sgt Morton-Smith said. CCTV footage at the bowl­ing club is be­ing an­a­lysed.

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