TAKE CARE AT HOME AND ON ROADS
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.
1 WEST LEEDERVILLE
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.
4 MOSMAN PARK
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.