THREE WAYS TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF THEFT
POLICE encourage bike owners to record it, secure it and report it. Record your serial number, make, model and any unique feature of your bike. Take a photo. Consider engraving your bicycle with your diver's licence number. Consider recording your bicycle at www.nationalbikeregister.com.au. Secure your bicycle with a heavy duty D-lock.
THIEVES stole dummy mobile phones and two ipads from a telecommunications shop on Rokeby Road about 4.50am on May 20.
Sgt Anderson said the thieves forced open the shop’s front door and activated the alarm when they entered.
Locking devices on the phones were forcibly removed.
The ipads were together worth about $2000.
KEYS lost a month ago enabled thieves to enter a sports club on Verdun Street overnight on May 21.
Police said the locks had not been changed at the club.
The thieves used a hammer to smash an alarm when it activated. They used the tool to break into a drinks fridge to steal alcohol and also break open a till, from which undisclosed contents were taken.
A FRONT door was forced open when thieves took a $3000 Giant-model road bicycle. Sgt Anderson said the thieves raided the Shenton Road home on May 21.
Sgt Anderson said the theft was discovered when the victim returned home.
A MARKER pen was used by a man to deface Daglish railway station about 12.50pm on March 12. Police said the man wrote the graffiti after he got off a train at the station.
He was described as aged 18-20 and thin, with short dark and curly hair and a moustache. He wore a blue T-shirt, dark shorts, a light-coloured cap and carried a backpack. The suspected vandal.