Serious crash at Glynde

Source: South Australia Police

Police and emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious crash at Glynde.

Just before 6pm on Tuesday 13 April, patrols and paramedics were called to the intersection of Shirley Avenue and Payneham Road, after a pedestrian was hit be a car.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area as Payneham Road is closed to all west bound traffic and diversions are in place.

Tantanoola fatal crash due to medical episode

Source: South Australia Police

The death of a man in a road crash at Tantanoola Road, Tantanoola on Thursday 24 March 2021, has been determined to be due to a medical episode.

As a result this death will not be counted in the ‘Lives Lost’ road total.

There have now been 36 lives lost on our roads as compared to 33 for this time last year.

New arrival requirements for travellers arriving at Adelaide Airport

Source: South Australia Police

As of 12:01am Wednesday 14 April 2021, there is a new “Self Check-in” for travellers arriving in South Australia.

All travellers who wish to enter South Australia are required to complete and lodge a Cross Border Travel Registration prior to their travel. Prior to the arrival date travellers will receive an email from the South Australia Police which contains a link allowing them to automatically self-check-in upon arrival. Other options available on the email will allow the traveller to advise they are no longer travelling.  Should a traveller have an on-going approval to travel they may use the same email to check-in each time they arrive.

In conjunction with the Cross Border Travel Registration process, all travellers should download the mySA GOV app from Google Play or the App Store prior to travel to South Australia. Travellers are required to use the COVID Safe Check-In to scan a QR code specific to the Adelaide Airport immediately after their arrival. .   If unable to download the app, traveller may use thier smartphone camera until they are able to do so.

For travellers who do not have a smartphone, they must provide their relevant contact details to a person authorised or required to collect such contact details.  SAPOL staff will be present at the airport to assist with Check-In processes.

Once in South Australia, travellers must use the COVID SAfe Check-In when arriving at a business, venue or event in South Australia.

Information about the COVID SAfe Check-In App can be found here: https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/restrictions-and-responsibilities/covid-safe-check-in

All existing directions, frequently asked questions and other information can be found here: https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations

If you require further information you can call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 9am to 5pm 7 days per week or go to the SA Health website at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au or www.sa.gov.au/covid-19.

Arrests over cars being interfered with

Source: South Australia Police

Northern District police have arrested three men for allegedly interfering with a number of vehicles across the metropolitan area over the previous two weeks.

As a result of investigations, police attended an Elizabeth Vale address on Friday 9 April and conducted a search which uncovered a quantity of stolen car parts along with a Subaru sedan which had been stolen from a Semaphore Park address in April 2020.

A 38-year-old man from Direk was charged with six counts of illegal interference, six counts of property damage and six counts of unlawful possession. He was refused bail and has been remanded in custody to reappear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court on 1 June.

Further investigations resulted in police also arresting a 32-year-old man from Elizabeth Vale and a 37-year-old man from Burton. Both have been charged with illegal interference, theft and breach of bail. They have been refused bail and appeared in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court today.

Investigations are continuing and police ask the public to report any persons acting suspiciously around vehicles in car parks, businesses or residential premises and streets, to call the Police Assistance Line at the time on 131 444.

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Police investigate Mayfield incident

Source: Tasmania Police

Police investigate Mayfield incident – Tasmania Police

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Police investigate Mayfield incident

Sunday, 11 April 2021 – 11:33 am.

Police are investigating after a report of a disturbance in Mayfield and a shot being fired into the air.

Launceston Police responded to a neighbourhood dispute in Lawson Street, Mayfield at approximately 7:00pm last night. Upon arrival, police located two damaged houses and numerous people in the street.

Investigations were conducted and witness reports indicate that after the damage was caused to a house, a single shot was discharged from a shotgun into the air.
No person was threatened with the firearm or any member of the public placed at risk. The involved parties in the dispute are known to each other.

Police conducted searches of people and residences at the time however the firearm was not located.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Launceston Police on 131444 or they can contact Crime Stoppers Tasmania anonymously on 1800 333 000.

Woman arrested on child sex charges

Source: South Australia Police

Detectives from the Public Protection Branch – Sexual Crime Investigation Section,  arrested a 36-year-old woman from the western suburbs yesterday (Sunday 11 April) and charged her with aggravated communicating with a child to make them amenable to sexual activity.

She was bailed to appear at the Adelaide Magistrates Court on 16 June.

Members of the public who have any information about persons involved in child sexual offences are urged to call Crime stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au You can remain anonymous

Local men arrested after hotel break-in

Source: South Australia Police

Two local men were arrested after allegedly breaking into the closed Gladstone Hotel on Saturday night.

Police were tasked to the unoccupied hotel on Bondowie Street, Gladstone about 11pm on Saturday 10 April after noises were heard coming from the empty building and lights were seen on an upstairs balcony.

When the patrol arrived, they noticed a large “West End” light sign had been removed from the balcony railing and was propped against an external wall.  A sports bag containing tools was found at the rear of the building.

Police searched the building and surroundings and quickly located two men hiding in long grass in the rear yard.

Two men, both aged 26, from Gladstone, were arrested and charged with going equipped to commit an offence, aggravated serious criminal trespass and theft.  One of the men was also charged with carry offensive weapon after he was allegedly found with a flick knife.

They were bailed to appear in the Port Pirie Magistrates Court on 17 May.

Armed Robbery in New Town

Source: Tasmania Police

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Armed Robbery in New Town

Saturday, 10 April 2021 – 10:35 am.

Police are investigating after an alleged armed robbery at New Town yesterday afternoon.
At 4:45pm on Friday 9 April, police received a report of three women who had stolen some property from the Kmart store in Risdon Road, New Town.
It is alleged that when the women were challenged, one of the women has produced a weapon and threatened a female. The women then left the scene in a white Holden Viva hatch.
Hobart Police are investigating the incident and have a specific line of inquiry.
Nobody was injured as a result of the incident.
Anyone with may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Hobart Police on 131 444 or you can provide information anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Selfish driver more than four times over the limit

Source: South Australia Police

A woman has lost her licence after being caught drink driving at Bridgewater tonight.

Just after 6.30pm on Friday 9 April, patrols were called to Anzac Ridge Road after a concerned member of public called police to report a Toyota 4WD crossing over onto the incorrect side of the road.

The driver was followed to Bridgewater Oval where the member of the public used their vehicle to block the 4WD in but the woman drove off along Mount Barker Road before pulling into a nearby service station.

Patrols arrived a shortly after and breath tested her. She returned an alleged blood alcohol reading of 0.210 – more than four times the legal limit.

The 57-year-old from Strathalbyn, has been reported for drink driving and issued with a 12 month immediate loss of licence.

She will be summonsed to appear in court at a date to be set.

Suspicious house at Elizabeth Park

Source: South Australia Police

Police are investigating a suspicious house fire at Elizabeth Park tonight.

Just before 6.30pm on Friday 9 April, patrols and MFS crews were called to Ifould Road, after reports of smoke coming from the unoccupied property. Fire fighters extinguished the blaze which caused about $100,000 damage.

Fire Cause investigators will be attending the property and investigations are continuing.

The eastern end of Ifould Road is currently blocked and motorists are asked to avoid the area.

Anyone who saw anything suspicious or has any information to assist police, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au