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April 2022 Crime Report

On April 1st, the owner of a vehicle parked on Montagu Street came out of the pub to find that his blue and white water-rafting kayak had been stolen from the back of his utility.

Also on 1st, a vehicle parked overnight in a driveway on Kensington Street, had its licence plates stolen. And an unlocked storage area underneath a residence on Trevor Terrace was entered and two unregistered motorbikes were stolen.

On 2nd April, entry was forced to a locked van parked overnight in a carpark on Sharland Avenue, with a number of electrical items and tools being stolen.

In Carter Court, access was gained to a garage via an open door. Electrical garden tools were stolen.

April 7th – A building site on The Avenue was entered and power tools stolen.

11th – Whilst a ute was parked briefly in a Graham Court carpark, a chainsaw was stolen from the tray.

15th – A bedroom window of a Burnett St residence was smashed. Offenders stole keys and a laptop from the house and a vehicle from the driveway.

16th – Offenders gained entry to a residence on Andrews St via an unlocked window, stealing white/electrical goods, and causing other damage. A vehicle was also stolen.

19th –Entry was gained to a Carmody Court residence via unknown means, with white/electrical goods being stolen.

Also on Carmody Court on 20th April, a residence under construction was accessed via a smashed rear laundry door, with building materials being stolen.

22nd – A residence under construction on Grist St, was accessed via a front door being forced. Clothes and building materials were stolen.

Also on this day, the rear door to a Kensington St residence was forced and three rear sheds entered. A large amount of property and two vehicles were stolen.

23rd – A vehicle parked and locked in the driveway of a Back River Rd residence, was stolen overnight.

25th – A vehicle parked on the street outside a Southview Crescent residence, had both front and back number plates stolen.

29th – Entry was gained to a Humphrey St residence by offenders unscrewing and then forcing a plywood panel to a small window. A lawn mower was stolen. Also on this date, a large laminated glass sliding door of a business, was smashed with an unknown implementAnd a male was observed on CCTV throwing rocks and smashing the glass in the main sliding door to a kitchen and lounge room on Link Rd. The offender has been charged.

All of these matters remain unsolved unless otherwise stated. Police are anxious to hear from any member of the public who may have witnessed any of the above incidents or who have observed any suspicious activity in the neighbourhood. Whilst the information may seem trivial it may be the vital clue that Police are seeking to either solve or deter crime.

Police Contact Numbers: 131 444 – Non-urgent matters; 1 800 333 000 – Crime Stoppers (

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