There were several counts of Burglary & Stealing in the Derwent Valley during the month of September.
On 4th, a back shed at the rear of a property in Henry Crescent (New Norfolk), was unlawfully entered and a quantity of Black & Decker tools were stolen.
On 17th, unknown persons have entered a shed at the rear of a car yard on Burnett Street and taken vehicle rims from the shed.
An unknown male has forced his way into the Willow Court Motel building and removed several bags holding sundry items. This occurred on 23rd September.
On 1st October, a “yacht” tied up near a school in the vicinity of Montagu Street was unlawfully entered and extensively damaged. Windows were smashed, seats slashed and a barbeque destroyed.
On a positive note, there were no incidents involving the theft or damage of motor vehicles during the month. We urge all residents to remain observant and report any incidents of suspicious behaviour. Police are eager to hear from any member of the public who may have witnessed any of the above incidents. Whilst the information may seem trivial it may be the vital clue that Police are seeking to either solve or deter crime. Police would also like to remind the public not to leave valuables in unattended vehicles.