On 9th December, an offender was caught on security camera, reversing up to a garage door at a property on the Lyell Highway, gaining entry and stealing an outboard motor. The offender has since been apprehended and charged.
On 14th, a vehicle that had been parked outside the victim’s home on Craw Street in New Norfolk for up to about two weeks was set on fire and completely destroyed.
15th – A report was made regarding a truck that had been stolen from Pulpit Rock Rd sometime during the past two weeks. This follows a previous report made to Police by the victim when two boat propellers had been stolen from the same premises.
21st – A rear door was forced open on a High Street premises by offenders, entry being gained into the office area. The alarm was sounded but nothing was stolen.
26th – A Britten St victim possibly left the driver’s door of his vehicle unlocked overnight. Entry was gained by offenders and the ignition wires were tampered with.
28th – At New Norfolk Caravan Park a victim left a mobile phone charging in the laundry area of the park. Upon returning, they found their phone was missing.
29th – A person left their Bastian St residence overnight, approximately 100 square meters of red colorbond sheeting being stored on the premises. Upon return, he noticed the roofing material had been stolen.
31st – An offender gained entry to a residence on Link Rd via an unlocked bathroom window. An Ipad was stolen from the victim’s bedroom.
Also on 31st, a victim was in bed in their Benjamin Tce home when she heard yelling outside and windows being broken, and saw the suspect ride off on a BMX bike.
Police are keen to hear from any member of the public who may have witnessed any of the above incidents or who has observed any suspicious activity in the neighbourhood. Police would also like to remind the public to lock vehicles when unattended and not leave valuables in clear sight. Phone Police on 131444 for non-urgent matters, and Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.