Police investigate break-in at Riverglades

Plus a blitz of drivers at Strathalbyn yields 'disappointing' results.

Police are seeking help from the public as they investigate two break-ins in Murray Bridge.

A shed on Murray Drive at Riverglades was broken into last Tuesday, March 23, sometime between 8.30am and 5.30pm.

A Ryobi drill and Ryobi grass trimmer were stolen.

Over the weekend sometime, a business on Clara Street, Murray Bridge was also broken into.

Items taken included a laptop, an empty petty cash tin, a credit card and a bag of Easter eggs.

Anyone with information about either theft should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at www.crimestopperssa.com.au.

Traffic police blitz at Strathalbyn brings ‘disappointing’ results

Police say they are disappointed at the results of a four-day blitz of roads in and around Strathalbyn a week ago.

Six people were reported for drink driving, five allegedly tested positive to illicit drugs, 31 fines were issued and 10 vehicles defected between March 18 and 21.

Those reported included a man who allegedly attacked police after a breath test and a woman who allegedly crashed her Lexus into trees while under the influence of methamphetamine.

SA Police Inspector Gus Sickerdick said there was no excuse for putting people's lives at risk by drink or drug driving.

“In 2020 there were 21 lives lost in crashes on South Australian roads where drink and/or drug driving were a contributing factor,” he said.

“SAPOL are committed to keeping rural roads safe and this reckless and life-threatening behaviour will not be tolerated.”


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