Police need your help to solve two thefts in Murray Bridge

Plus a stolen laptop is recovered and two drivers are reported.

Police are seeking help from the public to solve two recent thefts in Murray Bridge.

Two chainsaws were stolen from the back of a ute parked on Old Swanport Road between 1pm on Saturday and 6.30am on Sunday.

Both were Husqvarna models, one with a 20-inch bar – like the one pictured – and the other a 25”.

Together they were valued at $1500.

Meanwhile, a 24” LG television, a Redarc inverter and a sleep apnoea machine were stolen from a caravan on McQuarrie Street sometime between 4pm and 6pm last Thursday, February 25.

Police are investigating.

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

Find My iPhone app helps police recover laptop

Finding a stolen laptop is easy when its owner can tell police exactly where it is.

An Apple Macbook Pro was stolen from a house on Eleanor Terrace, Murray Bridge last Tuesday afternoon.

But its owner had the Find My iPhone app installed, which gave him its exact location: an address in Loxton.

Riverland police visited the address a short time later, allegedly found the laptop and arrested a 17-year-old boy for possessing it unlawfully.

The boy was granted bail and will face court at Berri on March 17.

Two drivers reported over the weekend

A Tailem Bend man has lost his licence for 12 months after allegedly being caught drink driving on Railway Terrace on Saturday night.

Police say the 35-year-old blew 0.17, more than three times the legal blood alcohol limit, after they pulled him over at about 8.50pm.

He will face court over the matter.

Also on Saturday night, a 52-year-old woman was reported for driving without a licence after being stopped on Tennyson Terrace, Murray Bridge.

She reportedly told officers she had never held a licence.

They impounded her car for 28 days.

She, too will face court.


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