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May results announced

Posted on 24/06/2019

It was another busy month for Crime Stoppers, with more than 2200 online reports and calls made to the program for a range of crimes.

People shared what they knew about drug dealing and firearms in their community, as well as providing information about an assault of a female at Oaklands Recreation Plaza, a shooting incident at Yatala Prison, a home invasion at Edwardstown, recent robberies at a Bolivar pub and a Reynella winery and an assault in the city.

Amongst the 37 apprehensions for the month, 9 men and 5 women were charged with a range of serious offences, including trafficking of a controlled drug, unlawful possession and breach of bail conditions.

During May our weekly crime segments on 9News Adelaide asked for help to identify a man wanted for an aggravated robbery and illegal use of a motor vehicle at Torrensville, a man caught on CCTV that allegedly assaulted a bus driver at Elizabeth Grove, and a woman captured on camera who used pepper spray on a loss prevention officer after taking items from Coles at Port Adelaide.  We also asked for a man to contact Crime Stoppers, after being seen on CCTV attending the home of Kilburn grandmother Maria Luis on the day she was murdered.

Watch these and other weekly crime segments at https://www.youtube.com/user/SIBSACrimeStoppers

Other May 2019 results included:

  • 1048 intelligence reports raised,
  • Nearly 1000 actions issued to police for investigation;
  • 89g of Amphetamine seized;
  • 39 cannabis plants located;
  • 9,329 people visited the Crime Stoppers SA website, resulting in 22,154 page views;

If you have any information about criminal activity or an unsolved crime, then call our free hotline on 1800 333 000 or go to www.crimestopperssa.com.au

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