Two arrested for waste depot theft

Two women were arrested after they were allegedly found stealing items from a waste depot at Port Wakefield.

On Wednesday, August 28, police were alerted to two suspects being inside the waste depot.

Police attended and located the two women who were loading items into their cars.

The stolen items were retrieved from their cars and on further search police located a quantity of methamphetamine and more than $13,000 in cash.

A 48-year-old woman from Wallaroo and 63-year-old woman from Burton were both charged with trafficking a controlled drug, being unlawfully on premises and theft. They were granted bail to appear in the Kadina Magistrates Court on November 11.

Jewellery stolen from Wallaroo

Police are investigating a break-in and theft at Wallaroo where a significant amount of jewellery was stolen. The theft is believed to have occurred sometime between Saturday, August 24 and Monday, August 26, at a house on Cornish Terrace.

Jewellery items stolen included gold, silver and diamond rings, necklaces with oriental designs, and expensive watches including a Tag Heuer and Tissot.

Anyone who may have seen suspicious activity in the area, or who may have information about the whereabouts of the items is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or online at

Speeding P2 driver caught 

A P2 driver was detected travelling more than 50km/h over the speed limit at Kapunda on Friday, August 30.

Patrols were conducting mobile speed detection duties on the Thiele Highway as part of Operation High Impact F5 when they detected a motorist travelling at 154km/h in a 100 km/h zone.

A 32-year-old Mid North woman was issued with an expiation notice for exceeding the speed limit and a six month instant loss of licence.