88 days ago

Eye on Crime – 15th November 2019

John from Johnsonville Community Policing Centre

In Johnsonville a grey Mitsubishi Triton utility vehicle parked overnight in the driveway of a house was entered although no sign of force used to gain entry. The vehicle was searched but nothing reported stolen. An attempt was made to break into a green Toyota Vitz hatchback parked overnight. The lock on the driver’s side door was badly damaged but no entry gained. A white Mercedes Benz Sprinter light van (wheelchair vehicle) also parked overnight was entered and a Macbook computer, a Mobility card, a bag and a university ID and the garage door opener were stolen. A blue Nissan Tida hatchback parked locked during the night within the property of a house was entered. Two hooded men were seen by the occupants of the house in the act of searching the vehicle. The intruders were chased off. A small sum in cash was stolen. A black Toyota Wish stationwagon parked unlocked overnight in the driveway of a house was entered and two children’s seats were stolen. The glass in the front door of a house was smashed during the day to gain access into the property which was given an untidy search. Two TVs, two Play Stations, some jewellery items, a wifi modem, a quantity of shoes and two boxes of alcohol were stolen. A blue Daihatsu Charade saloon parked locked on the road overnight was stolen. A silver Toyota Starlet hatchback parked overnight was broken into via a smashed left rear quarterlight window. A messy search was made but it is not yet known if anything was stolen. A green Nissan Sylphy saloon parked overnight was entered through a smashed left rear quarterlight window. Nothing has been reported stolen. A white Toyota Corolla saloon parked overnight had its left rear quarterlight window smashed to gain entry. Nothing has been reported stolen. A green Honda Civic saloon parked during the night had its left rear quarterlight window smashed. Nothing reported stolen.

In Newlands a silver Ford Focus hatchback parked on the street overnight was broken into when a brick was used to smash the driver’s door window. A key was stolen. A white Isuzu utility vehicle parked overnight was broken into and a socket set was stolen from within the canopy. A white Nissan Primera saloon parked during the night was entered through a smashed left rear quarterlight window. An electric heater and a bag were stolen. A flat under renovation was entered, probably by using a key hidden for use by tradesmen working at the site. Kitchen equipment including an oven and various tools used by tradesmen were stolen.

In Wadestown a black Subaru stationwagon parked locked overnight in the driveway of a house was found next day propped up and the two front wheels missing.

In Highbury a grey Trayla trailer parked on the street overnight was stolen. A white Nissan Maxima saloon parked overnight in a car port, possibly unlocked, at a house was entered. A spare tyre was taken from the boot and a pocket knife and some small change taken from the glove box.

In Northland a black Roma moped fitted with a steering lock and parked during the day within a property was stolen.

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