75 days ago

Eye on Crime 29th November 2019

John from Johnsonville Community Policing Centre

In Johnsonville a house was broken into, either through a kitchen window or a sliding door leading to a kitchen. Both were found open. A messy search was made in the property and a large screen TV and a door key were stolen. A white Toyota Vitz hatchback parked at the park and ride area at the Johnsonville railway station was broken into via a smashed rear window. Nothing was reported stolen.

In Newlands a white Nissan Caravan light van parked overnight was broken into through a smashed window. A number of specialised technical tools were stolen as well as a laptop computer. A red Nissan X-Tail stationwagon parked during the day on the grass verge in Middleton Road had its driver’s side window smashed to gain entry. A computer tablet was stolen. A courier delivered parcel was left on the doorstep of a house. The courier did not knock but sent a photo of the delivered package to the phone of the recipient who was at home at the time. By the time the phone was checked, an hour later, the parcel had been stolen.

In Khandallah access to a house was gained during the day by jemmying a rear kitchen window when the occupants were away. A search was focussed on a bedroom and some items are reported stolen. An Apple TV, an Ipad, an Ipod, headphones, several watches and perfume are listed as missing.

In Crofton Downs a house was entered during the day through an unlocked ranchslider door at the front of the house. An Ipad that had been left on charge was stolen.

In Karori a house was entered although there was no sign of forced entry. Some items of jewellery were stolen.

In Wadestown a red Ligero road bike parked locked during the night was stolen.

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