Burton rock throwing arrests, South Australia

Northern District have arrested two people over recent rock throwing incidents in the Burton area.

Between April and May police have received a number of reports of rocks and other objects being thrown at homes and cars in the vicinity of Wattlebird Drive, Burton.

Northern District police deployed a number of resources to the area over recent months including Dog Operations Unit and PolAir in an effort to apprehend the people involved in this dangerous behaviour.

As a result of investigations into the incidents, two people have been arrested. A 33-year-old man from Burton was charged with two counts of throwing a missile to annoy. He was bailed to appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court on 13 August.

A 46-year-old woman from Burton was charged with one count of throwing a missile to annoy. She was bailed to appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court on 16 August.

Anyone who witnesses this type of behaviour or sees any suspicious activity is asked to call police at the time on 131 444.

Anyone with information about rock throwing is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or report on line at www.crimestopperssa.com.au – you can remain anonymous.

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