Weekend police news in Port Augusta

POLICE: A wrap of all the police news from the weekend in Port Augusta.
POLICE: A wrap of all the police news from the weekend in Port Augusta.

Three arrested in two separate incidents

Three people were arrested following two separate incidents in Port Augusta on Friday afternoon, August 3.

Two 25-year-old men – from Port Augusta and Indulkana respectively – were arrested for fighting in a public place at about 4:45pm.

A 32-year-old woman was later arrested for failing to cease loiter and offensive language.

All three were bailed to appear in the Port Augusta Magistrates Court on Monday, September 10.

Man charged for breaking window

A 25-year-old Port Augusta man was arrested after allegedly breaking a window on Pilton Street on Friday night, August 3.

The victim was sitting in his lounge room at about 5pm when he heard a loud voice outside and a bedroom window smash.

He saw the suspect running from the scene and called police, who located the man a short distance away from the home.

The man was charged with property damage and bailed to appear in court on Monday, September 24.

This was not a random incident, as the people involved were known to each other.

Man arrested for rock throwing

A 25-year-old Port Augusta man was arrested after allegedly smashing a car window with a rock on Tassie Street on Saturday night, August 4.

Police were called to the scene at about 8.20pm, where the victim had parked her vehicle and a side window had been smashed.

The victim and a witness pointed out the suspect – a man known to them – to patrols.

He was arrested and charged with property damage. He was bailed to appear in the Port Augusta Magistrates Court on Monday, September 24.

Man charged with assault

A 38-year-old Port Augusta man was arrested over an alleged assault on his ex-partner on Sunday, August 5.

The man allegedly punched and kicked the woman multiple times at about 11am, before police located and arrested him soon after.

He was charged with aggravated assault and breach of intervention order. He was refused police bail and appeared in court on Monday, August 6.