HEAVY vehicle drivers travelling through Barmera are currently being targeted – and having their lives endangered – by a suspected local throwing ‘fruit missiles’ at moving trucks.
A TEAM of police divers retrieved a shotgun from the river bed near the Kingston-On-Murray boat ramp on Wednesday, returning it safely to the owner.
HIGHER police numbers will patrol Riverland roads this long weekend, targeting hot-spots for driver impatience, including the region’s simultaneous bridge roadworks.
LOCAL Aboriginal tracker Jimmy James was honoured during a special SA Police event at his Berri memorial site on Sunday.
MOST locals and visitors have been praised by police for their behaviour in the Riverland over the Easter long weekend.
A BERRI man who recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.168 over the weekend “selfishly gambled with others’ lives”, according to a leading police officer.