Results

Crime Stoppers results since the program commenced

Most Significant Apprehensions 

  • At least 10 murders and three attempt murders (double murders at Lonsdale and Port Augusta, murders at Gawler, Campbelltown, Evanston and attempt murder at Greenwith and Salisbury)
  • $5 million arson to the Unley High School
  • $1 million arson to the Fairview Park Primary School
  • Arrest of 4 people for a $1 million arson to a Southern Suburbs Primary School
  • $1 million arson to a Western Suburbs retail store
  • Arrest of 3 juveniles for a $1 million arson to the Safcol Factory at Elizabeth
  • $200,000 arson at the Port Augusta High School
  • $150,000 arson to a private residence
  • $500,000 vandalism to graves at the Cheltenham Cemetery
  • $104,000 vandalism to the water treatment plant at Happy Valley
  • Arrest of numerous persons for Armed Robbery Offences
  • Arrest of a man responsible for a $131,000 fraud on the St Georges Bank
  • Arrest of numerous people for drug offences, including:
    • Operating clandestines amphetamine manufacturing laboratories
    • Large scale cannabis cultivation (including hydroponics)
    • Possession of prohibited drugs including cannabis, heroin, amphetamines and ecstasy for sale. (Including arrest of male with 1 tonne of dried cannabis ready for sale)

Actions to Investigators

115,394

Apprehensions

16,846

Apprehensions to Actions

1 : 7 (ratio)

Value of Property Recovered

$7,710,551

Total Number of Crimes Solved

25,089

 

These results reflect and reinforce the value of the successful partnership formed between Crime Stoppers, South Australia Police, Media and the Community