SMYTHESDALE police have called for information after a spate of thefts and burglaries in recent days.
Senior Constable Craig Grenfell said $15,000 worth of goods were stolen from a Browns Road home on Sunday.
He said the home's owners were out walking their dog mid-afternoon when unknown offenders smashed a kitchen window to gain entry.
Once inside, they stole computer equipment, jewelry and other items.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the crime, or anybody with any information on the location of the stolen items, to come forward.
THE SHIPPING CONTAINER
Senior Constable Grenfell said overnight Sunday, offenders have used bolt cutters to gain entry to a shipping container on a Spratlings Road property at Ross Creek.
He said gates to the property remained locked, so the offenders gained access to the container on foot.
A number of tools were stolen from the container, including a chainsaw, axe and wire strainers.
The estimated cost of the burglary is $2500.Police are appealing for witnesses to the crime, or anybody with any information on the location of the stolen items, to come forward.
THE NATURE STRIP
Finally, police say thieves stole 36 sheets of corrugated iron which had been delivered to a house on the Snake Valley-Smythesdale Rd.
The iron, which had been ordered for the construction of a shed, had been delivered to a nature strip outside the buyer's home.
The owner had even put a note on the pile of iron sheets, just in case people believed them to be dumped and unwanted.The theft of the sheets occurred sometime on Monday night.
Anyone with information can call Smythesdale Police on 53428524 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.