The only time I ever had a break-in into a vehicle was at Buffalo Creek car
park (next to Lee Point) in 1995. It happened while I was on charter with an
overseas group, and even some passports were stolen.
When we went to the Police Station in Darwin to report it all, all they said
was: “oh well, it happens there all the time”. Gee, thanks for the warning!
And it sure looks like nothing has changed in 18 years! Well done, police in
Happy Birding for the Chestnut Rail or any Gull,
> To: ;
> Subject: RE: [Birding-Aus] Car break-in at Lee Point, Darwin
> Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 13:43:22 +0930
> Yes, Lee Point is a known car vandalising spot. And so too is the car
> park at Holmes Jungle.
> -----Original Message-----
> On Behalf Of peter crow
> Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2008 11:28 AM
> To: Chris Sanderson
> Cc: BirdingAus
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Car break-in at Lee Point, Darwin
> Lee Point had a reputation when I was there in @002 and 1997
> On 08/04/2008, at 10:58 AM, Chris Sanderson wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Sadly I have to report that a friend of mine had their car broken
> > into and
> > all their bags stolen at Lee Point in Darwin yesterday while
> > looking for the
> > Black-headed Gull. I wasn't (and they weren't) aware that the area
> > has a
> > reputation, at least with the police, of being unsafe. My friend
> > asked me
> > to post this in case anyone was thinking of going for the bird
> > soon. They
> > were there from 6-7pm, and when they arrived the carpark was full,
> > but empty
> > when they left.
> > They didn't see the gull either.
> > Regards,
> > Chris
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