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Stealing gas bottles has been an ongoing problem in the area with the Coorabell Hall once again having their gas bottles stolen on Wednesday December 27.

The hall previously had their gas hot water bottle and regulator system stolen in 2016.

We then installed chains and anti theft devices, but determined thieves beat our system yet again,’ said Coorabell Hall president Billy Wrencher.

Similarly LuLu’s Cafe in Mullumbimby had three gas bottles stolen two on ANZAC weekend and then a 90kg bottle stolen in early May in 2016.

Mr Wrencher said that the police had been informed of the theft from Coorabell Hall and that finger prints have been taken from the scene.

If anyone has any information on the theft could they please contact the police.

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  1. Kohinur Hall in Upper Main Arm has had bottles stolen twice. Doesn’t matter what you do, chain them, put up gates and lighting. the bastards still get in.

  2. 0) Search “PIR camera” and learn what this device can do for your security
    1) Get a PIR camera and set it up. May need help to get perfect photos.
    2) Anybody who enters the “zone” the PIR covers, photo gets uploaded to an email address or mobile number of your choosing.
    3) When stuff is tampered with or stolen , send photo of person to Police.
    best wishes!


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