CHARGES LAID AFTER STRING OF BUILDING SITE BURGLARIES

Was your stuff stolen?


11 June 2018

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By Renee Bogatko, Image Credits - supplied

Police seized a massive stash of suspected stolen items from a house in Lyneham, following 16 burglaries across Canberra building sites in recent months.

The wide range of tools and jewellery are worth more than $150,000!

A 34-year-old woman’s been charged with unlawful possession of stolen property – she was granted bail and will face court at a later date.

She will also be charged with receiving stolen property.

A 42-year-old man’s also copped several charges – receiving stolen property, unlawful possession of stolen property and three counts of possess a prohibited weapon without authorisation.

He’ll be summonsed to court at a later date.

Police are trying to track down the owners of the seized property.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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