Kempsey Man in Court Following Fraud, Property & Break-in Charges

Crime Spree on November 12 & 13


19 November 2018

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A man in court today charged with multiple fraud and property offences, after being arrested in Kempsey for breaching bail.


Officers from the Mid North Coast District have been investigating fraud, property and stolen vehicle offences in the Kempsey and Smithtown areas, between Monday November 12 and Tuesday November 13.


Following inquiries, police arrested a 23-year-old man on Elbow Street, West Kempsey, about 5.30pm Friday, and took him to Kempsey Police Station.


The man has now been charged with 13 offences including aggravated break, enter and steal, relating to a break-in on a home on Belmore Street at Smithtown on November 12


He has been charged with 10 counts of fraud/obtain property by deception and take/drive conveyance after a vehicle was stolen from James Carney Close, West Kempsey.


He has also been charged with drive while unlicensed, as well as breach of bail.


The man from West Kempsey, was bail refused and appeared in Port Macquarie Local Court on Saturday, he was again refused bail and in Kempsey Local Court today.

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