Man charged with firearm theft, break and enter

Second search warrant executed

26 September 2018

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A second man has been arrested and charged as part of investigations looking into the theft of six firearms, three break and enters and an attempted vehicle theft in Wagga back in June.

The search of a home in Travers Street back in July saw a 25 year old man arrested, and he's still before the courts, however, another search was carried out yesterday in Mumford Street, Ashmont.

Police arrested a 19 year old man near the scene after a short foot pursuit, he's been charged with a string of offences including aggravated break and enter, two counts of break enter and steal, six counts of steal a firearm, and take and drive a conveyance.

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