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Man Charged - Stolen Property Recovered - Farrar

Friday 05-Feb-2016 14:24

Northern Territory Police have recovered around $25,000 worth of stolen equipment following a traffic apprehension in Farrar.

Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Mark Bland said Police pulled over an alleged stolen Holden Commodore on Wednesday (3 February 2016).

“After searching the vehicle members located a quantity of stolen property, including power tools and National Broadband Network installation equipment.  A small quantity of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia was also located in the car.”

“The 26-year-old driver, whom gave Police a false name, was arrested and charged with:

  • Stealing (x3)
  • Aggravated unlawful use of a motor vehicle
  • Possess plates calculated to deceive
  • Possess methamphetamine in public place
  • Possess thing – administer drug
  • Furnish false name to member
  • Drive motor vehicle unlicensed
  • Breach of bail

He will appear in Darwin Magistrates Court today.

Police are currently working to find the rightful owners of the property.