Crime Stoppers

Arrest - Multiple property offences - Alice Springs

Friday 12-Jul-2019 16:25

A 15-year-old male will appear before the Alice Springs Youth Justice Court charged in relation to a string of unlawful entries across Alice Springs.

Detectives from Strike Force WINX arrested the youth who was hiding in a cupboard at a home in Northside in relation to;

  • The unlawful entry of a home in Araluen on June 8 where a Toyota Hilux, a Mountain Bike and several items were stolen. The vehicle was later located abandoned south of The Gap.
  • The unlawful entry of a home in Sadadeen on June 25, where an Isuzu D-Max utility and other items were stolen. The vehicle is alleged to have been involved in several service station drive-offs and has not been recovered.
  • Stealing a vehicle from a Sadadeen residence sometime between June 29 and July 3.
  • The unlawful entry of a home in Braitling on July 6, where a road bike and a pair of pliers were stolen.
  • The unlawful entry of a home in Northside on July 6, where a Mountain Bike and a spare car key was stolen.
  • The unlawful entry of a home in Northside on July 11, where two sets of car keys and subsequently two vehicle were stolen. One vehicle was later located in Eastside.

The youth will appear before court on the following charges;

  • 5 x Unlawful entry
  • 4 x Damage to property
  • 5 x Stealing
  • 4 x Aggravated unlawful use of a motor vehicle
  • 1 x Unlawful use of a motor vehicle
  • 3 x Drive unlicensed

The youth will be remanded in custody to appear before court on Monday July 15, 2019.