Media release

Arrest - Property offences - Alice Springs


A 15 year old male will appear before court in Alice Springs on multiple property offence related charges.

It is alleged the youth;

•          Unlawfully entered a home in East Side on 3 April, 2022 and stolen items from the victim’s vehicle.

•          Unlawfully entered a home in Larapinta on 4 May, 2022 and ransacked the premises and stole a number of items whilst causing a significant amount of damage to the property.

•          Unlawfully entered a home in Larapinta on 2 May, where once inside the male ransacked the premises and stolen several items of significant value.

Investigations undertaken by Strike Force Viper lead to the identification of the youth, who was located and arrested on Friday morning.

The male was charged with three counts of Unlawful entry, three counts of Stealing, two counts of Damage to property and one count of Trespass, he has been remanded in custody to appear before court on 26 May, 2022.

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