Two charged with 15 counts of larceny, NSW

A man and a woman will face court today on 15 larceny charges following several stealing incidents in the state’s north coast, NSW Police say.

During the period Monday 2 January to Wednesday 11 January 2017, a number of people reported their personal items had been stolen from Main Beach, Byron Bay.

Following reports, officers attached to Tweed/Byron Local Area Command commenced an investigation and located the people believed to be responsible at Shirley Street, Byron Bay just before 5pm yesterday.

Police arrested a 39-year-old man at the scene, and shortly afterwards, a 28-year-old woman was also arrested. They were both taken to Byron Bay Police Station.

The woman was charged with eight counts of larceny, four counts of dishonestly obtain property by deception, three counts of posses prohibited drug, shoplifting, and goods in personal custody suspected of being stolen.

The man was charged with seven counts of larceny, three counts dishonestly obtain property by deception, shoplifting, and goods in personal custody suspected of being stolen.

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Both were refused bail to appear at Byron Bay Local Court today.