Arrest Made after Ōtātara burglary

As stated by Southland Area Investigation Manager, Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Baird:

A man has been arrested following a burglary around midnight on Saturday 25 March, where a vehicle was used to gain entry.

A search warrant was executed on Sunday night, where the 27-year-old man was located and arrested and the motor vehicle used in relation to the burglary was seized.

He appeared in Invercargill District Court today on two charges of burglary, as well as unlawfully taking a motor vehicle, driving while disqualified, and other driving-related charges.

He has been remanded in custody until his next appearance on 13 April.

As this matter is before the Courts, Police cannot comment further.

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