Chainsaws, generator recovered, man charged over Wellington break in

A man has been charged after 10 chainsaws & a generator were stolen from a Wellington business at the weekend; five chainsaws & the generator have been recovered, he’s in Dubbo court today.

over an alleged aggravated break in near Dubbo at the weekend.

About 4.25am on Saturday (13 July 2019), two people allegedly drove a stolen white Toyota Landcruiser panel van through a shopfront on Lee Street, Wellington, before stealing 10 chainsaws and a generator.

The Toyota Landcruiser was later found burned-out in a paddock nearby.

Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District, as well as Dubbo Crime Scene and detectives, attended the scene.

Inquiries revealed that the vehicle was stolen from the local area prior to the break in.

Following inquiries, Dubbo detectives and Dubbo Target Action Group arrested a 21-year-old man on William Street, Wellington, just before midday yesterday (Tuesday 16 July 2019),

He was taken to Wellington Police Station and charged with aggravated break, enter and steal, dispose stolen property, steal motor vehicle, damage property by fire, and breaching his curfew bail.

Shortly after the arrest, five of the stolen chainsaws and the generator were found in a shed on a property on Arthurville Road, Ponto.

The man has been refused bail to appear at Dubbo Local Court today (Wednesday 17 July 2019).

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