Man charged over stolen electricity, SA

A man has been charged over the theft of electricity totalling $400,000, according to SA Police.

Eastern Adelaide CIB detectives today arrested and charged a 40-year-old Gilles Plains man with seven counts of theft of electricity. It will be alleged the man diverted electricity at a number of business premises over a nine-year period.

Detectives were assisted in the investigation by SA Power Network.

The arrested man was bailed to appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on 2 September.

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