Police charge a man following discovery of prestige cars

Hobsons Bay Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man following the discovery of a number of prestige vehicles in Newport yesterday (16 September), Victoria Police say.

Detectives executed two search warrants at addresses in Johnston Street Newport.

The vehicles are alleged to have been stolen from Toorak and Minto (NSW) between 2 and 15 September.

A 19-year-old Newport man has been charged with three counts of theft of motor vehicle, one count of handle stolen goods and one count of commit indictable offence whilst on bail.

He has been remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today (17 September).

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