Police charge man over aggravated break and enter – Murrumbidgee

A man has been charged as part of an ongoing investigation into an alleged aggravated break and enter in the Murrumbidgee region earlier this year.

Just before 5am on Friday 30 April 2021, a 1977 classic Holden Torana Sedan was stolen from a locked garage at a home on Maiden Avenue, Leeton.

The car was loaded onto a car trailer and towed via the Burley Griffen Way, through Temora, Cootamundra, and Yass.

The last sighting of the vehicle was on the M7 Motorway at Liverpool, about 12pm that day.

Following extensive inquiries, officers attached to Murrumbidgee Police District attended a worksite on Vance Road, Leeton, and arrested a 26-year-old man just before midday yesterday (Monday 30 August 2021).

He was taken to Leeton Police Station where he was charged with aggravated break, enter and steal commit serious indictable offence – in company – steal greater than $60,000.

The Leeton man was granted conditional bail to appear in Leeton Local Court on Tuesday 12 October 2021.

The vehicle has not been located.

As an investigation continues, anyone with information is urged to call Griffith Detectives on 6969 4299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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