Police charge man over firearms theft in Launceston

A 25 year old Mowbray man has been charged over the theft of firearms from a Mowbray residence on Saturday.

The man was interviewed by detectives from Launceston CIB and charged with:

  • the burglary and stealing at a residential address in Mowbray on Saturday 11 July, where some firearms were stolen. The firearms stolen in that burglary have not been recovered.
  • a burglary and stealing of a small amount of Pandora jewellery from a Launceston CBD jewellery store that occurred between 9 and 11 July 2020.
  • the burglary and stealing from a residence in Blackstone Heights that occurred between 9 and 12 July where approximately $35,000 in property was stolen, including bicycles, archery sets, power tools and electrical items, go pro and cameras, jewellery and coins.

The man has been detained and will appear in the Launceston Magistrates Court on 31 July.

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