Police charge man over multiple property offences at Gunnedah

A man will reappear in court today charged in relation to multiple property offences alleged to have occurred in the state’s north-east.

About 7.30am on Tuesday (29 June 2021), officers attached to Oxley Police District attended a mine on Wean Road, Gunnedah, following reports of attempted vehicle thefts.

Police have been told an employee of the mine located three vehicles bogged and three unknown men trespassing at the site.

Shortly after arrival, police arrested a 21-year-old man following a foot pursuit. He was taken to Gunnedah Police Station.

In one of the vehicles, police located two chainsaws, believed to be stolen.

The man was charged with enter inclosed lands, goods in custody, escape police custody and breach of bail.

Police will allege in court that the man was also involved in a break and enter at a business on Mathias Road, Gunnedah, on Sunday 13 June 2021.

The man was refused bail and appeared before Tamworth Local Court on Wednesday 30 June 2021, where he was granted strict conditional bail to reappear before the same court today (Tuesday 6 July 2021).

Investigations continue.

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