Police charge man with six break and enters at Wagga Wagga

A man will face court today charged following an investigation into multiple break and enters in Wagga Wagga.

Throughout August and September 2020, a number of businesses were broken into in the Wagga Wagga CBD, with cash, jewellery and electronic items reportedly stolen.

Officers from Riverina Police District commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the break and enters.

Following extensive inquiries, about 11.15am yesterday (Wednesday 30 September 2020), officers from the Riverina Proactive Crime Team attended a home on Bruce Street, Tolland, and located a 25-year-old man allegedly hiding in a roof cavity.

The man was arrested and police executed a subsequent search of the property, locating cannabis and clothing, allegedly linked to the break and enters.

He was taken to Wagga Wagga Police Station and charged with six counts of aggravated break, enter and steal, cultivate prohibited plant, malicious damage and breach AVO.

The man was refused bail and appeared in Wagga Wagga Local Court on Thursday 1 October 2020, where he was formally refused bail to reappear in the same court today (Tuesday 6 October 2020).

Inquiries are continuing and further arrests are expected to be made.

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