Gympie detectives investigating seven recent break-ins of rural properties in the Fraser Coast have arrested two men and charged them with 24 property, vehicle and weapons related offences.
The men, both aged 29 and from the Gympie area, were arrested by police around midday on Friday, September 23 at a Curra service station driving an alleged stolen vehicle.
Police from Gympie and Maryborough Criminal Investigation branches investigating the recent property thefts, executed a number of search warrants in the Gympie and Curra areas over the weekend locating stolen property including vehicles, jewellery, power tools and personal property.
Both men appeared in the Gympie Magistrates Court today on a combined 24 charges (10 and 14 respectively) for offences such as unlawfully entering dwellings and buildings in the Gundaia, Bauple, Gunalda, Ross Creek and Wallu area, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, and Weapons Act and Drugs Misuse Act offences.
The alleged offences occurred between August 2 and September 22.
Police investigations are continuing in other rural property offences.