Stolen laptops, jewellery, car seized; two in court – Lake Macquarie PD

Police have charged two people and recovered jewellery, laptops and housebreaking implements when a stolen car was spotted in the Lake Macquarie area yesterday.

Officers from Lake Macquarie Police District had been investigating the theft of a Kia Cerato from a Newcastle shopping centre on 24 February 2020, when the vehicle was spotted in Speers Street, Speers Point, about 11.30am (Friday 6 March 2020).

A 30-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man were arrested in the stolen car and were taken to Belmont Police Station.

When police searched the vehicle, they recovered jewellery and laptops, alleged to have been stolen, as well as housebreaking implements.

The woman has been charged with enter enclosed land and be carried in conveyance without consent.

The man has been charged with trespass, be carried in conveyance without consent, possess housebreaking implements, and goods in custody suspected of being stolen.

Both have been refused bail to appear in Newcastle Local Court today (Saturday 7 March 2020).

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