Stolen Range Rover and weapons found at Beecroft home; Two men charged

Detectives from Ryde Police Area Command have charged two men after a Range Rover was stolen from a Greenwich home yesterday.

Between Sunday 15 and Monday 16 November 2020, a Range Rover was stolen from a home on Wisdom Road, Greenwich.

Upon discovering the vehicle missing, about 11.30am (Monday 16 November 2020), the owner has enabled the vehicles GPS tracking system that led officers to a home on Bingara Road, Beecroft, where they found the vehicle parked in the backyard.

A 44-year-old man was arrested in the driveway, and police will allege a search of his pockets revealed a key to the stolen Range Rover.

A second man, aged 36, was arrested inside.

Officers will allege they found stolen property including Medicare and bank documents, a homemade taser, mace with nails protruding, a metal pole with razor blades attached, ammunition, jewellery and other electronic items during a search of the home.

Both men were taken to Ryde Police Station where the older man was charged with goods in custody (x2), and enter vehicle without consent.

The younger man was charged with goods in custody (x2) possess prohibited weapon (x3), possess ammunition and breach weapons prohibition order.

The men were refused bail and will appear in Burwood Local Court today (Tuesday 17 November 2020).

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