Three arrested over stolen property at Brighton, SA

Two men will face court tomorrow after police found more than 80 items of allegedly stolen property inside a Brighton home yesterday morning, according to SA Police.

Just after 5am on Saturday 30 July, police patrols were called to Brighton Primary School on Highet Avenue, following an alarm activation.

On arrival, police discovered a break-in at the school, and set up cordons around the area, while a police dog patrol was called in to search the school.

The police dog tracked possible suspects to a nearby premises, where they found a man in the rear yard who had surgical gloves in his possession.

A further search of the home, uncovered numerous power tools and electrical items, plus another man hiding in the roof of the premises.

A total of 83 items including computer and electrical equipment, a motorised scooter plus numerous power tools, all believed to be stolen were seized by police.

A 35 year-old man and a 31-year-old woman both from Brighton and a 22-year-old man from Colonel Light Gardens, were all arrested and charged with unlawful possession.

Both men have been refused police bail and will appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court tomorrow.

The woman was bailed to appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court at a later date.

Enquiries are continuing on the break-in at the school, including forensic testing, while police will also be attempting to locate the owners of the stolen property.


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