Trio charged after Blind Bight home invasion

Casey Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested three people after a home invasion in Blind Bight.

Armed offenders caused extensive damage to a property in Fishermans Drive on 16 June 2020.

After extensive investigations officers from Casey CIU and the Dandenong Frontline Tactical Unit executed simultaneous search warrants in Seaford and Sommerville on Thursday 27 August.

Police found trafficable quantities of illicit drugs, cash, ammunition and weapons at the address in Seaford and arrested two men.

A 28-year-old Seaford man was charged with home invasion, aggravated burglary, drug trafficking, theft, possessing the proceeds of crime and several other offences.

A 30-year-old Seaford man was also charged with home invasion, aggravated burglary and theft.

Both men were remanded in custody to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 28 August.

In Sommerville, police found an imitation assault rifle and arrested a 28-year-old man.

He has been charged with possess imitation firearm, theft, handling stolen goods and commit indictable offence whilst on bail.

The Sommerville man has been bailed to appear at the Frankston Magistrates’ Court on 6 May 2021.

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