Man charged following alleged break-in, ATV stolen - Young

Friday, 18 November 2022 02:55:12 PM

A man has been charged following an alleged break-in in the state’s south.

Police have been told an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), as well as tools, were stolen from a property on Milvale Road, Young, about 2.20am yesterday (Thursday 17 November 2022).

The ATV was located in nearby scrubland about 9am, however, several items from the vehicle were missing.

Following further inquiries, police executed a search warrant at a home on Belmore Road, Young, about 2.20pm that day.

During the search, police located and seized number plates and warning lights belonging to the ATV, fuel cards, an esky and tools – all alleged to have been stolen – as well as a quantity of cannabis.

A 26-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Young Police Station where he was charged with:

  • Destroy or damage property,
  • Take and drive conveyance without consent of owner,
  • Enter inclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful excuse,
  • Larceny, and,
  • Possess prohibited drug.

He was granted conditional bail to appear in Young Local Court on Wednesday 14 December 2022.

Inquiries continue.