Charges laid after property allegedly stolen during Lismore floods
Monday, 22 August 2022 06:38:33 PM
A man has been charged after property allegedly stolen during a flood was located in the state’s north.
On Wednesday 9 March 2022, officers attached to Richmond Police District commenced inquiries after receiving reports that approximately 50 refrigerators had been stolen from a business on Snow Street, South Lismore.
Following investigations, officers executed a search warrant at a property on Regency Crescent, Goonellabah, at 9.30am, Monday 22 August 2022.
During the search, police seized one refrigerator, three pressure washers, one Wacker Packer, and illicit drugs.
A 38-year-old man was arrested and taken to Lismore Police Station, where he was charged with:
- Larceny >$15,000
- Dispose of stolen property
- Two counts of goods on premises suspected to be stolen
- Two counts of possess prohibited drug
The man was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court today (Monday 22 August 2022).