Three charged over alleged vehicle thefts - Gunnedah

Thursday, 20 October 2022 12:15:46 AM

Three teenagers have been charged following an investigation into the theft of two vehicles in the state’s north east earlier this week.

On Sunday (16 October 2022), officers from Oxley Police District commenced an investigation after reports a Honda Civic and Nissan Pathfinder had been stolen from the carpark of a unit block on Marquis Street, Gunnedah overnight.

Both vehicles were located on fire later the same day, the Honda at Booloocooroo Road about 3.30am and the Nissan at Wandobah Road about 2.25pm.

Following inquiries, investigators executed search warrants at two homes in Gunnedah from 9am yesterday (Wednesday 19 October 2022).

Three teenagers – two aged 16 and one 15 – were arrested and taken to Gunnedah Police Station.

They were each charged with aggravated break and enter commit serious indicatable offence, steal motor vehicle and be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner.

All three were refused bail to appear before a children’s court today (Thursday 20 October 2022).