Teen charged over aggravated break-in, luxury vehicles stolen - Drummoyne

Friday, 07 January 2022 07:47:43 AM

A teenager will appear in court today charged after luxury vehicles were allegedly stolen during an aggravated break-in at Drummoyne, as investigations continue.

About 1am yesterday (Thursday 06 January 2022), five males allegedly broke into a home on St Georges Crescent, with vehicle keys and cash taken before three vehicles – including a Mercedes G63, a Ferrari 458 and a Ford Ranger – were stolen from the garage.

Officers attached to Burwood Police Area Command were notified and commenced an investigation.

Just before 11am, officers attached to Cumberland Police Area Command saw the Ferrari and Mercedes on Sandra Street, Woodpark. The vehicles accelerated away and a pursuit was initiated, travelling south.

Police lost sight of the vehicle on Sackville Street, Fairfield Heights, and the pursuit was terminated.

Additional officers were deployed to assist and, a short time later, sighted the Ferrari reversing out of a driveway on Woodpark Road, Woodpark.

Police attempted to prevent the vehicle from driving off and approached on foot, removing a male passenger from the vehicle. He allegedly resisted and assaulted a female officer before fleeing on foot.

While officers attempted to access the driver’s side of the Ferrari, the driver accelerated and drove from the scene.

The passenger, a 17-year-old male, was located nearby and arrested, before being taken to Granville Police Station.

He has been charged with:

• steal property in dwelling-house,

• aggravated break and enter commit serious indictable offence- in company- steal more than $60,000,

• be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner,

• resist officer in execution of duty,

• assault police officer in execution of duty, and

• enter inclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful excuse (two counts).

The teen was refused bail to appear before a children’s court today (Friday 7 January 2022).

Following further inquiries, the Mercedes was later found abandoned on Broughton Street, Guildford. The vehicle was seized and will undergo forensic examination.

About 6pm, officers attached to Mt Druitt Police Area Command attended Hagen Place, Whalan, in relation to an unrelated matter, where they located the Ferrari parked on the street. A short time later, the Ford Ranger was located parked nearby on Kurama Crescent.

Both vehicles were seized and will undergo forensic examination.

Detectives from Burwood Police Area Command have commenced an investigation.

As inquiries continue to identify those involved in the break-in, police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who may have CCTV or dash-cam to contact Burwood Police Station.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.