Kambah man to face court for e-scooter thefts

A 34-year-old Kambah man has been charged with multiple vehicle thefts, burglaries and other offences after police found him allegedly riding a stolen e-scooter early this morning.   

About 2:30am this morning (Friday, 4 March 2022), members of ACT Policing’s Proactive Intervention and Diversion Team arrested the man in Kambah at a unit complex.      

The man was arrested and charged with offences relating to a series of burglaries at commercial/business premises in the Canberra region dating back to Thursday 10 February 2022.   

He is expected to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today to face multiple charges including three counts of aggravated burglary, three counts of theft, two counts of driving a motor vehicle without consent, taking a motor vehicle without consent, possessing stolen property, breaching parole and other driving offences.      

Police believe there are others involved in these incidents and an investigation is ongoing with officers from Proactive Intervention and Diversion Team, Criminal Investigations, General Duties policing, AFP Forensics, and ACT Policing Intelligence and Digital and Video Operations. 

Anyone with information that can assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.  Please quote 7043995 Information can be provided anonymously. 

 

Media enquiries 

Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.au 

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