Man to face court following burglaries

ACT Policing has charged a 22-year-old Conder man following two burglaries in Nicholls and Conder and an attempted burglary in Banks on (Friday, 25 September).

About 12.25pm yesterday police attended a residence in Nicholls following a report of a burglary where a number of items were stolen including a red Mercedes convertible.

About 4.55pm that same day police responded to an attempted burglary at a residence in Banks. The male offender was disturbed by an occupant before fleeing the scene in a red coloured sports car.

A short time later the owner of a residence in Conder also reported a burglary whereby a number of items were stolen.

About 9.20pm members of the Tuggeranong Patrol located the stolen vehicle at a street in Conder. The vehicle attempted to flee from police, stop sticks were deployed, however the vehicle continued driving.

The vehicle was located a short time later in Russell Drysdale Street, Conder. A male offender was arrested by Tuggeranong Crime members.

A search warrant of the offender’s residence located stolen property from both the Nicholls and Conder burglaries.

The 22-year-old Conder man was conveyed to the ACT Watch House and charged with two counts of burglary, attempted burglary, theft, unlawful possession of a firearm and a range of driving offences.

He will be remanded in custody before appearing in the ACT Magistrates Court on Monday (28 September).

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