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Building Site Thefts

Building Site Thefts

Charges Laid Regarding Thefts From Building Sites

Warrnambool Police have charged two people, following a spate of burglaries from building sites in the wider Warrnambool area.

Senior Sergeant Shane Keogh, says community information helped lead to a pair of arrests over the weekend.

"Over the last couple of months we've been asking our community for assistance in regards to a lot of burglaries on building sites" he said.

"Pleased to announce that in the early hours of Saturday morning as a result of information received, Police have checked a car at a building site in Warrnambool and it had some stolen building materials in it"

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"A short time later a 29 year old female from Mortlake and 30 year old male from Melbourne were taken into custody and charged with a number of offences including burglary, theft and trafficking drugs of dependence"

"The male also received a charge in relation to breaching the chief health officers directions by leaving Melbourne, and both have been remanded in custody, so thanks to the community"

Senior Sergeant Keogh encouraged anyone with information regarding those types of incident, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

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