Benjamin Thomas Rae jailed for role in Hunter's biggest firearm heist

By Sam Rigney
Updated August 17 2018 - 8:02pm, first published 6:00pm
HAUL: Some of the firearms recovered by detectives after the theft in December, 2016. On Friday, Benjamin Thomas Rae was jailed for three years for his role.
HAUL: Some of the firearms recovered by detectives after the theft in December, 2016. On Friday, Benjamin Thomas Rae was jailed for three years for his role.

PLAGUED by a “powerful” ice addiction, Benjamin Thomas Rae says he was promised $200 if he went to Kennards Self Storage at Newcastle West, rented the cheapest locker available and provided his unique PIN number to a gang of thieves who used it to pull off the biggest firearm heist in the Hunter’s history. 

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