TWO people have been arrested in Charlestown and charged with multiple offences in an investigation into $60,000 of stolen goods.
In June a joint investigation was commenced by officers from Lake Macquarie Target Action Group and Fairfield Target Action Group into a break and enter at a commercial premises in Smithfield.
About 11am Monday police arrested a 34-year-old man at a shopping centre in Charlestown, where he was allegedly attempting to sell a number of items.
An hour later, police attended a property on the Pacific Highway in Charlestown and arrested a 31-year-old woman. A search of the property revealed footwear and clothing allegedly stolen during the break and enter.
The man was charged with break and enter steal value over $60,000, receive/dispose stolen property, possess identity info to commit indictable offence, goods suspected stolen in/on premises (not motor vehicle), possess counterfeit money, possess counterfeiting machine/tool/die, possess prohibited drug (three counts), possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit, common assault (DV), receive/dispose stolen property minimum indictable offence and resist officer in execution of duty.
The woman was charged with break and enter house steal value over $60,000.
Both were bail refused to appear at Toronto Local Court on Tuesday.
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