Man charged with property offences – Strike Force Boa

A man will face court following an investigation into property offences in the state’s Central West this month.

In January 2024, officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District established Operation Boa, targeting property-related crime in Dubbo and surrounds.

About 2.30am on Sunday (25 February 2024), two men were walking towards a property on Palmer Street, Dubbo, when the occupant disturbed the pair before they fled on foot.

About 11pm that evening, occupants at a home on Darling Street, Dubbo were woken by their alarm and found a mobile phone and cash was allegedly stolen.

Officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District attended and commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incidents.

Following inquiries, about 6.10pm yesterday (Monday 26 February 2024), police executed a search warrant at a home on Tink Avenue, Dubbo, and arrested a 32-year-old man.

He was taken to Dubbo Police Station and charged with aggravated enter dwelling with intent knowing people there, enter building/land with intent commit indictable offence, and enter enclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful excuse.

The man was refused bail and appeared at Dubbo Local Court today (Tuesday 27 February 2024), where he was formally refused bail to reappear at the same court on Thursday 2 May 2024.

Inquiries under Operation Boa continue.

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