NSW police charge man over break-in and fraud offences at Dubbo

A man will appear in court today charged over an alleged break, enter and steal and fraud offences in the state’s Orana region.

Just after 7.30am yesterday (Tuesday 10 March 2020), officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District were called to a house on Regand Park Boulevard, Dubbo, after a woman awoke to find her house had been broken into overnight.

A number of items were stolen including bank cards, a mobile phone, house and car keys.

Police commenced an investigation and discovered one of the stolen bank cards had allegedly been used multiple times at businesses throughout the local Dubbo area.

Later that day, a 51-year-old man was arrested at a unit on Jubilee Street, Dubbo, about 1.15pm, and taken to Dubbo Police Station.

The man was charged with four counts of dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception, aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence, knowingly deal with proceeds of crime, possess housebreaking implements and goods in personal custody suspected being stolen.

He was refused bail to appear before Dubbo Local Court today (Wednesday 11 March 2020).

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