Police charge man after burglaries in Newborough

Latrobe Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man following a series of burglaries in Newborough this year.

The target of the burglaries was a new housing estate with multiple burglaries alleged to have taken place between April and July.

Investigators executed a search warrant at a Moe address on 11 July, locating allegedly stolen goods including ovens, shower heads, sinks, basins and curtains.

A 60-year-old Moe man was charged with burglary and handle stolen goods.

He appeared in Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court today and has been bailed to appear again on 9 August.

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