Police Lay Charges Over Property Offences – Palmerston 26 March

Northern Territory Police have charged a youth with multiple property offences committed across Palmerston recently.

Around 8pm on Friday 15 March 2024, police allege a 15-year-old male in the company of other unknown offenders unlawfully entered a government premises on Palmerston Circuit, Palmerston, causing damage and fleeing the scene.

Over the course of Saturday the 16 March and Sunday 17 March 2024, the offenders have allegedly returned to the same location, where they have stolen a quality of cash and credit cards, along with causing further damage to the location.

Over this weekend, the offenders have allegedly used the stolen credit cards multiple times across the Palmerston area.

Yesterday morning, detectives from Strike Force Trident arrested a 15-year-old male in relation to the offending.

He has since been charged with:

• 8 x Aggravated burglary

• 1 x Attempt aggravated burglary

• 11 x Damage to property

• 6 x Theft

• 3 x Obtain befit by deception

• 1 x Serious breach of bail

He was remanded to appear in court today.

Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Christopher Humphries said “Detectives from Strike Force Trident arrested a 12-year-old co-offender last week in relation to parts of this offending, and have identified additional offenders with further arrests and charges are expected.

“As always, anyone with information in relation to these unlawful entries is urged to make contact on 131 444. Please quote reference 2400027419.”

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