CHARGED: Wallangarra and Tenterfield police worked together to identify suspects early into the investigation.
CHARGED: Wallangarra and Tenterfield police worked together to identify suspects early into the investigation. Trevor Veale

Man charged for border town break-ins

A 28-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with a number of offences in relation to a spate of house break-ins between Wallangarra and Jennings that occurred around September 14.

Wallangarra police charged the Tenterfield resident with receiving stolen property, break and enter of a dwelling and a number of counts unlawful entry of a motor vehicle.

The man is scheduled to front Stanthorpe Magistrates Court on November 21.

Sergeant Alan Baker said, with the help of the Tenterfield Police, they were able to identify a number of persons of interest early into the investigation.

"The investigation is continuing and it is anticipated further persons will be charged,” Sgt Baker said.

"Wallangarra police worked closely with Tenterfield police to provide invaluable assistance in identifying the offender.”

Sgt Baker said efforts are continuing by police to recover stolen property and return it to their owners.

Sgt Baker urged anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 18000 333 000 or the Wallangarra Police Station on (07) 4684 3120.

Stanthorpe Border Post


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