Crime Stoppers

Crime Spree – Youths Charged - Darwin

Monday 09-Mar-2015 10:34

Police have arrested and charged five youths following a recent crime spree in Darwin.

Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Bland from Strike Force Trident said the youths aged between 13 and 17-years-old allegedly stole a large quantity of property from numerous unlawful entries and car thefts last week, before being arrested after they rolled a stolen motor vehicle in Pinelands on Saturday.

“The total value of property stolen from the five day crime spree is approximately $220,000.”

Two females aged 16 and 17 and a 16-year-old male were charged with:

  • Aggravated unlawful entry (x45)
  • Stealing (x48)
  • Aggravated unlawful use of a motor vehicle (x27)
  • Damage to property  (x18)
  • Trespass on premises (x12)
  • Drive a motor vehicle while unlicensed (x3)
  • Drive a motor vehicle with drug in blood (x2)
  • Drive in a dangerous manner (x2)
  • Fail to obey direction of police officer (x2)
  • Failure to stop after crash
  • Assault

 

They will appear in Darwin Magistrates Court today.

A 14-year-old male was charged with:

  • Aggravated unlawful entry (x15)
  • Stealing (x16)
  • Aggravated unlawful use of a motor vehicle (x9)
  • Damage to property (x6)
  • Trespass on premises (x4)

A 13-year-old female was charged with:

Aggravated unlawful use of a motor vehicle.