Crime Stoppers

Stolen Vehicles - Two Charged - Darwin

Monday 12-Oct-2015 16:39

Strike Force Trident Detectives have charged two males aged 17 and 20 in relation to the alleged theft of three vehicles across Darwin and Palmerston over the weekend.

Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Stringer said Police allege the two males stole a Holden Omega, SS Commodore and a Toyota Hilux from residents in Stuart Park and Zuccoli between 9 and 11 October.

“All three vehicles have since been recovered. The combined total of property stolen was $127,000.”

The youth was arrested in a residence in Gray on Sunday afternoon and charged with:

  • Breach of order suspending sentence
  • Aggravated unlawful use of motor vehicle (x3)
  • Stealing (x2)
  • Drive unlicensed

He was remanded in custody and will appear in Darwin Youth Justice Court tomorrow.

The 20-year-old man was arrested a residence in Moulden today and charged with:

  • Aggravated unlawful use of motor vehicle (x2)
  • Possess cannabis
  • Possess stolen property

 

He will appear in Darwin Magistrates Court tomorrow.