Crime Stoppers

Youth Charged – Alice Springs

Monday 15-May-2017 11:00

Members from Strike Force Winx have charged a 13-year-old male in relation to a ram-raid on a business in Alice Springs.

Detective Acting Superintendent Peter Dash said the offender was allegedly involved in numerous unlawful entries and the unlawful use of motor vehicles on 7 and 8 May.

“The offender, along with five other youths was involved in a ram-raid in Sadadeen on 8 May, in a stolen white Ford Everest.

“Strike Force Winx members arrested the youth on Saturday,” he said.

“All of the offenders have now been arrested.”

He was charged with:

  • Receive stolen property
  • Aggravated unlawful use of motor vehicle
  • Drive unlicensed
  • Unlawful entry – building (x2)
  • Damage to property – (x2)
  • Stealing
  • Recklessly endanger serious harm – aggravated

He was remanded in custody to appear in the Alice Springs Local Court today.

“Strike Force Winx will continue to work with the community and stakeholders to reduce youth and property crime in Alice Springs.”