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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

EAST: Arrest after school burglaries


Manningham Crime Investigation Unit detectives charged a man following a series of burglaries at schools in Donvale, Warranwood and Wandin North.

Detectives conducted a search of a storage facility in Knox and a Wantirna property, recovering allegedly stolen goods including tools and electronic devices.

Further allegedly stolen property was also located at second -hand stores in Prahran.

The 35-year-old Wantirna man was arrested on Friday (Feb. 5) afternoon by detectives and has been charged with 10 counts of burglary as well as theft, bail and drug related offences.

He was due to appear in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court for a remand hearing.