A forty five-year-old man was arrested in Watson yesterday afternoon (October 14) and, following a search of his Crace dwelling, charged with 37 offences referring to a number of burglaries over the previous month.
Clothes, masks, instruments and money have been seized on the search and the person is going through 21 counts of aggravated housebreaking, 12 counts of theft and 4 counts of tried housebreaking.
Police say they’ve been specializing in a rise of business and residential burglaries of personal residences and a spread of companies together with therapeutic massage parlours, quick meals shops, shops, eating places, bars, petrol stations, commerce companies, libraries, supermarkets and cafes.
These burglaries and thefts have been dedicated throughout Canberra together with in Tuggeranong, Kingston, Forrest, Dickson, Downer, Barton, Belconnen, Mitchell, Fyshwick and Gungahlin.
Sgt Jason Dziubinski, of the Proactive Intervention & Diversion Crew, says: “Whereas we would not have the ability to attend each housebreaking, we do have techniques in place to analyse, examine and reply to those crimes.
“I do know it may be irritating when police are triaged to different emergencies, however we ask the group to proceed to report thefts and burglaries to help police in responding to and addressing this crime kind.”
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Ian Meikle, editor