A 20-year-old girl, a 17-year-old woman and a boy beneath the age of 18 had been arrested yesterday (September 24) by Operation Toric officers after a automotive was stolen from Bonner earlier within the afternoon.
This takes arrests by the police operation to 54 because it started on August 1 with the mission to focus on recidivist offenders to deal with a rise in motorcar thefts and related harmful driving and different crimes within the ACT.
Police will allege that the Ford Falcon XR6 was stolen by the 17-year-old about 1.30pm after she organized to take it for a check drive with the proprietor, who had listed it on the market on the web.
About 4.20pm, police investigating the theft noticed the stolen Falcon in Belconnen and adopted it to a procuring centre automotive park. Extra officers in an unmarked automotive then blocked the parking area and ordered three folks from the automotive.
The driving force reversed into the police automobile in an unsuccessful try to drive away, and one of many passengers – the 20-year-old girl – tried to run away.
The 17-year-old, who was in breach of bail, will face the ACT Kids’s Courtroom tomorrow (September 26) on expenses together with driving a motorcar with out consent, taking a motorcar with out consent, driving at police, damaging a police automobile, drug driving, property harm, and unlicensed driving having by no means held a licence.
The girl will face court docket in October charged with driving in a stolen motorcar and making an attempt to flee police custody.
The boy will obtain an official warning for driving in a stolen motorcar.
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Ian Meikle, editor