BREAKING NEWS: NSW Men Arrested Over $2M Electronic Goods Theft
Police have charged three men over the theft of $2 million worth of electronic goods, stolen from break-ins affecting JB Hi-Fi, The Good Guys, Harvey Norman and more.
On Monday, detectives from the Robbery and Serious Crime Squad’s Strike Force Buttre and Mt Druitt and Fairfield City police raided homes within Wetherill Park, Rooty Hill and Mt Druitt.
Police have seized allegedly stolen items worth over $500,000 encompassing; mobile phones, tablets, TVs, cameras, headphones, power tools and more.
The arrest follows an ongoing investigation into the theft of over $2 million worth of electronic goods affecting Sydney and Central Coast retail stores and commercial properties.
Three men – aged 25, 30 and 35 – have been arrested at their homes.
A 25-year-old Mt Druitt and 35-year-old Rooty Hill resident have been charged with four counts of ‘aggravated break and enter commit serious indictable offence.’
Both men were refused bail to appear at Mt Druitt Local Court on February 5.
A 30-year-old Wetherill Park resident was charged with five counts of ‘receive/dispose stolen property, and goods suspected stolen in/on premises.’
He has been granted strict conditional bail and is scheduled to appear at Fairfield Local Court on February 20.
Investigations under Strike Force Buttre are reportedly continuing, with further arrests and charges expected.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers (1800 333 000).
Further information is available on NSW Police’s website here.