Man charged with theft and refused bail

 A man was arrested from a Booker Bay address last week after a series of property-related offences occurred across the Central Coast.

Last month, officers from Brisbane Water Police District’s Proactive Crime Team commenced investigations into a spike of thefts from motor vehicles and reports of other property-related offences occurring in the North Avoca, Booker Bay, Killcare Heights, Macmasters Beach and St Huberts Island areas.

Following extensive inquiries, police arrested the 28-year-old man at 5pm on Friday, October 1.

He was taken to Gosford Police Station and charged with enter building/land within commit indictable offence, enter vehicle or boat with consent of owner, larceny, recklessly deal with proceeds of crime, possess housebreaking implements, two counts of dishonestly obtain property by deception and two counts of good suspected stolen in/on premises.

The man was refused bail to appear at Newcastle Bail Court on Saturday, October 2.

Inquiries are continuing. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or

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