Man in court over Halekulani theft

A man has been charged with firearm, drugs and property offences after a search warrant was conducted at Halekulani on Tuesday, June 21.

Police attached to the Proactive Crime Team at Tuggerah Lakes Police District attended a house at Halekulani following an investigation in relation to the theft of a mini excavator and trailer from Wallarah earlier in June.

As a result of the search warrant, a number of items were seized including a small amount of cannabis and an unregistered air rifle.

A 51-year-old male was arrested at the house and conveyed to Wyong Police Station.

He was subsequently charged on two counts of Take and Drive Conveyance, Possess unregistered Firearm, Not keep Firearm safe and Possess Prohibited Drug.

He was refused bail to appear in Wyong Local Court.

Ongoing investigations managed to locate the excavator at a property in Bankstown.


Tuggerah Lakes Police District