Leumeah man in court over string of robberies

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A disqualified driver has been refused bail to face Campbelltown Local Court today on a string of charges.

Yesterday the 21-year-old Leumeah man was charged with four counts of break and enter and steal, possessing identity information to commit an indictable offence, take and drive conveyance without consent of owner, drive motor vehicle during disqualification period and larceny.

Police will allege that around 7am on Thursday, February 26, a group of males broke into a store in Queen Street, Campbelltown and stole two motorcycles.

On the day before, a man broke into a warehouse in Minto and stole laptops, computers, mobile phones, personal identification, model trains, car keys and excavator keys.

It will further be alleged another Minto business was broken into, where a man stole security keys and financial documentation just after 11pm on Saturday, March 28.

About 2.15am on Sunday (March 29), a man allegedly broke into another warehouse in Airds Road, Leumeah, where he stole bank cheque books and other financial documentation.

Detectives from Campbelltown City Police Area Command were notified and commenced an investigation.

Following extensive inquiries, detectives arrested a 21-year-old man at a property in Parkhill Crescent, Leumeah noon yesterday.

A short time later, investigators conducted a search at the home, where they located mail believed to have been stolen, laptops, computers, mobile phones, stolen personal and financial documentation, keys, model trains, construction and plumbing equipment, and two motorcycles.

These items were all seized to undergo forensic examination.

Police will also allege in court that the man stole a Holden Rodeo from a home in Leumeah on the evening of Saturday, March 28.


In a separate incident, Camden Police are appealing for information after shots were fired into a home in Gregory Hills overnight.

Just before 1am this morning emergency services were called to a home on Felix Street, Gregory Hills, following reports shots had been fired.

The occupants of the home, two adults, were uninjured.

A crime scene was established at the home, which will be forensically examined.

Any witnesses or anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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