VicPol Corporate

Man charged following aggravated burglaries in Melbourne's South-East

Wednesday, 9 October 2019 18:28

Casey Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 23-year-old man following two aggravated burglaries in Narre Warren and Berwick this week.

It is alleged a car was stolen during the first aggravated burglary that occurred on Donatello Crescent in Narre Warren on Monday 7 October in the early hours of the morning.

It is also alleged the same offender stole a car, BMX and the victim’s handbag during an aggravated burglary on Kerferd Street in Berwick early yesterday morning.

The Berwick man has been charged with 13 charges, including two counts of theft of motor vehicle, two counts of aggravated burglary – person present, possess cannabis and other related offences.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at the Dandenong Magistrates’ Court today.

This arrest is part of Operation Tidal which utilises a highly visible police presence across the Casey, Greater Dandenong and Cardinia Police Service Areas (PSAs). Tidal is an ongoing operation and police will continue to focus resources where they’re most needed.

Leading Senior Constable Melissa Seach

Media Officer

83167

Reviewed 09 October 2019

`