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Treasure trove of tools found in Sebastopol

Friday 3 March 2023 4:35am

Ballarat detectives discovered a treasure trove of tools in Sebastopol last night.

Officers executed a warrant on Edwards Street, to find a large cache of stolen items about 7.30pm.

Inside, police found approximately $70,000 worth of stolen goods, including ovens, windows, dishwashers, power tools, white goods, building materials and a concrete polisher.

It is believed the items are linked to several burglaries in the area across Alfredton, Delacombe and Cardigan.

A 32-year-old Sebastopol man has been charged with five counts of robbery and seven counts of theft.

He has been remanded to face Ballarat Magistrates’ Court today.

Media Unit


Reviewed 03 March 2023