At about 1.00am on Sunday 26 July 2015 it will be alleged, a group of youths attended an address on Frederick Street, Bluff Point and entered the premises, stealing a set of car keys.
As a result, the vehicle was stolen from the premises and driven to Spalding where another male youth was approached and advised the vehicle had been stolen. That male then drove in company with the others around the streets of Spalding, Wonthella and Rangeway in the stolen vehicle.
At about 9:20pm that night, the stolen vehicle was refuelled at a service station in Wonthella and subsequently left without paying.
Police conducted inquiries and on Wednesday 29 July 2015 several youths were arrested.
A 13 year old male from Spalding was charged with aggravated burglary, steal motor vehicle and 2 x stealing and a another 13 year old male from Spalding has been charged with steal motor vehicle and stealing. They will both appear before Geraldton Children’s Court on 11 August 2015.
A 14 year old male from Spalding has been charged with steal motor vehicle and stealing and will appear before Geraldton Children’s Court on 4 August 2015.
On Thursday 30 July 2015, a 16 year old male from Bluff Point was arrested and charged with Aggravated Burglary, Stealing, Steal Motor Vehicle, No drivers licence and breach of bail.
He was remanded in custody and will appear before Geraldton Children’s Court this morning,.