13-year-old charged in relation to burglaries

As part of continuing inquiries into Operation Night Hawk, officers from Geraldton Volume Crime Team conducted further inquiries in relation to reports of burglaries and stolen property last weekend.

Officers arrested a 13 year old male from Waggrakine, which resulted in the following charges being preferred:

2 X Agg Burglary and commit place 1 x Agg Burglary W/I place 1 x Criminal Damage 2 x Stealing 1 x Receiving

The male will face Geraldton Childrens Court at date yet to be determined.

Further inquiries were conducted in relation to separate offences. Police attended in Drummond Cove and a stolen boat and trailer was recovered from an address in Windward Way. Officer also seized a motorbike which had been reported stolen from Dampier in 2009, from an address in Spindrift Vista, Glenfield.

Property recovered to the value of $9000. Inquiries are continuing in relation to this property.