Arrest made after Tarcoola break ins

A 19-year old male has been charged with aggravated burglary and stealing after he was found to have large amounts of stolen property and cash in his possession from numerous vehicles and a house in the Mount Tarcoola and Tarcoola Beach area.

Following information from the public, police conducted saturation patrols within the Mount Tarcoola area at around 2am this morning when the arrest occurred.

The male led police officers to several bush locations where other property items had been hidden. These items have been recovered and the public are requested to contact police if they believe they have had any property items stolen overnight.

A second offender is to be located today.