Damage and Stealing Arrest

At 6:15 pm on Wednesday 15 February 2018, a male was renovating in his rear yard located in Abraham Street Rangeway having recently moved into the address.

For reasons unknown a 25 year old male offender from Rangeway has kicked in a rear fence panel and entered the yard confronting the occupant.

The offender has armed himself with a shovel laying nearby threatening the occupant to a fight. The occupant has backed away to his house and the offender ran from the rear yard.

Police attended shortly after locating and arresting the person nearby in Clematis Crescent Utakarra still in possession of the shovel.

The male was later released to appear in the Geraldton Magistrates Court on charges of:

  • Being armed in way that may cause fear
  • Damage
  • Stealing
  • Trespassing.