Teen charged break and enters and vehicle theft – Strike Force Sweetenham

A teenager has been charged over a number of alleged break and enters.

The Hills Police Area Command

Detectives attached to Strike Force Sweetenham were called to a home on Wayfield Way, Glenhaven, where a Mercedes GLC and a Dodge Ram were allegedly stolen at about 4 a.m. on Monday, June 10, 2024.

At about 5.30am, officers responded to reports of an attempted break-in on a home in Volmer Street, Oatlands, and a home on the same street where access had been gained.

Reported stolen from the home were eight pairs of luxury shoes, worth about $14,400.

A car parked on Volmer Street had also allegedly been broken into where a wallet containing cash was taken.

Shortly after midnight (Tuesday, 11 June 2024), three motor bikes were allegedly stolen during a break-in from a business on Parraweena Road, Caringbah.

At about 8 am today (Monday, 8 July 2024), officers arrested a 17-year-old boy at a home in Dubbo where he allegedly resisted arrest.

He was taken to Dubbo Police Station and charged with 15 offences, including:

  • Aggravated break and enter commit serious indictable offence x 3
  • Attempt Aggravated break and enter commit serious indictable offence
  • Enter inclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful excuse
  • Face blackened/disguised with intent commit indictable offence
  • Dishonestly obtain financial advantage etc by deception
  • Take & drive conveyance w/o consent of owner
  • Larceny
  • Aggravated break and enter commit serious indictable off-in company-steal etc >$60,000
  • Dishonestly obtain financial advantage etc by deception
  • Be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner
  • Attempt dispose motor vehicle part-theft=serious indictable
  • Participate criminal group contribute criminal activity
  • Hinder or resist police officer in the execution of duty

The teenager was refused bail to appear at a children’s court where he was remanded in custody to re-appear on Monday 15 July 2024.

Police will allege in court the teenager was involved in the incidents with other co-offenders

Strike Force Sweetenham is a metropolitan region investigation into the theft of high-performance and luxury vehicles.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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