18-year-old thief arrested

An 18-year-old man was arrested and charged with steal from motor vehicle offences in Davistown.
At about 12:20am on Wednesday, September 19, the man attended Grevillia Ave, Davistown, where he tried the doors of cars parked in the street, subsequently gaining access to four vehicles which were left unlocked, and stole property from within the vehicles.
The man then used stolen credit cards fraudulently at Green Point, Kincumber and Erina to purchase goods.
During the evening of the same day, Brisbane Water police attended Grevillia Ave and made enquiries at the relevant stores where the stolen cards were used, obtaining CCTV footage.
At about 12:30am on Thursday, September 19, the man was observed by a witness attempting to break into a vehicle in Grevillia Ave, Davistown, before driving off in a vehicle.
Police were contacted and located the vehicle in Green Point, subsequently arresting the man, recovering some of the stolen property in the process.
He was conveyed to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with four counts of larceny and three counts of dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception.

Website, Sep 19
Brisbane Water Police District

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