CAUGHT AND CHARGED

“A woman has been charged over alleged break-ins and stealings in Galston and Arcadia in early March.”

Just after 7am on Thursday 21 March, officers from Kuring-Gai Police Area Command executed a search warrant at a house on Dieffenbach Terrace, Bidwill, following inquiries into these crimes.

During a search of the house, officers seized items alleged to be stolen. A 34-year-old Bidwill woman was arrested and taken to Riverstone Police Station where she was charged with 19 offences

• Dishonestly obtain financial advantage etc by deception (13 counts)
• Break and Enter house steal
• Break and enter dwelling/house etc with intent (steal)
• Licence expired 2 years or more before
• Larceny
• Owner not disclose identity of driver/passenger (two counts)

The woman was granted bail to appear at Hornsby Local Court on Wednesday 17 April 2019. Inquiries continue.

Well done to residents who alerted their neighbours, gathered information and CCTV footage and provided as much information as they could to the police. As mentioned by Senor Police Constable Colin Mitchell, in his post on our facebook page, always report all crimes to Triple Zero (000) for emergency situations, 1800 333 000 Crime Stoppers to report crime anonymously, 131 444 – Police Assistance Line for all nonemergency situations, or your local police station.

Its imperative to report ALL CRIME as soon as you can and provide any evidence such as CCTV footage etc.

Senior Constable Colin Mitchell is the Crime Prevention Officer for Hornsby Ku-ring-gai area.