‘Stolen vehicle’ leads to arrest

‘Stolen vehicle’ leads to arrest

Investigations into a stolen vehicle led to a man facing multiple charges at Millicent.

On Saturday, police attended a Millicent address to conduct inquiries.

A vehicle, alleged to have been stolen, was located at the address and seized.

A 39-year-old Millicent man was arrested and charged with aggravated serious criminal trespass, theft and illegal use at Craigmore on July 16 when the car, car keys and a wallet were stolen during a break-in.

He was also charged with illegal interference with a motor vehicle after registration plates were stolen from a car in Naracoorte on July 28.

It will be further alleged the man made off without paying for fuel at Nangwarry also on July 28.

He is also facing charges of theft of tools and welding equipment from a Millicent business on July 15.

He was charged at the Millicent Police Station before being released on bail to appear in the Millicent Magistrates Court on September 21.

Meanwhile, a man was refused police bail after allegedly threatening police at Mount Gambier on Sunday night.

Police spotted the man in Pressey Street, Mount Gambier about 10pm.

He then allegedly made threats towards police and ran off, before being located and arrested nearby on Howard Street without incident.

The 32-year-old Mount Gambier man was charged with hinder police, two counts aggravated threats to cause harm, carry an offensive weapon (knife), possess an article of disguise (balaclava) and possess an illicit substance, suspected of being drugs.

He was refused police bail to appear in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court.

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