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Aranda Primary burglars gone to the dogs

By 7 December 2012 15

ACT Policing apprehended two 17-year-olds for aggravated burglary at Aranda Primary School this morning (Friday, December 7).

About 2.15am, police were called to the location after reports of multiple intruder alarms being activated.

Belconnen patrols conducted an internal search of the building while the dog team searched the perimeter.

Two young people were located inside the building and were observed carrying property and heading towards an exit.

After failing to obey a request from police to stop, a short foot pursuit ensued and one of the teenagers, a girl, was apprehended a short distance from the building.

The second teenager, a young man, continued to run across the oval, but was found with the assistance of one of the police dogs after dropping property on the way.

The young people were placed under arrest and conveyed to Belconnen Police Station before being returned to the custody of their parents.

Investigations are ongoing.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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15 Responses to Aranda Primary burglars gone to the dogs
#1
LSWCHP1:48 pm, 08 Dec 12

Robbing a school, hey? I hope the dogs got a few good chomps in on them.

#2
Weaselburger2:56 pm, 08 Dec 12

what can you possibly steal from a school that’s worth anything ( and that you can sell afterwards), All the computers are bolted down and all the other valuables are locked away.

Maybe chalk or a couple of pencils, an Atlas perhaps?

#3
Mr Evil3:13 pm, 08 Dec 12

“The young people were placed under arrest and conveyed to Belconnen Police Station before being returned to the custody of their parents.”

Why do they bother catching and releasing these sh*tbags back to the parents, when the parents are possibly part of the problem in the first place?

#4
grunge_hippy3:30 pm, 08 Dec 12

Weaselburger said :

what can you possibly steal from a school that’s worth anything ( and that you can sell afterwards), All the computers are bolted down and all the other valuables are locked away.

Maybe chalk or a couple of pencils, an Atlas perhaps?

You haven’t been in a school in a while have you? I would be hard pressed to find any chalk in a school these days… But there would be plenty to attract a young thug looking for cheap thrills. Paint to do some vandalism elsewhere for instance. If they were in the office, I would argue that the computers were not bolted down at all.

#5
Tetranitrate3:53 pm, 08 Dec 12

Weaselburger said :

what can you possibly steal from a school that’s worth anything ( and that you can sell afterwards), All the computers are bolted down and all the other valuables are locked away.

Maybe chalk or a couple of pencils, an Atlas perhaps?

Even if they did get computers, what’s the resale value of a second hand computer these days, really?
They wouldn’t be able to sell it to cash converters or the like. What did they stand to gain if they’d managed to get two (probably well out of date) laptops each? I mean what are they gonna do, hang around the local shopping center offering people a computers for $300?

#6
Spykler7:35 pm, 08 Dec 12

Crime= Aggravated Burglary
Punishment= 0
Outcome= Motivation to commit a string of similar, or worse, offences.

#7
dixyland7:37 pm, 08 Dec 12

Those police dogs really take a bit out of crime. Shame the legal system will go easy on the perpetrators.

#8
arescarti428:39 pm, 09 Dec 12

Don’t schools have iPads nowadays?

Small, light, very valuable, and they’d be a breeze to sell on.

#9
TheObserver2:49 pm, 10 Dec 12

Wonder if it is the same little t*rds who have been doing B+Es around Aranda over the last week or so? Likley they were looking for cash and small items.

#10
460cixy4:46 pm, 10 Dec 12

Good to see them busted I fitted a heap of pir motion sensors about 5 years ago maybe longer when working for adt

#11
Gismondo5:54 pm, 10 Dec 12

It’s funny reading members of the ‘hive’ doing a cost benefit analysis from the thieves perspective prior to a school break-in, as if that’s what a couple of teenagers stand outside doing before a big ‘job’

#12
Ko.6:52 pm, 10 Dec 12

460cixy said :

Good to see them busted I fitted a heap of pir motion sensors about 5 years ago maybe longer when working for adt

Cool story bro.

#13
farnarkler7:08 pm, 10 Dec 12

The beginnings of lives of crime?

#14
460cixy9:09 pm, 10 Dec 12

Ko. said :

460cixy said :

Good to see them busted I fitted a heap of pir motion sensors about 5 years ago maybe longer when working for adt

Cool story bro.

It may have been my work that alerted the fuzz of the break in. Choice bro

#15
Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd6:31 am, 11 Dec 12

Tetranitrate said :

Weaselburger said :

what can you possibly steal from a school that’s worth anything ( and that you can sell afterwards), All the computers are bolted down and all the other valuables are locked away.

Maybe chalk or a couple of pencils, an Atlas perhaps?

Even if they did get computers, what’s the resale value of a second hand computer these days, really?
They wouldn’t be able to sell it to cash converters or the like. What did they stand to gain if they’d managed to get two (probably well out of date) laptops each? I mean what are they gonna do, hang around the local shopping center offering people a computers for $300?

More like 100 dollars.

Unless a staff left their on personal laptop in the school for some reason.

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