Man in court following string of burglaries

Michael Reid 13 July 2016 1
ACT car robbery 4

A 26-year-old man appeared in ACT Magistrates Court on Thursday charged with nine offences, including driving while unlicensed, drug driving, failing to stop for police and dangerous driving.

Aubrey James Agostino did not apply for bail and was granted a four-week adjournment to seek legal advice.

The charges arose after police attended a residence in Downer on Wednesday following reports of a burglary.

A 1991 dark green Toyota Soarer with stolen number plates was seen leaving the area prior to the arrival of police.

The vehicle was further sighted during the day in Ainslie, Lyneham and Kaleen, before being located by police on the Tuggeranong Parkway.

Agostino has also been charged with three counts of burglary and using an unregistered, uninsured and unsafely maintained vehicle, and plates calculated to deceive.

Investigations are continuing into other offences committed by the offender on Wednesday.

Members of the public who can assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via quoting reference 5950840.

Information can be provided anonymously.


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One Response to Man in court following string of burglaries
HenryBG HenryBG 4:06 pm 23 Apr 16

If he has 2 or more priors, he needs to be locked up for 20 years.
Sick of these scumbags.

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