ACT Policing has arrested a 24-year-old Pearce man following a burglary and theft in Canberra’s south last week.
Around 7.30pm last Friday night, police were called to a home in Bonython after its occupant reported a burglary. A number of items stolen were reported including a phone, cash, alcohol and a camera.
AFP Forensic officers attended the house and obtained a number of forensic samples for analysis.
As a result of the forensic samples taken, an offender was identified.
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Around 3.40pm yesterday the offender was located at The Calwell Club where police found him in possession of property stolen from the Bonython burglary. Police also located a set of keys to a Holden Commodore which was stolen from Jerrabomberra.
Subsequently, police located the Commodore in the car park of The Calwell Club.
The man was conveyed to the ACT Watch House and charged with burglary and theft. He will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning.
[Courtesy of ACT Policing]