A teenage boy has been charged following investigations into a number of break and enters in Penrith this month.
About 11.35am yesterday, following investigations into a number of break and enters in Penrith this month, officers from the Penrith Local Area Command executed a search warrant at a home on Pelsart Avenue, Penrith.
At the home officers allegedly located a large amount of items, including mobile phones, computers, driver’s licences and credit cards believed to have been stolen.
The items were seized and will undergo forensic examinations.
At the home, a 17-year-old boy was arrested and taken to Penrith Police Station where he was charged with a number of offences, including, aggravated break enter and steal (x6), take and drive conveyance (x3), and obtain benefit by deception (x13).
He was refused bail and is due to appear at Children’s Court today.
Troy Dodds is the Weekender’s Managing Editor and Senior Writer. He has more than 15 years experience as a journalist, working with some of Australia’s leading media organisations.