Detectives from the Western District CIB have arrested six persons in connection with two separate break-ins at Ovingham and Mile End.

About 1.30am on Monday 28 September, a home in Noble Street, Ovingham was broken into and car keys, cash and jewellery were stolen. It will be alleged fingerprints found at the scene positively identified two suspects.

About 12.30am on Tuesday 28 September, a break-in occurred at a house in Rose Street, Mile End. A late model BMW, handbag, electrical goods and other items were stolen. The stolen car was later involved in a petrol drive off from a Broadview service station.

Investigations led to the vehicle later being located and recovered at an address in Broadview.

Police executed a search warrant at the Broadview address and recovered property stolen from the break-ins at Ovingham and Mile End.

Two expensive bicycles, valued at $8000 and $3000, were also recovered, not linked to the break-ins. Detectives have since identified the rightful owners of both stolen bicycles.

Six people, aged 14 to 18, have been arrested in connection with this crime series. They are:

  • A 14-year-old boy from Devon Park charged with illegal use, two counts of aggravated serious criminal trespass and unlawful possession, was refused bail and will appear in the Port Adelaide Youth Court tomorrow
  • A 15-year-old boy from Port Lincoln charged with breach of bail. He appeared in court and has been remanded in custody
  • A 16-year-old boy of no fixed place charged with illegal use, aggravated serious criminal trespass and unlawful possession, did not apply for bail and will appear in the Port Adelaide Youth Court this afternoon
  • A 16-year-old boy from Prospect charged with illegal use and two counts of aggravated serious criminal trespass, was refused bail and will appear in the Port Adelaide Youth Court tomorrow
  • An 18-year-old Prospect man charged with unlawful possession and bailed to appear in Port Adelaide Magistrates Court on 26 November
  • An 18-year-old woman from Woodville North charged with unlawful possession and bailed to appear in Port Adelaide Magistrates Court on 26 November

Extracted in full from: https://www.miragenews.com/police-arrest-six-over-break-ins-south-australia/