Three held after break-ins
Three people have been arrested over a recent series of overnight burglaries in the Karratha area.
The premises of a local business, an out-of-town business and a school were all allegedly broken into on Monday night, May 9, and the following morning.
Several items were taken from one of the businesses, but they have since been recovered.
Karratha police were able to identify three suspects using CCTV footage from the targeted premises and nearby premises.
They found and charged one person, and charged another two alleged offenders the following day.
The three accused, who are all men aged 18-25, are facing several burglary charges and have been released on bail with curfew conditions in place.
They are due to next appear in the Karratha Magistrate’s Court in early June.
Karratha police officer-incharge Senior Sergeant Andrew Stevens said having identified and arrested the alleged offenders so quickly was “an awesome result” for the force.
The result is part of Pilbara District Police’s Operation Double Shot, a WA Police campaign to reduce so-called volume crime offences such as burglaries, thefts and property damage across the State.