Two teens ar­rested

Pilbara News - - Pilbara News - Ali­cia Per­era

Two ju­ve­niles have been ar­rested over a re­cent se­ries of bur­glar­ies and off-road ve­hi­cle thefts in Tom Price.

Five houses and sheds were al­legedly bro­ken into on Mon­day, May 2, and a quad bike and three trail bikes were re­ported stolen from the prop­er­ties.

Po­lice have ar­rested two teenage males on a com­bined 13 charges over the al­leged of­fences and are working to bring in at least two more peo­ple who they be­lieve were in­volved.

Two of the four missing ve­hi­cles have so far been re­cov­ered.

Tom Price po­lice act­ing of­fi­cer-in-charge Sergeant Paul Burkin­shaw said five bur­glar­ies in one night was a par­tic­u­larly big crime spike for the town. “You’ve got to re­ally make it dif­fi­cult for peo­ple to get that kind of prop­erty,” he said.

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