Homes, cars hit in spree
CITY Beach has been hit with a crime spree including five burglaries and three stolen cars.
“We believe that all are connected, They are being investigated,” Senior Sergeant Neil Morton-Smith said.
A Lexus and electrical items were taken from an Oceanic Drive home after a back patio door was opened and the home searched at 4.10am on February 15.
The Lexus was found near an Oban Road house that was burgled about 5am. A MercedesBenz was taken and found in Kinross later that day.
“We believe there are other crimes associated with that vehicle through Scarborough up to Kinross,” Snr Sgt Morton-Smith said.
The following day, a camera was taken from a Dilkara Way, City Beach home between 11am and 1pm and cash and a handbag were taken from a Windara Drive house after thieves used an open garage door to get into the house between 10.30pm on February 16 and 5am the following morning.
A Porsche Cayenne 4WD, cash and handbags were taken from a Lintara Way, City Beach home between 2am and 4am on February 17, before several other burglaries nearby.