Homes, cars hit in spree

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Business -

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.

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