Man in court over stolen excavator

Facing Court

A 28-year-old Gilmore man is scheduled to face court today (Wednesday 1 July) charged with receiving stolen property.

A Bobcat excavator was reported stolen from an O’Malley building site yesterday morning (30 June).   

Later that morning a member of the public noticed an excavator hidden off the Monaro Highway and called police.

Police attended the location and questioned a man who was subsequently placed under arrest.

He will face charges of receiving stolen property in the ACT Magistrates Court later today.

If you noticed any suspicious activity or have any dash-cam footage or information that could assist police you can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Information can be provided anonymously. Please quote reference number 6564717.

 

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