Burglar suspect in jail after crashing stolen van

| 28/05/2014

(CNS): A 41-year-old man from Bodden Townhas been charged with burglary after he was caught with stolen goods, in a stolen van which he had crashed in George Town. The man was arrested on 22 May after police attended the scene of the road collision and found stolen power tools in the back of the van taken two days previously from a house in North Side. The man was also accused of stealing jewellery from inside a truck parked at Kaibo before he had fled the scene in the stolen van headed for the capital. Police said that he has been remanded in custody. Police received a report on 20 May of a burglary at a house on Old Robin Road, North Side, where a Makita jack hammer anda Makita grinder were stolen. Then on 22 May a Chevy Avalanche was stolen from George Town. 

The suspect is believed to have driven that to the Kaibo area in North Side, where he then allegedly broke into a truck and stole some coins and a ring. The owner of the truck was alerted and confronted the man, who jumped into the stolen Avalanche and fled back to George Town. 

When he then crashed the van, police caught him with the power tools from the house on Old Robin Road and he was subsequently arrested, then charged with the burglary and taken to court, where he was remanded to HMP Northward.

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