1 July, 2021
Business break ins, Mackay
A 30-year-old man has been charged with multiple offences following the alleged break and enter of three Mackay businesses yesterday.
Around 10am a white Nissan Navara utility alleged to have be stolen from Andergrove and involved in the offences was stopped at the roundabout connecting Mackay Bucasia and Holts roads using a tyre deflation device.
The 30-year-old was arrested without incident and taken to the Mackay Watchhouse.
Around 11pm on Wednesday night it will be alleged the man was involved in a break and enter at a motorcycle shop on Gordon Street and used the ute a to force entry into the business.
It will be further alleged a red and white Honda motorbike and KTM motorbike were loaded onto the vehicle.
The Honda was located at the intersection of Gordon and Milton streets shortly afterwards, which is understood to have fell off the back of the vehicle.
The shopfront was heavily damaged and the KTM motorcycle remains unaccounted for.
At 2.30am yesterday a Blacks Beach Road convenience store shopfront in Blacks Beach was also damaged.
The Navara is believed to have been used in an attempt to gain entry into a Maggiolo Drive business via a roller door which was heavily damaged.
The 30-year-old man has been charged with 18 offences including enter premises and commit, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, burglary, fraud, receiving tainted property and driving without a licence.
He is scheduled to appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court today (July 1).
The ute was stolen from a Peppertree Crescent property at Andergrove overnight on June 28.
Mackay detectives are also appealing for anyone with information about the above-mentioned incidents to come forward.
Anyone with dashcam vision or any further information is asked to contact police.