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TWO men arrested at Tootgarook last week faced Frankston Magistrates’ Court charged with a range of burglary, theft and deception charges. 

Detective Sergeant Jason Hocking, of Somerville CIU, said the 22-year-old, of Rosebud, and the 42-year-old, of Tootgarook, were arrested in Raymond Street, 3.30am, Tuesday 19 February.

They were said to have in their possession power tools, IDs and credit cards allegedly stolen from cars parked in the area overnight. Detective Hocking said CCTV showed one of the men using a stolen credit card at a Rye service station around that time.

The Rosebud man appeared on six counts of theft from cars, five counts of obtaining property by deception, possessing the proceeds of crime, two counts of handling stolen goods, and committing an indictable offence while on bail.

The Tootgarook man faced counts of burglary and attempted burglary, five of theft from cars and of obtaining property by deception, one of possessing the proceeds of crime, and committing an indictable offence while on bail.

The men were remanded to appear at the same court at a later date.

First published in the Southern Peninsula News – 26 February 2019

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