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Two charged over alleged fraud offences – Newcastle

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Two people have been charged with alleged fraud offences in the Newcastle area. About 7.20am yesterday (Wednesday 5 February 2020), officers attached to Newcastle City Police District executed a search warrant at a home on Watkins Street, Merewether, where they spoke with a 27-year-old woman. During the search warrant, police allegedly located and seized a … Continue reading “Two charged over alleged fraud offences – Newcastle”

Two people have been charged with alleged fraud offences in the Newcastle area.

About 7.20am yesterday (Wednesday 5 February 2020), officers attached to Newcastle City Police District executed a search warrant at a home on Watkins Street, Merewether, where they spoke with a 27-year-old woman.

During the search warrant, police allegedly located and seized a large quantity of property believed to be stolen, including credit cards, driver’s licences, jewellery, and medication.

The 27-year-old woman was arrested and taken to Waratah Police Station.

Following further inquiries, police attended a home on Callen Street, Stockton, and arrested a 24-year-old man.

He was taken to Waratah Police Station and charged with six counts of dishonestly obtain property by deception, and one count each of larceny and destroy/damage property. He was refused bail to face Newcastle Local Court yesterday (Wednesday 5 February 2020), where he was granted conditional bail to face the same court on Thursday 13 February 2020.

The woman was charged with two counts of larceny. She was refused bail to face Newcastle Local Court yesterday (Wednesday 5 January 2020), where she was again refused bail to face the same court on Thursday 12 March 2020.

Source: 16 News http://www.16news.com.au/index.php/2020/02/06/two-charged-over-alleged-fraud-offences-newcastle/

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