More charges laid in relation to break and enters across the Mid North Coast

Cousins have been charged with a string of break and enter offences involving commercial properties on the Mid North Coast during August this year.

The men, both 25, were charged on Thursday (November 23) at a correctional facility on the Mid North Coast.

Strike Force Errey was established back in August, comprising police from Mid North Coast Local Area Command and assisted initially by detectives from the State Crime Command’s Property Crime Squad, to investigate a large number of break-ins involving commercial premises between Nambucca and Laurieton.

The two men were arrested following a break and enter upon a business in South West Rocks on Thursday August 31.

They were taken to Kempsey Police Station where they were charged with possess house breaking implements; break and enter dwelling with intent; and traffic offences.

The pair was formally refused bail at Port Macquarie Local Court.

Investigations continued by officers from Strike Force Errey and on Thursday (November 23), police attended the correctional facility where they spoke with the two men.

Police charged the pair with an additional 33 charges including aggravated break and enter dwelling in company and stealing (items less than $6000) and aggravated break and enter in company an intent to steal.

They will next appear in Kempsey Local Court on Tuesday February 6, 2018.