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Nine people charged in three month police sting

February 9, 2023 8:12 am in by

A three month police operation has come to an end.

Operation Undermine saw detectives from the Gladstone Property Crime Unit, charge nine people with 80 offences.

It commenced on November 1 following a number of alleged storage shed break.

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Eight search warrants have been executed at properties in Toolooa, Gladstone Central, Berserker, Clinton and Benaraby.

Police say they located several stolen vehicles, weapons and stolen tools during the investigative warrants, following a number of break and enters that occurred from September 2022 onwards.

A 26-year-old Agnes Water man has been charged with 15 counts of enter and commit, two counts each of stealing and receive tainted property, six counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and one count each of burglary, fraud (insurance), evade police, breach of bail and a weapon offence.

He is due to appear before Gladstone Magistrates Court on February 22.

A 23-year-old Beecher man has been charged with two counts of receive tainted property, one count each of unlicensed driving and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

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He is due to next appear before Gladstone Magistrates Court on March 7.

A 38-year-old Gladstone Central man has been charged with 11 counts of enter and commit, two counts of receive tainted property, and one count each of breach of bail and burglary.

He is due to appear before Gladstone Magistrates Court on February 21.

A 31-year-old Grasstree Beach man has been charged with six counts of receive tainted property, two counts of possess drugs, three counts of weapon related offences, and one count each of a domestic violence offence, burglary, stealing and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

He is due to appear before Gladstone Magistrates Court on April 3.

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A 23-year-old Benaraby man has been charged with one count each of receive tainted property and stealing.

He is due to appear before Gladstone Magistrates Court on March 7.

A 38-year-old Kin Kora woman has been charged with one count of unlicensed driving and last appeared before Gladstone Magistrates Court on January 17.

A 26-year-old Toolooa woman has been charged with two counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle and one count each of burglary, receive tainted property, stealing and fraud (insurance).

She is due to next appear before Gladstone Magistrates Court on March 6.

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A 27-year-old Berserker man was charged with two counts of receive tainted property and is due to next appear before Rockhampton Magistrates Court on February 14.

A 20-year-old Conway man has been charged with two counts of enter and commit, one count of stealing and two counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

He is due to appear before Rockhampton Magistrates Court on March 1.

Investigations are continuing.

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