Ballarat pair slapped with 160 charges over alleged Victoria-wide crime spree

March 24, 2023 6:26 am in by

A Ballarat duo has been charged over an alleged crime spree across Victoria and regional NSW.

Police say it involves the thefts of two guns, ten cars and 75 grand worth of jewellery from in Ballarat, Benalla, Bendigo, Berrigan, Colac, Cobram, Moama, Tocumwal, and Warrnambool as well as Geelong and Melbourne.

The cars, worth an estimated $350,000, include:

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• 2018 Isuzu Dmax Utility

• 2019 Ford Ranger Utility

• 2015 Ford Ranger Utility

• 1993 Toyota Landcruiser 4WD

• 1992 Ford Falcon Station wagon

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• 2011 Holden Omega station wagon

• 2013 Landrover

• 2003 Ford Falcon sedan

• 2015 Mitsubishi Triton utility

• 2008 Ford Ranger utility

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Following an investigation the 29-year-old woman from Ballarat East and 24-year-old man from Alfredton were arrested in allegedly stolen ute at a Maribyrnong shopping centre on Wednesday.

They’re facing more than 160 charges and are due in Ballarat Magistrate’s Court next Thursday.


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