Eastwood Local Area Command
MALE ARRESTED – WINGATE AVENUE, EASTWOOD
About 4.00am on Monday 9th November 2009, Police were patrolling Wingate Avenue, Eastwood in response to a break and enter offence which had recently been committed in Rothwell Street, Eastwood.
Police then saw a 37 year old male person from Pendle Hill walking down Wingate Avenue. As police approached the male person he was seen to throw a pair of scissors and a garage door remote control onto the ground. The male person was arrested and searched. Also located were two further pairs of scissors, a screwdriver and a pocket knife.
The male person was also in possession of a quantity of tablets in his wallet. He was taken to Ryde Police Station and charged with goods in personal custody suspected of being stolen, possess housebreaking implements and possess prescribed restricted substance. His bail was refused and will next appear at Burwood Local Court on the 17th November 2009.
If anyone has information or witnessed this offence, please call Eastwood Police Station on 9858 9299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.