A man and a woman have been charged after two cars and personal property were stolen from two separate addresses in South Lismore in the early hours of Sunday morning (April 23).
At about 4.45am police received reports of an aggravated break and enter at a South Lismore home. About 45 minutes later, another vehicle was reported stolen from a second location in the same area.
Police located both vehicles a short time later and spoke to a 42-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman, who were seen in the area.
A search of the man allegedly revealed car keys, a driver’s licence and a credit card belonging to the owner of the first vehicle. The man was also carrying three knives and tools allegedly used for breaking into homes.
The woman was allegedly found in possession of car keys of the second vehicle, cash and cards.
They were arrested and taken to Lismore Police Station.
The man was charged with aggravated breaking and entering, goods in custody, custody of a knife and possessing a prohibited drug.
The woman was charged with aggravated breaking and entering, stealing a motor vehicle, driving while disqualified and goods in custody.
The woman was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on 20 June 2017.
The man was granted conditional bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on 20 June 2017.
Police are urging anyone with information on the incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/