A man has been charged with 45 offences relating to breaking and entering, stolen motor vehicles, and thefts on the Far North Coast.
Yesterday (Monday, October 9), police received reports of a stolen Kia Carnival in the Kingscliff area.
When police spotted the vehicle in Kingscliff lane, a 41-year-old man got out of the car and ran from police but was arrested a short time later.
A 36-year-old woman was arrested inside the vehicle.
During a search of the car police allegedly located a throwing knife, house breaking implements, numerous car keys believed to be stolen, stolen identification documents and drug paraphernalia.
The man and woman were taken to Tweed Heads Police Station.
The man was charged with 45 offences relating to break and enters and property offences that occurred between June and October this year.
He was also found to have three outstanding warrants in Queensland.
He has been bail refused to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court tomorrow (Tuesday 10 October 2017).
The woman was charged with being carried in conveyance driven without consent of the owner. Her court date has not yet been set.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/