Three men will appear in court later this month after being charged with running a milk theft and redistribution racket in Grafton.
Between August and September, police from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command investigated the large-scale ongoing theft of milk products from a premises at Grafton.
The premises in Dobie Street had milk, flavoured milk and assorted dairy products regularly stolen.
Investigators believed that due to the quantities of products being regularly taken that the items were being sold or distributed throughout the area.
Police will allege that three men used bolt cutters to cut locks from refrigerator doors on at least three occasions during August and September, requiring the doors to be replaced.
Following an appeal for information, three men were arrested last week.
The men, two aged 19 and a 20-year-old, were taken to Grafton Police Station on Wednesday (October 11) where they were each charged with aggravated, break enter and steal in company.
The men were granted bail to appear at Grafton Local Court on Monday 23 October 2017.