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NSW Police say that charges have been laid after property was allegedly stolen during the  Lismore floods.

A man has been charged after the property was located at Goonellabah.

Richmond Police District say that on Wednesday 9, March 2022, officers commenced inquiries after receiving reports that approximately 50 refrigerators had been stolen from a business on Snow Street, South Lismore.

Following investigations, officers executed a search warrant at a property on Regency Crescent, Goonellabah, at 9.30am, this morning, Monday 22 August.

During the search, police seized one refrigerator, three pressure washers, one Wacker Packer, and illicit drugs.

A 38-year-old man was arrested and taken to Lismore Police Station, where he was charged with:

  • Larceny >$15,000
  • Dispose of stolen property
  • Two counts of goods on premises suspected to be stolen
  • Two counts of possess prohibited drug

The man was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court.


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