Detectives Smash Werribee Mail-Theft Crime Ring

Five people arrested by police

Detectives Smash Werribee Mail-Theft Crime Ring

Detectives have arrested five people following an investigation into the theft of mail and credit card deceptions in the Werribee area.

A man and four women were arrested after Wyndham Crime Investigation Unit detectives executed a warrant on a Werribee house yesterday.

Investigators will allege that a large amount of mail was located at the address, believed to have been stolen from unsecured letter boxes in the area.

A 28-year-old man has been charged with obtaining property by deception, burglary, and handling stolen goods while a 34-year-old woman was also charged with obtaining property by deception.

Both have been bailed to appear at the Werribee Magistrates’ Court on the January 10, 2018.

Three other woman aged 30, 28 and 34 have been charged with drug and property offences.

They have all been bailed to appear at the Sunshine Magistrates’ Court on November 30.

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