Teenage girl charged after police vehicle pursuit at Boggabilla

ONE young girl has been charged and another taken into custody in separate incidents in Moree and Boggabilla.

A young girl is in custody in Moree after being located with a quantity of stolen property.

Police allege that at around 5am on Thursday morning the young girl was seen near the intersection of Albert and Chester Streets with a shopping trolley filled with suspected stolen goods.

The girl attempted to flee police however she was arrested and taken to Moree Police Station.

Investigations are continuing.police_crime_tape_634654911572916090_1

In a separate incident, a 15-year-old girl faces a raft of charges after a police pursuit at Boggabilla last month.

During the early hours of Friday, October 13 Barwon Local Area Command officers attempted to stop a vehicle on the Newell Highway at Boggabilla.

The driver was directed to stop however police will allege the driver instead accelerated and a pursuit was initiated.

The driver was followed towards the village of Toomelah before officers terminated the pursuit.

The vehicle was located abandoned and seized by police.

On Wednesday a young female presented herself to Boggabilla Police Station.

The 15-year-old female driver will be charged with be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner-T2; drive conveyance taken without consent of owner-T2; driver never licensed (section 53(5)) – first offence; use unregistered registrable Class A motor vehicle on road and Police pursuit – not stop  –  drive at speed  – 1st off-T2.

The offender is expected to appear before Boggabilla Children’s Court early next year.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to local property crime to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:

Information provided will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Police remind people that they should not report crime information via police social media pages.

Media Release: November 2, 2017