Arrests Made Over Ram Raids and Burglaries Across The State
Eastern Region Crime Squad and Echo Task Force members arrested three men during a burglary in Euroa on 5 January following a spate of ram raids and burglaries in recent months.
Two police vehicles were rammed during the arrest by offenders driving an allegedly stolen Kia Cerato about 2.45am.
Two of the three men are believed to have been involved in a series of burglaries and ram raids in Kinglake, Nagambie, Yea, Bundoora, Doreen, Epping, Mitcham, Healesville and other metropolitan areas.
The burglaries targeted commercial premises and targeted cigarettes, ATMs, safes and jewellery.
A 28-year-old Doreen man has been charged with multiple counts of burglary, theft of motor vehicles, property offences and assault police.
He is remanded to appear at Ringwood Magistrates Court on 10 January 2018.
A 25-year-old Preston man has been charged with multiple burglaries, theft of motor vehicles, property offences and assault police.
He has been remanded to appear at Heidelberg Magistrates Court on 19 January 2018.
The 25-year-old Heidelberg West man has been charged with multiple burglaries, theft of motor vehicles, other property offences, assault police and reckless conduct endangering serious injury.
He has been remanded to appear at Shepparton Magistrates Court on 8 January 2018.