Three teens among six people charged over Gold Coast break-ins

Six people, including three teenagers have been charged after Police uncovered a stash of stolen items and drugs during a raid on a home at Burleigh Heads.

Officers from Taskforce Latro searched a home on Tabilban St as part of investigations into a series of recent break-ins around the Burleigh Heads area.

Police discovered a range of allegedly stolen power tools, tablet computers, a bike as well as a small amount of cannabis, methylamphetamine and drug utensils were also seized.


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A 25-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman, both from Burleigh Heads, have been charged with drug and property offences while a 40-year-old Burleigh Heads man is also facing drugs charges.

A 14-year-old Nerang boy and 13-year-old Burleigh Heads girl have been charged with four counts of possessing tainted property and two counts of enter premise and commit offence.

The girl is also facing drug possession charges as well as unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

A 15-year-old Burleigh Heads girl has also been charge with possessing a drug utensil.

“Theft is a criminal offence that can significantly disrupt the livelihoods of the victims,” Detective Senior Sergeant Simon Garrett said.

“No one wants to wake up in the morning to find their belongings have been stolen or their cars have been broken into.

“We believe this group have been targeting residents in the local area, and our investigators will continue to target anyone committing property crime offences.”

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When are the parents or guardians of 13, 14 and 15 yo criminals going to be prosecuted?