Four charged after spate of burglaries

‘A significant investigation resulted in 65 charges being preferred,’ said officer-in-charge Ray Horne.

He said police would allege that the youths used stolen trail bikes when they carried out the offences, most of which occurred in the south-east corridor.

Senior Sergeant Horne said the alleged offenders carried out some of the crimes, at both businesses and homes, armed with items including knives.

‘A core group of offenders were identified during the course of the investigation and subsequently targeted by WA Police ‘