A MAN has been arrested in Patterson Lakes, accused of stealing nine cars in a Doncaster burglary.
The 41-year-old Dromana man allegedly committed the burglaries on 24 October. He was arrested at a Rhode Island address on 31 October and charged with 11 offences including burglary and theft.
A 43-year-old Dandenong man was also charged with theft after he was seen in one of the allegedly stolen cars at Patterson Lakes. He was bailed to appear at the Dandenong Magistrates’ Court on 11 December .
Police have recovered four cars, but five are still outstanding. A 2019 blue Subaru Forester, a 2019 red Subaru Forester, a 2019 silver Subaru Impreza, a 2016 black Ford Ranger, and a white 2013 Mercedes M Class are yet to be recovered. The outstanding cars had the registrations 1QJ5SO, 1QJ5SR, 1KL1AD, and 1QE1YA.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au