A CARRUM man has become the third person arrested for the alleged theft of cars from a Doncaster dealership, 24 October.
The 43-year-old man was arrested after the execution of a search warrant in Carrum. He was charged with handling stolen goods and theft of motor vehicle, and remanded to appear at the Dandenong Magistrates’ Court at a later date.
The investigation, dubbed by police as operation Exuma, has taken place over three weeks and spanned Croydon, Dandenong, Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula. A 41-year-old Dromana man and a 43-year-old Dandenong man were also hit with charges.
Police have recovered six cars allegedly stolen from the dealership. Two cars are still outstanding, a blue 2019 Subaru Forester, and a silver 2019 Subaru Impreza.
Police say the investigation is still ongoing, and encouraged anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers.