Following our story on the break-ins at Yass Bowling Club, Galutzi Cafe and Thyme to Taste Cafe & Deli…police have released more details about the incidents and the man charged.

In September 2020, thefts were reported from a school in Berinba and three hospitality venues.

Officers from The Hume Police District commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incidents.

 Following extensive inquiries, a search warrant was executed at a home in Yass about 12.15 pm on Thursday 2 October 2020.

 Investigators seized clothing, electronic equipment, a replica pistol and items allegedly stolen from a number of businesses in the Yass township.

 An 18-year-old man was arrested and taken to Yass Police Station, where he was charged with three counts of break, enter and steal, two counts of goods in custody and break and enter destroy property.

 He was granted conditional bail and is due to appear in Yass Local Court on Friday 13 November 2020.

 Inquiries are continuing.