Raids end with 100 charges for teens accused over north-west Melbourne spree
Five teenagers arrested in Melbourne’s north-west are facing more than 100 charges over a series of residential burglaries and car thefts.
A total of seven teens were arrested in yesterday’s raids in Meadow Heights, Campbellfield, Roxburgh Park and Dallas.
The sweep came after a string of burglaries in recent weeks.
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Police seized seven vehicles, jewellery, tools, an imitation fire arm, stolen registration plates and cannabis.
Two 17-year-old boys from Meadow Heights and Dallas were each charged with 46 offences including burglaries and vehicle thefts.
A 15-year-old boy is facing a dozen charges.
A 19-year-old Roxburgh Park man was charged with five offences including burglaries and vehicle thefts.
An 18 year old from Cambellfield faces three charges including possessing counterfiet money.
Two other teens were released.
The investigation continues and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au