Man charged over theft of Segways

Police have arrested a man following the theft of a number of Segways at East Gosford on Australia Day

During the early hours of Tuesday 26 January 2016, eight Segways – with a combined value of $80,000 – were stolen from a trailer in East Gosford. 

Police from the Brisbane Water Local Area Command were notified of the theft, and commenced inquiries into the matter. 

As a result of the police investigation, a 21-year-old man was arrested at Gosford Police Station around 7.30pm yesterday (Friday 5 February 2016). 

A search warrant was subsequently executed at a home in Springfield, where police seized four firearms and a small quantity of drugs. 

The man was charged with - Steal from motor vehicle; and  Cultivate prohibited plant. 

He was refused bail to appear before Wyong Bail Court this morning (Saturday 6 February 2016). 

As yet, the stolen Segways have not been recovered.

 Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:

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