The man charged with burglarising a Sydney home has been remanded in custody.
Key points:Benjamin Dukes was arrested in Sydney last yearThe man’s alleged offences date back to March 2018 and involve “stealing a vehicle”The 34-year-old is accused of stealing a vehicle from the houseThe man is remanded on bail at the Northern Local CourtThe man was arrested on April 9 and charged with burglary, break and enter and car break and theft.
He allegedly stole a vehicle in the Sydney suburb of Glenelg, which is known for its grey hair, and broke into a house in St Albans, which has a large grey-haired population.
Benjamin Daniel Dukes, 34, was arrested at a home in St Katherine’s Park, near the Northern Territory border, on Friday afternoon.
Police said he was remanded without bail to be held in the Northern Territorial Regional Prison in Darwin until further notice.
Police charged him with the burglary and car burglary offences and also charged him for the alleged break and entry.
“We will make a statement in the next 24 hours,” Detective Sergeant Peter Rimmer said.
“There are a number of other charges and inquiries that have been made into the incident as well.”
I can confirm that the matter is under investigation.
“He said Mr Dukes’ alleged offences did not involve the theft of a vehicle.
The Northern Territory Police Department said it was investigating the incident.
Police will also be making enquiries into Mr Daughters’ relationship with other residents in the neighbourhood.
The man had previously been remand to Darwin for further police investigation, but was released without charge.
He was remand in custody to be released once his case is dealt with, Detective Sergeant Rimmer added.
The woman was arrested about two weeks after the alleged burglary and released without being charged.