Cloncurry weapons and burglary charges

RURAL CRIME: Police have charged two girls from Mount Isa with offences committed in Cloncurry.
RURAL CRIME: Police have charged two girls from Mount Isa with offences committed in Cloncurry.

POLICE have charged two girls from Mount Isa with one count of burglary, four counts of enter premises and one count of stealing that occurred at Cloncurry.

Detective Sergeant Liam Scanlan said it was alleged the girls were involved in a string of break and enters on Hensley Drive on Saturday, August 4.

“During the burglary; phones and money were stolen from the premises including significant amounts of stock from a clothing shop,” Detective Sergeant Scanlan said.

“Police investigations identified the alleged offenders and a search warrant was conducted on a home in Cloncurry.

Significant amounts of stock were taken from a clothing shop in Cloncurry.

Significant amounts of stock were taken from a clothing shop in Cloncurry.

“The search located some of the stolen property and a 30-30 lever rifle and ammunition, that was stolen from a house in Cloncurry last week.”

Detective Sergeant Scanlan said police were still requesting public assistance for the outstanding items of clothing, which will have the Ringers Western Clothing branding on it. Items include hats, jeans, vests and jumpers.

The two girls, aged 13 and 12 will appear in the Mount Isa Children’s Court.

Crime can be reported to Policelink on 131 444 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers, on 1800 333 000.