Two men have been charged over break and enters and other offences on the Far South Coast.
About 9pm Wednesday, March 9, a service station in Cooma was broken into.
Then, just after midnight Thursday, a restaurant on Tura Beach Drive, Tura Beach, was broken into. Two men were seen in the premises, but fled after being confronted by a witness.
Tura Beach and Bega had been subjected to a further nine break and enters or attempt break and enters earlier that evening.
Detectives from Far South Coast Local Command began an investigation into the offences.
About 2pm Thursday, March 10, police executed a search warrant at a home on Moorhead Street, Eden, arresting two 18-year-old men.
At the address police seized another of items which will undergo forensic testing, and seized a stolen Toyota Yaris.
The two men were taken to Eden Police Station where one of the men, from Eden, was charged with possess prohibited drug (cannabis), take and drive conveyance, two counts of break and enter, and breach of bail.
The other man, from Quakers Hill, was charged with take and drive conveyance, break and enter, and breach of bail.
Both were refused bail to appear at Batemans Bay Local Court on Friday, March 11.
Inquiries are continuing in relation to the other break and enter offences and further charges are likely.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/
Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. People are reminded they should not report crime information via police Facebook and Twitter pages.
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