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A pair of alleged thieves have brazenly targeted a Sydney apartment complex with police accusing the couple of stealing hundreds of parcels delivered to its residents.
Police will allege the duo, a man and a woman both in their 30s, swiped the packages from the entrance of the Pyrmont apartment building before residents could collect them.
The couple are accused of getting more and more brazen before allegedly stealing two expensive e-bikes from the unit block’s carpark – triggering a police investigation into all the parcels that had vanished from the Saunders Street complex.
A pair of thieves has brazenly targeted a Sydney apartment complex, allegedly stealing hundreds of packages delivered to residents
Police will allege the duo, a man and a woman in their 30s, swiped the packages from the entrance of the building before residents could collect them
NSW Police’s Proactive Crime Team later raided a second Pyrmont address, finding property ‘relevant to the investigation’ inside a unit and its car space.
Police recovered shotgun shells, replica firearms, credit cards and a large collection of Star Wars action figures.
A collection of sneakers still in their boxes, clothing, pre-packaged meals and prescription medications were also found.
NSW Police’s Proactive Crime Team later raided a second Pyrmont address, finding property ‘relevant to the investigation’. Sneakers and shotgun shells were recovered
A large collection of Star Wars action figures was also among the allegedly stolen goods found by police
A 37-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman were arrested and taken to Day Street Police Station.
They face 18 charges relating to theft and drug offences, and to possession of ammunition without a licence or permit.
‘Police will allege in court that the pair were stealing packages and parcels intended for other residents from the entrance of a Pyrmont unit complex,’ a NSW Police statement said.
Both face charges of supplying prohibited drugs and the woman was allegedly in possession of drugs.
The were refused bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday.
Police are urging anyone with information relevant to the alleged crimes to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.