‘Postie-in-reverse’ steals parcels from homes

Share Canberra's trusted news:

PARCELS have been stolen from homes in Gungahlin by a “postie in reverse” on a motorcycle.

Photo: Senthan Thani

On Friday (April 30), a 25-year-old man was arrested charged with theft.

During April, police say they received reports of packages delivered to addresses in Gungahlin being taken. CCTV from some of the locations revealed a man riding a motorcycle at each of the locations.

On Friday afternoon, police stopped a man riding a “postie”-style motorbike in Bonner and later searched of his Kambah home, seizing a number of items.

He will appear in court on May 14.

Meantime, police are asking anyone who has recently had packages taken in the Gungahlin area to ensure they have reported these incidents to police. Anyone with CCTV of a man riding a “postie”-style motorcycle (who is clearly not an Australia Post worker) are also being asked to provide this to police.

Anyone with information about the theft of packages in the ACT is urged to call 1800 333000 or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Information can be provided anonymously.

 

Who Can You Trust?

In a world beleaguered by spin and confused messages, there's never been more need for diverse, trustworthy, independent journalism in Canberra.

Who can you trust? Well, for more than 25 years, "CityNews" has proudly been an independent, free, family-owned news magazine, serving the national capital with quality, integrity and authority. Through our weekly magazine and daily through our digital platforms, we constantly and reliably deliver high-quality and diverse opinion, news, arts, socials and lifestyle columns.

If you trust our work online and believe in the power of independent voices, I encourage you to make a small contribution.

Every dollar of support will be invested back into our journalism so we can continue to provide a valuably different view of what's happening around you and keep citynews.com.au free.

Click here to make your donation and you will be supporting the future of journalism and media diversity in the ACT.

Thank you,

Ian Meikle, editor

Previous articleCIMF / Peelman’s book, a ‘eulogy in his own lifetime’
Next articleCIMF / A performance of great expression and charm

Leave a Reply