A second man has been charged following several break-ins throughout the western region this month.
About 4.10am on Friday, March 13, three people, allegedly armed with crowbars and an axe, entered a licensed club on Bathurst Street, Yeoval, where they unsuccessfully attempted to open an ATM.
They fled the location in a red or maroon hatchback car with coins from a vending machine.
Detectives attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District attended and commenced an investigation.
The following Monday, March 16, two people armed with crow bars forced entry into a club on Arthur Street, Wellington, about 3.45am and tried to force open an ATM but were unsuccessful.
It is alleged a gaming machine was forced open, which triggered an alarm and they fled the location empty-handed.
About 3.10am on Tuesday, March 17, it is alleged that two people, armed with crow bars, attempted to gain entry into a club on Macquarie Street, Dubbo.
They left when they were unable to gain entry.
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Following inquiries, officers executed a search warrant on Thursday, March 19, where they arrested and charged a 29-year-old man with two counts of aggravated break and enter dwelling in company and steal and aggravated break and enter dwelling in company intend to steal.
About 12.20am Sunday, March 29, officers attempted to stop a vehicle on Pierce Street, Wellington, the vehicle stopped and the driver ran from the location into nearby backyard.
After a short foot pursuit a 33-year-old man was arrested and taken to Wellington Police Station, where he was charged with two counts of aggravated break and enter dwelling in company and steal and aggravated break and enter dwelling in company intend to steal
Both men were bail refused to appear at Dubbo Local Court Monday, March 30.
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