A TOOWOOMBA couple wanted by police over a string of alleged offences have been caught and are awaiting their days before the city’s court.
Over four days, the pair is believed to have broken into a number of homes in the Crows Nest area, and stolen a quantity of goods.
The man, 32, and woman, 26, have been charged with a raft of offences including the unlawful entry of a Hampton Rd home on February 6.
The couple is alleged to have stolen a quantity of property from the home after they gained entry through an unlocked door.
Two days later, the couple allegedly used a similar method to get inside a recreational centre at Lake Perseverance and a “large quantity of property was stolen”, Crows Nest police Sergeant Greg Dawes said.
The next day, on February 9, the couple tried to break into a Perseverance Dam Rd property at Crows Nest but were disturbed
“He stole a flatbed trailer with at least two ATV’s,” Santorno said. “The defendant was found couch surfing in the Potomac area in at least two different residences. It does not appear he has any ties to the Missoula community. A few days previous, the defendant had wrecked his car in North Dakota and then fled.”
Santorno continued relating Mooney’s travels.
“He was found to have had multiple stolen items in that vehicle, including a handgun that was from a theft