A MAN has been charged over two alleged aggravated break and enter offences on the Mid North Coast last year.
Detectives from the Mid North Coast Rural Crime Prevention Unit began an investigation into two separate break and enter offences on July 4, 2019.
Police will allege a number of men - including a 25-year-old man - stole a Toyota Hilux utility from a property on Macleay Valley Way, Clybucca, before travelling to a property on Bears Rd, Wittitrin, about 40km west of Kempsey.
Police will further allege the group forced entry to the Wittitrin property before stealing several rifles, ammunition, and power tools. No one was home at the time.
Following extensive inquiries, police arrested a 25-year-old man at Kempsey Police Station about 5.10pm yesterday (Thursday).
He was charged with two counts of aggravated break and enter dwelling etc in company steal, be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner, supply stolen firearm and supply ammunition to person not authorised.
He was refused bail to face Port Macquarie Local Court today.
Inquiries are continuing to identify and locate others involved.