Police nab home invader in cane fields


A NUNDERI family have come home to find they have been completely ransacked with valuables, clothing and their car stolen by an intruder on Saturday, August 12.

Fortunately, Tweed Police were able to track down the car which was parked in a cane field on Clothiers Creek Road and arrested a 33-year-old female.

Police said it was about 2.40pm when the residents left their Kyndalyn Court home for several hours.

However, when they returned home at 6.30pm they noticed the house had been broken into and their car stolen.

Police said entry was made through the garage door and kicking in a false wall in the garage before climbing into the roof cavity and accessing the bedroom in the house.

“Numerous personal items including cosmetics, handbags and clothing were stolen from each bedroom,” a police statement said.

“The car keys to the motor vehicle were used to steal the motor vehicle that was parked at the location.

“Police patrolled the area and located the vehicle parked in cane fields at Clothiers Creek. A 33 year old female was arrested in the driver’s seat of the vehicle.

“The stolen property from the break and enter was still inside the vehicle.”

Police said a further search of the female located three snap-lock bags that Police believe contains prohibited drugs.

The female was conveyed to Tweed Heads Police Station where she was charged with break and enter and stealing a motor vehicle.

She was refused bail to appear before the Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday, August 14.