Rural cops recover working dogs stolen from NSW

A MAN has been charged over the alleged theft of four working dogs after a search warrant was executed by specialist rural-crime detectives from Queensland.

Police will allege the four dogs were stolen from a property at Collarenebri in New South Wales last weekend.

It will further be alleged the dogs were transported to several properties in Dirranbandi, where three of the dogs were located by officers from Dirranbandi, Thallon and the Queensland Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Squad.

The three dogs have been reunited with their owner in St George today.

One of the working dogs police allege was stolen from a rural property in NSW.
One of the working dogs police allege was stolen from a rural property in NSW.

Police investigations are continuing to locate the fourth dog.

A 36-year-old Dirranbandi man has been charged with bringing stolen goods into Queensland.

He will appear in St George Magistrates Court on June 21.

One of the working dogs police allege was stolen from a rural property in NSW.
One of the working dogs police allege was stolen from a rural property in NSW.

Roma Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Squad Detective Sergeant Scott Jackson said this result could not have been achieved without information provided by the public in both New South Wales and Queensland.

He said all information related to any offences can be reported to Policelink, Crime Stoppers or through the new SARCIS app.


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