A NOWRA man charged with 15 offences, including receiving stolen property that included a $250,000 prime mover and a variety of other earthmoving equipment appeared in Nowra Local Court on Tuesday.
Timothy Wade Duke, 27, of the Princes Highway, was charged with five counts of larceny, five counts of intentionally and recklessly destroy or damage property, entering enclosed lands, receiving stolen property, being an accessory to the fact, take and drive a conveyance without permission, and drive while unlicensed.
Police allege Duke received and disposed of stolen property, including a 2008 Sterling Prime Mover valued at $250,000, a Freight Liner semi-trailer, a Caterpillar excavator, a Thomas bobcat and a homemade trailer.
They also allege he stole a red traffic work light valued at $100, a $3100 hand generator, a $47,918 Thomas skid steer, an $81,000 2011 Caterpillar mini excavator and a $5000 4400-litre tank at a variety of locations.
Duke had previously failed to appear in Windsor Local Court and had a warrant issued for his arrest.
He was arrested by police and appeared in Nowra Local Court on August 21 where he was granted bail.
Bail was continued on Tuesday by Magistrate Dr Gabriel Fleming and Duke will reappear in Nowra Local Court again on October 22.