Stolen goods case adjourned

A NOWRA man charged with receiving stolen property, including a $250,000 prime mover, will reappear in Nowra Local Court on March 4 where it will be determined if the matters will go to trial.

Timothy Wade Duke, 27, of Princes Highway, Nowra, appeared before Magistrate Dr Gabriel Fleming in Nowra Local Court on Tuesday, charged with 16 offences, including six counts of larceny, five counts of intentionally and recklessly destroy or damage property, entering enclosed lands, receiving stolen property, take and drive a conveyance without permission, drive while unlicensed and fail to appear in court.

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’s bail was continued by Magistrate Fleming and he will reappear in Nowra Local Court again on March 4 for committal.

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