Nowra man and woman face court over break-in and motor vehicle theft

A 24-year-old woman and 20-year-old man both from Nowra found in a stolen vehicle off a dirt track at Yerriyong, have been charged with a number of offences.

Around 10.30am on Friday, June 16 Shoalhaven Highway Patrol officers found the pair in a 2015 VW Golf at Yerriyong, west of Nowra.

Inquiries revealed the vehicle had been stolen from an address in Darlinghurst Sydney and the male was also wanted for other offences

The pair were arrested and taken to Nowra police station and the vehicle seized for forensic examination.

They were charged with various offences including aggravated break, enter and steal, stealing a motor vehicle, and taking and driving a vehicle.

They were refused bail and appeared before a special Nowra bail court on Saturday where both were granted conditional bail.

The woman will reappear on July 24 and the man June 30.