Man charged with Falcons thefts


Police have busted an alleged crime syndicate targeting the theft and rebirthing of Ford Falcons.

Police allege that 34 Ford Falcons, made between 1993 to 1999, were stolen from areas across the northern suburbs.

Detectives executed a warrant at a residential address in Greenvale yesterday, and seized three allegedly stolen Ford Falcons and arrested a 33-year-old man.

The man was charged with 29 offences relating to theft of and theft from motor vehicles.

He was remanded in custody to appear at the County Court on March 17.

Police said detectives have previously located a further five alleged stolen vehicles and are continuing to make inquiries in relation to the remaining outstanding vehicles.

Anyone with further information that could assist police with their investigation should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at