A 16-year-old from Loganlea is one of five people who allegedly worked together to commit almost 40 break-ins across the Gold Coast.
The alleged robbers, aged between 16 and 21, were charged with more than 70 offences relating to 37 break-ins at Gold Coast service stations, a stationery business, car yards and auto tool stores, between 10 and 21 November.
“A total of 37 break ins were linked to a number of people who allegedly worked together to commit the offences which involved using stolen vehicles to gain entry to some of the premises,” a police statement read
“It is also alleged implements were used in some of the offences to break glass doors to gain entry.”
The Loganlea boy was charged with 22 offences, including arson and fraud.
The others charged include: a 17-year-old Nerang man, an 18-year-old Runaway Bay man, a 16-year-old Boonah boy, and a 21-year-old Nerang man.