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Charges laid over Myalup table top theft

Harvey-Waroona Reporter

Two custom made tabletops worth thousands of dollars have been returned after they were stolen from West Coast Timbers in Myalup on March 13.

A 43-year-old Brunswick man and a 36-year-old Brunswick woman have been charged with aggravated burglary and stealing.

About 8pm on March 13, it is alleged the man and woman broke into the office of West Coast Timbers stealing two table tops, one a marri slab the other a karri burl.

The karri burl, when combined with the base which was not taken, was estimated to be worth $30,000 and the marri worth $3500.

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On Saturday, the tabletops were located and in a search of the property police allegedly found cannabis, for which a man was charged.

The man was also charged for breach of bail and allegedly had an arrest warrant out for non-appearance in court on an unrelated matter.

He appeared in court on Sunday and was remanded into custody with bail refused.

The woman will be appearing in Bunbury Magistrates Court on March 26.

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