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Police arrest more over stolen puppies

A FURTHER two teenagers have been charged following investigations into the theft of four puppies from an Edmonton home on 11 November.

It will be alleged a group of youths forced entry to the home and stole four two-week old Golden Retriever puppies along with jewellery and a vehicle.

Extensive police investigations led to the recovery of all four stolen puppies who were each located at different homes on the south-side of Cairns. The vehicle and jewellery were also recovered.

A total of seven teenagers aged between 14 and 18-years have now been charged including two 17-year-old Bentley Park boys, a 14-year-old Manunda boy, a 16-year-old Manunda boy, and a 16-year-old Woree boy who were previously charged over the incident.

A 15-year-old Bentley Park boy was charged with entering a dwelling and receiving tainted property. He was further charged with possessing of a dangerous drug, possession of a drug utensil, entering a dwelling and attempting to enter a dwelling.

He was refused police bail and is scheduled to appear in the Cairns Childrens Court.

An 18-year-old Bentley Park man was charged with entering a dwelling and receiving tainted property. He is scheduled to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on 4 December.

Keep up with the latest news in Cairns and the Far North, and check out some of our top stories this week: Douglas council welcomes judgement decision and Council focuses on land management.

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