At 4:25 am on July 15, it’s alleged that police patrolling Milton Street, Mackay located a 37-year-old South Mackay man in relation to another matter.
During the course of a conversation with officers, it’s alleged that police conducted a pat down search of the man and also a search of his carry bag. Police are alleged to have found a number of items in his possession including a key suspected of unlocking pokie machines, a home-made balaclava, a small metallic torch and a viagra pill.
The man was arrested and charged with allegedly breaking into a premises and committing an indictable offence, possessing implements of house-breaking, unlawful possession of a restricted drug and unlawful possession of suspected stolen property.
He will appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court on August 14 to have the matters heard.
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