Man arrested in Lockington over Cohuna burglary

By Ivy Jensen

A MAN was arrested in Lockington this morning over a burglary in Cohuna.

Swan Hill criminal investigation unit's Pat Ball said Echuca detectives arrested the 38-year-old in Lockington Rd after a vehicle identified in a burglary was identified.

The Barham man was taken to Echuca police station where he was charged with the burglary of a Cohuna manufacturing store and attempted burglary in Kerang on March 21 and theft of two vehicles from Melbourne in December.

Det. Sgt Bell said the man allegedly stole $3000 worth of welders and generators from the Cohuna business.

The stolen cars have been found; one in Barham in January and the other in Broadmeadows recently.

Police are making an application to have the man remanded in custody to face Bendigo Magistrates Court tomorrow, April 3.