Stolen property recovered in Falkirk

Three men have been charged with theft following separate searches by police.

Two men have been charged with theft in Falkirk
Two men have been charged with theft in Falkirk

On January 13, a 48-year-old man was cautioned and charged with reset after officers from the Community Investigation Unit searched his home in Falkirk.

During the search a stolen I-pad was recovered.

On January 16, a quick thinking officers noticed what they thought was stolen property while in a house in the Charlotte Dundas area.

The property had been taken from Inchyra Road.

Two men were charged with theft.

Sergeant Rushford from the CIU said: “I would like to remind people that being in possession of property you know to be stolen is a crime.

“If you are approached by someone wanting to sell you a bargain then the chances are the goods maybe stolen.

“The re-sale of stolen goods is often used as a source of funding for drugs or organised crime. Stolen goods do not come with the same consumer protections or warranties.”