Traralgon burglary arrests

Two people have been arrested following 14 separate house burglaries in Traralgon since late July.

Jewellery, passports, birth certificates, electrical items and a safe containing gold jewellery was stolen during the three-week spree, police said.

A 35-year-old Kalimna man and a 29-year-old woman from Traralgon have been charged with burglary, theft, handling stolen goods, obtaining property by deception and possessing ice.

The pair will face Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court in December.

Pair apprehended after alleged robberies

Police have arrested two people following a string of armed robberies across the Latrobe Valley on Monday afternoon.

A 21-year-old Narre Warren woman and a 38-year-old Frankston man were charged on two counts of armed robbery after allegedly robbing a fast food store at Traralgon about 12.50pm on Monday.

The pair then allegedly demanded cash at a jewellers on Franklin Street where they were denied money and left the store empty-handed.

The man and women then travelled to Morwell where they allegedly demanded money from a service station attendant on George Street, before leaving with a large amount of money, police said.

Police later arrested the pair at a Moe gaming venue.

Both were charged with armed robbery, attempted armed robbery, theft of a motor vehicle and possessing drugs of dependence.

They were remanded to face Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court at a later date.