An $80,000 Jeep was allegedly stolen from a Sunshine Coast dealership.
An $80,000 Jeep was allegedly stolen from a Sunshine Coast dealership.

Grand theft auto: Men charged with alleged $80k Jeep theft

UPDATE: Two men  have been charged with allegedly stealing a $80,000 Jeep from Sunco Jeep on Sunday.

An off duty officer called police to say he believed the alleged stolen Jeep was at Alkira St, Maroochydore where it was found.  

A 20-year-old man has been charged with stealing, fraud, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, dangerous operation and disqualified driving. 

 

An 18-year-old man has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, affray and disqualified driving.

 

EARLIER: An $80,000 car has been stolen after a Sunshine Coast dealership was broken into at the weekend, according to police.

Sunshine Coast Criminal Investigation Branch officer-in-charge Daren Edwards said the offenders allegedly broke into Sunco Jeep on Sunday, where they located a board containing car keys.

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Detective Senior Sergeant Edwards said the unknown thieves then allegedly stolen an $80,000 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee from the showroom floor.

Sen-Sgt Edwards said they also allegedly crashed through furniture, the front window and the down set of stairs with the car.

The car has still not been found.


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