A Bishopsbourne man who allegedly conducted a $50,000 crime spree across northern and eastern Tasmania over the past fortnight was remanded in custody after appearing in the Launceston Magistrates Court yesterday.
Ramon Jon Williams, 30, appeared on six counts of burglary, six counts of stealing, six counts of computer-related fraud, motor vehicle stealing, possession of a controlled drug, possession of a smoking device and unlawful possession of property.
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Police opposed bail and Magistrate Simon Brown remanded him in custody to appear on June 24 at 9.15am.
Mr Williams is alleged to have burgled businesses at Winnaleah, Scamander, St Helens and St Marys.
In Winnaleah, he allegedly broke into a Department of Education shed and stole a bolt cutter, jemmy bar and petrol worth $75.
He allegedly broke into the Winnaleah post office and stole two charity tins, chocolate bars and chocolate milk worth $290.
Police allege he used a bankcard he stole from the post office to transfer large amounts of money to his online betting account and allegedly stole $1000 cash using the card from an ATM.
Police allege he entered a business in Quail Street, St Helens, and stole a diagnostic scanner, phone charger, Bluetooth speaker, two scanning tools, power tools, a floodlight, air compressor and a crowbar worth $29,550.
He allegedly stole a Holden Rodeo from a service station at Scamander.
Mr Williams was allegedly in possession of a controlled drug Lyrica and a glass smoking pipe when arrested at Avoca on May 29.
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