Five men charged in connection with theft of motor vehicles
An investigation led by East Suffolk CID officers into a number of vehicle thefts across the East of England has resulted in five men being arrested and charged with conspiring with one another to steal motor vehicles.
Almantas Andriuskevicius and Ignas Bielevicius both 24-years-old and both of London Road South, Lowestoft and Miroslav Pesko, aged 40-years-old, of Greenbay Road, Charlton were all arrested in London during the early hours of Thursday 5th September 2019.
Later that day Dzanetas Simanskas 26-years-old of London Road South, Lowestoft was arrested after police executed a number of search warrants at premises in the town and Tadas Taraskevicius, 26-years-old of no fixed abode, was arrested in Norwich.
The men were questioned by detectives and on Friday 6 September 2019 all five were charged with conspiring with one another to steal motor vehicles between 26 January 2019 and 6 September. Andriuskevicius, Bielevicius and Simanskas were also charged with fraudulently using registration marks, namely various number plates used on stolen motor vehicles during the same time period.
The five men were held in custody to appear before Norwich Magistrates Court on Saturday 7 September 2019 where all, with the exception of Tadas Taraskevicius were remanded in custody to appear before Norwich Crown Court on 7 October 2019. Taraskevicius was granted conditional bail to also appear at Norwich Crown Court on the same date.