Man charged with criminal damage

April 04, 2018

A MAN has been arrested over a crime spree in Rochester last weekend.

The 36-year-old Rochester man has been charged with one count of criminal damage by fire relating to a car fire and four counts of criminal damage.

The man is accused of deliberately setting alight an unregistered Holden sedan in the driveway of a Rankin St address about 10.45pm on March 23.

The CFA was called but the fire had been extinguished by the time they arrived.

About $2000 damage was caused.

The man also allegedly damaged a car window, smashed the front panel of the Rochester police station and smashed a window of a shop front in Gillies St.

The man has been bailed to appear at Echuca Magistrates Court on June 19.

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