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Three men accused of stealing $2 million worth of Holdens



Three men accused of stealing $2 million worth of Holdens across Victoria have been charged by police.

Police allege 30 late model Holden Commodores were stolen from dealership car parks and homes since October.

Police said the vehicles targeted were late model Holden Special Vehicles (HSVs) ranging in value from $50,000 to $120,000 per vehicle.

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Detectives from the vehicle crime squad spent the last two weeks raiding three properties and have now charged a trio.

A 32-year-old Clayton man, 28-year-old Newborough man and 32-year-old Kangaroo Flat man have been charged, facing a a combined 53 charges.

"Victoria Police are focused on identifying those involved in organised vehicle theft and targetting those people," Detective Acting Inspector Chris Ellway said.

"They will be taken to justice."

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Three men accused of stealing about two million dollars worth of vehicles have been charged by police.

The number of car thefts across Victoria has jumped by more than six per cent since 2021, many of them stolen during aggravated burglaries.

Police have only recovered 11 of the stolen vehicles and are hoping anyone who can help them find the outstanding cars will come forward.

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