Guyra supermarket ram raid: Evidence served in case of accused Michael Booby

BUST UP: The Spar Supermarket in Bradley Street, Guyra was targeted in an alleged ram raid. Photo: Josephine Cruickshank
BUST UP: The Spar Supermarket in Bradley Street, Guyra was targeted in an alleged ram raid. Photo: Josephine Cruickshank

RAM-RAID accused Michael Booby will remain in custody while a certificate with the charges police plan to push forward with is prepared.

The 23-year-old's case was heard in Armidale Local Court on Wednesday, his defence solicitor Peter Kemp requested a brief of evidence be handed over on the last occasion.

That brief is now complete but Booby is yet to enter pleas.

The alleged crime spree involved two break-ins, three stolen cars, the ram-raid of a small supermarket in Guyra and a failure to pay for fuel at the Black Mountain Roadhouse.

Police claim it ended with a police chase through Guyra, Black Mountain and Armidale on March 17, 2017.

The 23-year-old faces five charges for aggravated break-and-enter while the residents were at home, larceny, riding in a stolen car, stealing and break-and-enter with intent.

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The three cars were allegedly stolen in Armidale in the early hours of the morning before one was used to ram the Spar Express Supermarket in Guyra's main street at 7:15am.

Bail was not applied for and was refused, the matter is adjourned until August.