Couple Face 40 Charges Over Uttlesford Crimes

28 April 2015, 10:58 | Updated: 28 April 2015, 11:02

Two people from Peterborough have been charged with nearly 40 offences following a joint operation between Essex, Nottinghamshire and Cambridgeshire Police.

The charges relate to 39 alleged offences of conspiracy to commit theft from a motor vehicle, burglary other and dwelling burglary offences.

The charges relate to offences alleged to have happened in the Takeley, Little Dunmow, Dunmow and White Roding areas of Uttlesford between December 29 2014 and January 14 2015.

Eva Rachinbachaite, 21, and Edgaras Stukasm, 23, both of Cromwell Road, Peterborough have each been charged with:

  • 20 counts of conspiracy to commit theft from a motor vehicle
  • Nine burglary other offences
  • One attempted burglary other
  • Three dwelling burglaries
  • Seven counts of theft from a motor vehicle

The pair were arrested in Nottinghamshire and appeared at Mansfield Magistrates' Court to face the charges.

Rachinbachaite was released on conditional bail while Stukas was released on conditional bail with an electronic tag. They will next appear at Nottingham Crown Court in Nottingham on 28th May 2015

The pair were arrested as part of a joint operation between police in Essex, Nottinghamshire and Camridgeshire, codenamed Operation Matrix.