Cops recover $22k of camping gear from alleged Thorburn theft

Trent Thorburn, 24, was charged with burglary after he allegedly broke into the 4WD Supacentre at Parkinson, in Brisbane’s south, with a group of teenagers on June 25.Police allege Trent and two 17-year-old teenagers drove to the camping business in a white Nissan Patrol which they loaded with a swag, gazebo and tents into.Police said at least four other utes arrived shortly afterwards and were loaded with more of the outdoor gear. Trent was the only person charged over the alleged incident and he is expected to face court next week. The two 17-year-olds were death with under the Youth Justice Act. Police later cautioned a 19-year-old over the incident and another 17-year-old was dealt with under the Youth Justice Act.Police investigations continue. Trent was charged weeks after giving evidence at a coronial inquest into Tiahleigh’s death.The coroner found his father Rick Thorburn had deliberately killed the 12-year-old in 2015, possibly after Trent told his family she may be pregnant with his child. If convicted of the burglary, Trent could be ordered to serve the remainder of a five-year suspended sentence for incest, attempting to pervert the course of justice and two counts of perjury.

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