An Australian wine shop owner has been arrested after stealing $1,6 million worth of wine from a local juice wrlrd robbery.
The owner, John O’Sullivan, was arrested after police said he robbed a juice wrlda store at the corner of O’Connell Street and Main Street, in Adelaide’s south-west, on Saturday.
He is charged with theft of property worth $1 million and unlawful possession of property of more than $1m.
O’Sullivan has been released on bail.
His arrest follows a police investigation that began in April after the store was burgled.
Police said the juice wrrlds, which sell a range of products, were robbed by an unknown person who stole a total of $1 billion worth of merchandise.
Police allege the shop was robbed for the first time on March 2 and was targeted because of its location in Adelaide.
Sullivan was arrested on Thursday.
A spokeswoman for South Australian police said: “During an investigation, it was established that John O”Sullivan, a local resident of South Adelaide, had been involved in an attempted robbery of a local fruit and vegetable shop on April 2, 2018.”
She said it is understood that he was arrested and charged with an offence against the peace.
O”Sullivan has not been charged in relation to the robbery.
He was released on conditional bail to appear at Adelaide Magistrates Court on November 6.