Updated: Police say two accused burglars had a key to Warrnambool's Chitticks Bakery when they entered outside of business hours and stole cash.
Warrnambool's Jessica Chittleborough, 27, was arrested on September 19 and charged with burglary, theft, handling stolen goods, theft from a motor vehicle and theft of a motor vehicle.
She appeared in Geelong Magistrates Court the following day.
Police allege the woman was already on bail when she attended the Warrnambool bakery twice in one month.
She and a female co-accused used a key to access the building.
Warrnambool police Senior Constable Will Ringin said once inside the pair "clearly" knew the layout of the business and walked immediately to a cash register.
He said on the first occasion on August 15 they stole nearly $500 in cash.
The co-accused denied that offending to police, stating she'd been in Colac at the time.
But an investigation into her phone records showed that was a lie, Senior Constable Will Ringin said, and she hadn't left Warrnambool.
He said during the second incident two people were observed on CCTV rummaging through the store in an attempt to find valuable items.
Senior Constable Ringin said a bakery employee attended at the store after remembering he forgot to lock a gate.
He said that employee found people inside shortly before 1am but they fled into a nearby car which drove away.
Senior Constable Ringin said police then raided a Medinah Close address, where Ms Chittleborough was known to reside, on September 18.
He said a search uncovered numerous keys, including a set labelled 'Chitticks Bakery', $300 cash, a CCTV hard drive and registration plates reported stolen from a Garden Street address.
The officer said an analysis of the co-accused's phone showed a conversation between the pair which he alleged Ms Chittleborough was seen to be conspiring to steal the number plates.
He said that led to police seizing a 2010 Chrysler 300c sedan from the property as it was found to be stolen from a Geelong address.
The two women were arrested, interviewed and subsequently charged with similar offending.
In a bail application, Senior Constable Ringin said Ms Chittleborough had more than 30 pages of criminal history and was a high risk of committing crimes if she was back in the community.
He alleged she lived at a "drug den" where people went to use illicit drugs and where police had recently observed six known drug users or suspected traffickers.
Magistrate Franz Holzer found the woman was an unacceptable risk to the community and refused bail.
She will appear in court again in October.
Earlier: Two Warrnambool women have been charged with alleged burglaries at Chitticks Bakery during the past fortnight.
Detective Sergeant Matthew Laxton, of the Warrnambool police crime investigation unit, said a warrant was executed at a Medinah Close address in central north Warrnambool on the morning of Monday, September 18.
The warrant was executed in relation to two commercial burglaries committed at Chitticks Bakery in Albert Street, Warrnambool, at the weekend and another break-in a fortnight ago.
The detective said a 2010 Chrysler 300c sedan, which is alleged to have been stolen from Geelong 10 days ago, was also recovered.
The car is believed to be valued at about $15,000.
The two women aged in their 20s were arrested, interviewed and subsequently charged with burglary, theft, handling stolen goods, theft from a motor vehicle and theft of a motor vehicle.
One of the women was already on bail.
Police will allege a small amount of cash, a float, was stolen from the bakery on the first occasion.
It's not alleged anything was stolen last weekend and there was no forced entry to the premises during either break-in.
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Warrnambool police station on 5560 1333 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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