Mystery of $1m silver bullion stolen from truck continues

NSW Police has released new CCTV footage of a vehicle of interest, as it renews its calls for information about the $1 million worth of silver bullion that was stolen from a truck late last year.

The consignment – 192 individual 5kg bars with an estimated value of $1,015,000 – was being transported by a Kenworth truck and silver Krueger trailer

It was allegedly stolen between 4.30pm on Friday November 26, 2021 and 8am on Monday November 29, 2021, while in transit from Maldon, near Picton, to Melbourne in Victoria.

The theft was only discovered upon arrival in Melbourne, where police were notified.

Following initial investigations by local police, detectives from the State Crime Command’s Robbery and Serious Crime Squad took over the investigation, under Strike Force Caimon.

silverIn December 2021, Strike Force Caimon detectives released an image of one of the missing silver bullion bars and the packaging in which they were stored.

Following further investigations, police have now released CCTV vision of a vehicle of interest – a dark coloured Toyota Landcruiser utility – seen travelling on Argyle Street at Picton about 12.20am on Sunday November 28, 2021.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The footage can be viewed via the NSW Police Facebook page.

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