My wife and I were told by a police officer (by telephone) that our son had committed a burglary in our suburb when he was not resident with us. As far as we can make out, he may not be charged with this.However, on Tuesday 19/06/2016, the person whose home was burgled, came to our home saying that our son had broken into his home and taken documents that he wished to recover.We do not know the name of this person nor where he lives. We can only surmise that he got our name and address from someone who may have been investigating the case.We feel that this is a complete invasion of our privacy and would like to know if this can be reported anywhere. It seems like a breach of the Code of Conduct.
Phone Citizens' Advice and wasted a phone call.
He has been charged with motor vehicle theft and a burglary in a suburb 20 kms from our home.
As far as I know, he has no nothing to do with the burglary 20 kms away.
He said he was the victim of the burglary in our area.
The phone call from the police was to establish if our son was resident at our home at the time of the offences and to advise us that he was suspected of these crimes.
As far as we know, he may not be charged with the offence in our suburb.
Does this person have the right to come to our home as we had advised the police that our son was not at home when these offences took place?
Are the police allowed to divulge our son's (and therefore our family's) name and to disclose that we live in the same area?
What should I do to follow this up as I do believe that information that should have been private was disclosed to the person who came to our home?
BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)
None of this has come to court. I would not think that the 'victim' of the burglary would have been presented with any documents bearing my son's name at this point in time.
What is the thing about "Add Bonus" or percentage of tipping ? Is this additional to the $71.00 or is it a percentage of the $71.00 that has to be paid by me based on my valuation of the advice?? This is totally confusing.
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