The man who allegedly ram-raided Wodonga TAFE and stole more than $6000 from its ATM has been identified as Jack McLean.
Police say McLean, 27, had his face covered during the alleged burglary, but could be identified by his appearance - including "distinctively skinny legs" - and left his DNA on the snatch strap used to try to steal the ATM.
He was refused bail after applying in Wodonga Magistrates Court on Monday.
McLean and another unidentified man allegedly stole a Kia truck from a Wodonga home in the early hours of May 11 and rammed the car through the front doors of the TAFE at 4.40am before putting the snatch strap around the ATM and trying to pull it out with the vehicle.
Detective Leading Senior Constable Sarah Roberts said multiple police officers recognised the "body mechanics" of McLean on the CCTV footage, which allegedly showed him jump as he moved towards the ATM.
She said it was the same type of jump seen when McLean was filmed assaulting a truck driver in December 2017.
He has a long criminal history, including being the leader of the "T-shirt gang" that stole from small town businesses in the North East during 2014.
The court heard the ATM was damaged enough for McLean to allegedly reach in and steal $6710.
The ram raid caused $120,000 damage to Wodonga TAFE, $5000 damage to the machine and $4500 to the vehicle.
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Detective Roberts said McLean was meant to be living at a Tumbarumba caravan park as a condition of a community corrections order he is serving, but had not been there since July 1 and had been seen staying at a Thurgoona house.
She said he had shown no regard for previous court orders, was a risk of reoffending or not showing up for court and had failed two drug tests during his corrections order.
McLean's lawyer argued her client should be released on bail because the police case was weak, as the offender had his face covered and was wearing gloves so there were no fingerprints.
He is also undergoing mental health and drug counselling.
There was laughter from McLean at one point when his lawyer mistakenly said his partner's mother - who was in court - was there to support him. The woman quickly shook her head and the statement was corrected by the prosecutor.
Magistrate Fran Medina said while she took into account McLean had a job as a plasterer and family support, the DNA evidence and his extensive criminal history was too much for her to grant him bail.
The case was adjourned for a committal mention on October 3.
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