Crime

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Dumb thing DJ did after being on the run for three years

premium_icon Dumb thing DJ did after being on the run for three years

NIMBIN police had been looking for the 34-year-old for three years, and they found him thanks to one silly slip.

Heartbroken Ballina mum wants justice for son killed in jail

premium_icon Heartbroken Ballina mum wants justice for son killed in jail

IT WAS the phone call no mother ever wants to receive -- a phone call from a policeman saying, "I've got some sad news".

Alleged Lismore 'peeping Tom' returns to court

premium_icon Alleged Lismore 'peeping Tom' returns to court

THE 21-year-old man is accused of peering at a sleeping woman through her window.

Man punched his niece in the face, threatened to burn home

premium_icon Man punched his niece in the face, threatened to burn home

HIS sister took him in and asked him to stay off drugs, but he violently assaulted her daughter and stole their valuables.

Pair accused of stashing drugs in fuel tank to face court

premium_icon Pair accused of stashing drugs in fuel tank to face court

THEY allegedly had 12kg of cocaine in the car when they were stopped by police.

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Evidence delay in case against man accused of school fire

premium_icon Evidence delay in case against man accused of school fire

A 23-YEAR-OLD man remains in custody over the alleged break-in and fire, which damaged parts of the Casino school.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

Missing Macaw found, investigations continue

premium_icon Missing Macaw found, investigations continue

POLICE said Paulie's owner was "devastasted” by alleged theft, which took place on Thuesday afternoon.

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Accused gold diggers arrested in Ballina over $150,000 theft

premium_icon Accused gold diggers arrested in Ballina over $150,000 theft

POLICE believe the man and woman - who were wanted for six years - were involved in a fraud scheme that cost a PNG man hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Former luxury real estate boss to face fraud sentencing

premium_icon Former luxury real estate boss to face fraud sentencing

FAIR Trading earlier described the case as the biggest of its kind in NSW.

It was an expensive night out for 18-year-old

premium_icon It was an expensive night out for 18-year-old

THE man was refused entry to a hotel on multiple occasions.

Petrol attack: Lawyer wants serious DV case thrown out

premium_icon Petrol attack: Lawyer wants serious DV case thrown out

THE Casino man, who is accused of threatening to set his ex-partner alight, has been in custody since last November.

Casino drive-by shooting case debated in court

premium_icon Casino drive-by shooting case debated in court

MAN allegedly shot a man in the shoulder in a drive-by incident incident September.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

NOT REEL BRIGHT: Fishy scene lands man in court

premium_icon NOT REEL BRIGHT: Fishy scene lands man in court

THE fisherman said "he was simply fishing and minding his own business”, but police thought something smelled a bit fishy.

Rider without helmet leads police to drug discovery

premium_icon Rider without helmet leads police to drug discovery

POLICE have been carrying out additional patrols in one Northern Rivers town at night recently.

If you deal drugs, start looking over your shoulder: Police

premium_icon If you deal drugs, start looking over your shoulder: Police

POLICE say the community have been vital in stopping drug dealers during a recent campaign targeting those in the illegal drug trade.

Man loses more than $87,000 to fraudsters in online scam

premium_icon Man loses more than $87,000 to fraudsters in online scam

THERE is no prospect of recovering the money.

CCTV to be used as evidence in fatal hit-and-run crash case

premium_icon CCTV to be used as evidence in fatal hit-and-run crash case

THE man accused of driving the car that hit and killed a Nimbin woman earlier this year has faced court.

Why you should be careful buying 'toy' guns online

premium_icon Why you should be careful buying 'toy' guns online

THE court heard a Lismore purchased "weapons” as toys and had no intent to use them as part of any crime.

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Unlicensed driver leads police on drug-fuelled pursuit

premium_icon Unlicensed driver leads police on drug-fuelled pursuit

THE driver allegedly attempted to throw his drugs out the car window.

NOTHING SUSS: A fishy excuse leads to drug charges

premium_icon NOTHING SUSS: A fishy excuse leads to drug charges

POLICE were a bit unsure what kind of fish this fisherman was trying to catch.

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