Crime

Tue 24 Mar 2020

Lennox Head man back in court to face cocaine supply charges

premium_icon Lennox Head man back in court to face cocaine supply charges

FOUR people remain in custody on serious cocaine supply allegations relating to the Byron Bay area.

Woman accused of stabbing teacher faces court

premium_icon Woman accused of stabbing teacher faces court

A WOMAN who is alleged to have stabbed a Byron Bay Public School teacher has had her matter adjourned.

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Why the riot squad appeared in Byron CBD

premium_icon Why the riot squad appeared in Byron CBD

THE original reason for their deployment to the region was no longer relevant.

Sharpened veggie peeler found in man's pants

premium_icon Sharpened veggie peeler found in man's pants

POLICE said the man also threatened officers and their families during his arrest.

Thu 19 Mar 2020

Man, 63, arrested after alleged assault at Lismore Square

premium_icon Man, 63, arrested after alleged assault at Lismore Square

POLICE allege he pushed his trolley into two women in their 70s, and pinned a store attendant against shelves and punched her in the face and chest.

Mum ‘medically cleared’ to leave hospital, inquest hears

premium_icon Mum ‘medically cleared’ to leave hospital, inquest hears

A LISMORE Base Hospital doctor has explained why Carley Metcalfe was discharged, only to be found dead in the Brunswick River three weeks later.

Wed 18 Mar 2020

Why didn’t police file a missing person’s report for mum?

premium_icon Why didn’t police file a missing person’s report for mum?

An inquest has heard about Carley Metcalfe’s movements in the final weeks of her life, including why there was a delay in the search for her.

Tue 17 Mar 2020

WATCH: $12 million worth of cannabis seized in major bust

premium_icon WATCH: $12 million worth of cannabis seized in major bust

DETECTIVES were assisted by police from Coffs/Clarence, Richmond and Tweed/Byron Police Districts, as well as the Aviation Command and the Dog Unit.

Brother of man killed in Ballina fight faces court

premium_icon Brother of man killed in Ballina fight faces court

A BALLINA man has pleaded guilty to having a weapon in a fight that led to his brother’s death.

Mon 16 Mar 2020

Alleged armed robber granted bail

premium_icon Alleged armed robber granted bail

A GOONELLABAH man allegedly robbed a service station while armed with a replica pistol.

Fri 13 Mar 2020

'Delusions of grandeur': Fake firey 'regrets' his actions

premium_icon 'Delusions of grandeur': Fake firey 'regrets' his actions

A FAKE firey, who acted like a member of the emergency services during the height of the bushfires, had "delusions of grandeur", a court has heard.

Ballina man threatened police during midnight siege

premium_icon Ballina man threatened police during midnight siege

HE WILL be sentenced after he locked himself in a bathroom then threatened police with broken glass and a door frame.

Thu 12 Mar 2020

TERRIFYING: Pair held at gunpoint in dramatic break-in

premium_icon TERRIFYING: Pair held at gunpoint in dramatic break-in

POLICE are hunting for a man who pointed a gun at two people in Brunswick Heads.

Armed robbery at Lismore service station

premium_icon Armed robbery at Lismore service station

An 18-year-old man allegedly pointed a replica Glock-style pistol at an attendant and demanded cash and cigarettes.

Man accused of brutal hockey stick attack faces court

premium_icon Man accused of brutal hockey stick attack faces court

THE LISMORE man was arrested in connection to a serious assault at South Lismore on December 9.

Wed 11 Mar 2020

Man appeals jail sentence after busted with $45K in cash

premium_icon Man appeals jail sentence after busted with $45K in cash

THE cash was found in a pillowcase when police pulled him over for a faulty tail-light.

Teen accused of East Lismore man’s murder faces court

premium_icon Teen accused of East Lismore man’s murder faces court

THE court heard there was a large amount of evidence, including video footage.

Tue 10 Mar 2020

300 telephone intercepts in case against firefighter

premium_icon 300 telephone intercepts in case against firefighter

He is facing a host of serious cocaine supply allegations.

NEWS WRAP: Subscriber exclusives you missed last week

NEWS WRAP: Subscriber exclusives you missed last week

IF you missed these stories, the good news is you can still get our best introductory digital subscription offer -- just $1 for the first 28 days.

‘YOU'RE FORGIVEN’: Boatie's heartfelt letter to thieves

premium_icon ‘YOU'RE FORGIVEN’: Boatie's heartfelt letter to thieves

A FATHER has sent a heartfelt letter addressed to the thieves that snatched his boat early on a Monday morning.

Newer Older