Delay in 'boy in police paddy wagon' court case
THE case where two police officers are alleged to have left an eight-year-old Aboriginal boy locked in the back of police paddy wagon has been adjourned until October.
Senior Constables Brian Quinn, 33, and Michael Writer, 44, are facing charges of leaving a child in a motor vehicle causing emotional distress, and neglecting to carry out a lawful order over the incident on the afternoon of last April 13.
In Lismore Local Court this morning, Magistrate A Sinclair said the case before Mr Linden would be adjourned until October 27.
"There are some submissions outstanding", she said.
"The matter is adjourned until October."