Motel party damage bill $8000
A HOTEL room party led to $8000 worth of damage and three arrests at the weekend.
Four young men were the occupants of a room at the Centrepoint Motel, Lismore, on Saturday night when they began to fight.
The men overturned beds, damaged a sliding door, ripped air-conditioning piping off the wall, removed power points and smashed a glass balcony panel.
They fled the room when police arrived at 8.55am. on Sunday.
The men, aged between 16 and 24, were chased by the police on foot before three of them were caught and taken to Lismore police station where they were charged with malicious damage to property.
Officers from Police Crime Scene conducted forensic investigations in the hotel room yesterday.
The men have been granted bail.