Protester arrested at Whian Whian logging site
A PROTESTER has been arrested at a logging site on private property at Whian Whian this morning.
Richmond Local Area Command Duty Officer Inspector Mick Dempsey said a 32-year-old Tamworth man was arrested this morning for trespassing.
"He was walking up towards the logging site," he said.
Insp Dempsey said this was the first arrest in relation to a small protest that began on Monday.
He said there were about six protesters near the Whian Whian Rd site this morning.
"Any encroachment on the private property is a trespassing offence."
The man has been granted bail to appear at Lismore Local Court in October.