Three charged over stun gun assault, drug offences

A MAN and two women have been arrested and charged following alleged drug and assault offences in Ballina yesterday.

Yesterday officers from Richmond Local Area Command received reports a 32-year-old woman had allegedly been assaulted by a man using a stun gun.

Following inquiries, police executed a search warrant at a home on Crane Street, where they allegedly located cannabis, methylamphetamine, prescribed medications, cash and a stun gun.

All items were seized for forensic examination, police said.

Three people were at the scene at the time of the search warrant.

A 43-year-old woman was issued a Future Court Attendance Notice for possess prohibited drug.

A court date is yet to be determined.

A second woman, aged 22, and a 42-year-old man, were arrested at the scene and taken to Ballina Police Station, where the woman was charged with assault.

She will appear at Lismore Local Court today.

The man has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, possess prohibited weapon, possess prohibited drug, possess prescribed restricted substance, and deal with proceeds of crime.

He has been refused bail, to appear at Lismore Local Court today.



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