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Charges have been laid against a Walcha man following a search warrant

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Charges have been laid against a Walcha man following a search warrant issued. The man has been charged with numerous offences by officers attached to the Oxley and New England Police Department.

Man charged following search warrant – Walcha

Monday, 25 October 2021 02:34:56 PM

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A man has been charged with numerous offences following a search warrant in the state’s northern tablelands last week. About 11 am on Friday (22 October 2021), police were called to a home on Pakington Street, Walcha, following reports of a domestic-related incident between a 51-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman – who are known to each other.

Officers attached to Oxley and New England Police District attended and arrested the man who was taken to Walcha Police Station.

Following inquiries, officers executed a search warrant at the home just before 5 pm the same day.

During the search, officers seized cannabis seeds, cannabis leaf, 16 cannabis plants, ammunition, a shotgun, throwing knives, and a crossbow.

The man was charged with;

  • destroy or damage property
  • stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm
  • resist officer in execution of duty
  • possess prohibited drug (x2)
  • cultivate prohibited plant
  • possess ammunition w/o holding licence/permit/authority
  • possess unregistered firearm-not pistol/prohibited firearm
  • and possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit (x2)

The man was refused bail and appeared before Tamworth Local Court on Saturday 23 October 2021. He was given conditional bail to appear at Walcha Local Court on Friday 19 November 2021.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

Charges have been laid against a Wellington woman over an alleged armed robbery using a knife while demanding money.

Woman charged over alleged armed robbery – Wellington

Monday, 25 October 2021 11:42:35 AM

A woman will appear in court today charged over an alleged armed robbery in the state’s central west yesterday.

About 3.30 pm (Sunday 24 October 2021), a 28-year-old woman attended a home on Walker Crescent, Wellington, to visit a woman known to her.

Police have been told the occupant of the home threatened the 28-year-old woman with a knife while demanding money be transferred into her account.

The occupant allegedly punched, kicked, and dragged the woman outside the home before she fled the location on foot.

Officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District were notified and commenced an investigation.

The woman was taken to Wellington Hospital suffering injuries to her face and wrist and later transferred to Dubbo Base Hospital for further treatment, where she remains in a stable condition.

Following inquiries, police attended a home on Walker Crescent and arrested a 34-year-old woman just after 4.30 pm yesterday.

She was taken to Wellington Police Station and charged with robbery armed with an offensive weapon.

The woman was refused bail to appear at Dubbo Local Court today (Monday 25 October 2021).

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

SOURCEPolice News
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