Clarence Crime News

Fri 17 Jan 2020

Crime scene established near Clarence River

premium_icon Crime scene established near Clarence River

‘They’ve approached police and let them know they’ve found it, we’ve come down and had a look at it, and subsequently set up a crime scene.’

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Father returns to face justice years after ‘dangerous’ crime

premium_icon Father returns to face justice years after ‘dangerous’ crime

THE man was sentenced in Grafton Local Court four years after he committed the offence and fled the state

Fri 10 Jan 2020

BUSTED: 17-year-old P-plater caught doing 203km/h

premium_icon BUSTED: 17-year-old P-plater caught doing 203km/h

Police stopped the driver after he was detected allegedly driving close to 100km/h above the speed limit

Wed 8 Jan 2020

IN COURT: Six people in court today

premium_icon IN COURT: Six people in court today

Here is a list of everyone appearing in court today, Wednesday, January 8

Tue 7 Jan 2020

IN COURT: 13 people facing Grafton court today

premium_icon IN COURT: 13 people facing Grafton court today

Here is a list of everyone who is appearing in court today, Tuesday, January 7

Fri 3 Jan 2020

Police catch pair involved in two pursuits near Grafton

premium_icon Police catch pair involved in two pursuits near Grafton

A man and a woman will appear before court after allegedly ramming a police car near Grafton on New Year’s Day.

Sat 28 Dec 2019

Crimes and courtroom drama that shocked the Clarence

Crimes and courtroom drama that shocked the Clarence

From murder trials that captivated the region to drug raids and joy rides, take a look back at some of the biggest crime stories from 2019

Retail robberies rise in the Clarence

premium_icon Retail robberies rise in the Clarence

New statistics reveal our region is among many where this offence has climbed

Thu 26 Dec 2019

New judge for district court

premium_icon New judge for district court

Highly experienced lawyer to join court and help clear backlog of cases

Fri 20 Dec 2019

INSIDE THE TRIAL: Unreported evidence from Edwards case

premium_icon INSIDE THE TRIAL: Unreported evidence from Edwards case

IN 2015, beloved teacher and grandmother Sharon Edwards went missing without a trace, five years later her estranged husband was found guilty of her murder.

Fri 13 Dec 2019

Woman sentenced for defrauding government of $25K

premium_icon Woman sentenced for defrauding government of $25K

Leanne Crowder has been sentenced in Grafton Local Court for defrauding the Commonwealth Government of more than $25,000. Here' show she did it.

Jury returns verdict in jail bashing murder trial

premium_icon Jury returns verdict in jail bashing murder trial

Shane Leslie Johnson had been charged in case of Ian Klum who died a brain haemorrhage four days after he was transferred from Grafton Correctional Centre.

DEX FILES: Crims steal essentials - guns and wigs

premium_icon DEX FILES: Crims steal essentials - guns and wigs

Robbers make off with gifts for their mothers or disguises for their next crime

Tue 10 Dec 2019

SPEEDER: P-plater caught 60km/h over limit

premium_icon SPEEDER: P-plater caught 60km/h over limit

Coffs/Clarence Police detect car flying down highway near Cowper

Mon 9 Dec 2019

Man charged after attempted South Grafton armed robbery

premium_icon Man charged after attempted South Grafton armed robbery

22-year-old pleads guilty to two charges after alleged incidents at South Grafton

Wed 4 Dec 2019

EXPLAINED: How victim’s DNA got into accused’s underpants

premium_icon EXPLAINED: How victim’s DNA got into accused’s underpants

DNA expert quizzed about finding victim’s DNA in underpants of man accused of causing his death.

Thu 28 Nov 2019

'Take it like a dildo’: Former inmate testifies in trial

premium_icon 'Take it like a dildo’: Former inmate testifies in trial

Trial continues of man accused of alleged bashing murder of cellmate in Grafton Correctional Centre in 2010

Police targeting poor driver behaviour on our roads

premium_icon Police targeting poor driver behaviour on our roads

Police across regional NSW will be focusing on reducing rural road trauma this weekend as they launch Operation Chrome.

Chilling video shows final days before prisoner’s death

premium_icon Chilling video shows final days before prisoner’s death

A correctional officer has told a jury he saw a new injury on the face of a man when was taken from an isolated cell he was placed in following an altercation

Wed 27 Nov 2019

Shots fired, car rammed after dispute escalates

premium_icon Shots fired, car rammed after dispute escalates

Two men have been charged after a verbal dispute turned potentially deadly when shots were fired late last night

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