Detective Inspector Darren Jameson in coffs harbour mall for Hour Power campaignePhoto Trevor Veale / Coffs Coast Advocate
Detective Inspector Darren Jameson in coffs harbour mall for Hour Power campaignePhoto Trevor Veale / Coffs Coast Advocate Trevor Veale

CRIME TIME: Car search reveals suspected stolen property

CANNABIS COSTS: It costs the community money, it costs you your health, it costs you your friends, it costs you your family, and ultimately it will cost you your life.

A: MACLEAN, FEBRUARY 2:

A vehicle was stopped in Maclean which contained a 28-year-old Maclean female. The female was spoken to and it was noticed that she was wearing a necklace similar to one stolen during a break and enter at an address in Iona Cl, Maclean. A search of the vehicle revealed further property suspected of being stolen. The property, including the necklace from the female, was seized and later confirmed as being property stolen during the break and enter. The female has since been charged with goods in personal custody suspected being stolen. She will next appear at Maclean Local Court on March 15.

B: LANITZA, FEBRUARY 21:

A residence at Lanitza was broken into and a number of electronic items were stolen. The victim's security cameras captured the offenders and one was subsequently identified as a 16-year-old South Grafton male. On February 25, the male was arrested and later charged with aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence in-company. He will next appear at Grafton Children's Court.

C: SOUTH GRAFTON, FEBRUARY 23:

A 28-year-old South Grafton female was observed by a witness to be arguing with her partner. The witness approached the female in his vehicle to check if the female was okay, however the female then directed her aggression towards the witness. The female approached the witness and hit his vehicle a number of times with a steel box. This caused damage to the witness's vehicle. The female ran off from the location. The female was later arrested and charged with destroy or damage property ($2000). She will next appear at Grafton Local Court on April 11.

D: GRAFTON, FEBRUARY 25:

A 51-year-old male was identified by an off-duty officer as being involved in a number of matters.

Police were called and stopped the male who provided them with fake details. The male was arrested and conveyed to Grafton Police Station where his identity was confirmed. He was later charged with break and enter house, etc, steal value $60,000, 5 x dishonestly obtain financial advantage, etc, by deception, take and drive conveyance without consent of owner, never licensed person drive vehicle on road, 2 x larceny and 4 x dishonestly obtain property by deception.

He was refused bail and will next appear at Grafton Local Court on April 4.

E: SOUTH GRAFTON, FEBRUARY 29:

Two off-duty police officers were at the United Service Station, South Grafton, when they were approached by a 37-year-old South Grafton male.

The male yelled abuse at the off-duty officers before spitting at one of them. The male was arrested by the off-duty officers who gave details to awaiting police on duty. The male was later charged with assault police officer in execution of duty, resist or hinder police officer in the execution and behave in offensive manner in/near public place/s. He will next appear at Grafton Local Court on April 4.



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