Strict bail conditions set


TWO women, charged in relation to an incident in Yamba on Friday night when a police officer was allegedly hit with a bottle, were granted conditional bail when they appeared in the Grafton Local Court yesterday.

Natasha Patricia Laurie and mother of two Rebecca Joanne Pierce were both charged with a range of offences after the incident.

Laurie will plead not guilty to charges of assault of a police officer causing actual bodily harm, assault of a police officer and affray.

Pierce has indicated she will plead not guilty to resisting police, assaulting police, intimidating police, assaulting police and resisting arrest, but guilty to not complying with a notice and using offensive language.

Both have been asked to deposit $500 as surety for their next court appearance in Maclean on January 12, to reside in their respective residences in Robinson Street, Yamba, not to leave their residence between 7pm and 7am and not to consume alcohol in a public place.



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