News

Strike Force makes three arrests

A Strike Force Mehi investigation led to the arrest of three men on Tuesday.
A Strike Force Mehi investigation led to the arrest of three men on Tuesday.

POLICE have arrested and charged three men with various offences following investigations into a series of armed robberies on the Mid North Coast this year.

Strike Force Mehi is comprised of detectives from the Robbery and Serious Crime Squad and the Mid North Coast and Coffs/Clarence local area commands.

During the course of their investigations into numerous armed robberies, detectives also uncovered information relating to a number of break and enters, drug offences and firearms offences.

As a result of those inquiries, police arrested three men at Newry Street, Nambucca Heads, about 3.30pm on Tuesday, August 21 and took them to Macksville Police Station.

A 29-year-old man was charged with three counts of supply prohibited drug; supply shortened firearm; supply ammunition; conspiracy to commit break and enter; break and enter with intent; two counts of break, enter and steal and fail to stop (police pursuit).

An 18-year-old man was charged with conspiracy to commit break, enter and steal; and two counts of break, enter and steal.

A 28-year-old man was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

Investigations by Strike Force Mehi into numerous robberies are continuing, including a robbery at a club in Urunga on June 17. During that incident, one man was assaulted and required hospital treatment for his injuries.

Anyone with information that may assist Strike Force Mehi investigators should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/

Topics:  arrest coffs harbour nsw police strike force mehi



Hill leads DEX Premier League Team of the Week

Easts batsman Ben Hill during the CRCA match between Easts and Brothers at Ellem Oval on Saturday, 13th February, 2016. Photo Debrah Novak / The Daily Examiner

The DEX sports desk reveals its Premier League team of the week.

Big waves, strong winds expected to smash our coastline

Warning issued by the Bureau of Meteorology

Clarence Dance studio concerts

The under 8 jazz troupe at the Studio 1 Dance Academy concert

Check out some of the best dancers in town

Local Partners

Harmony takes her next big step

BRAVE Grafton girl Harmony Fielden will undergo another major operation in Sydney's Westmead Hospital to help correct the symptoms of a mystery condition.


How people power stopped the gas mines

Iluka resident and character in the film, Ian Gaillard, addresses the crowd of anti-CSG protesters at Bentley.

Award-winning documentary to be screened in the Clarence Valley

Bored? Here's 9 things to do this weekend

The Clarence Valley Mental Health Fishing Group are holding a Christmas fishing event at Memorial Park.

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Bringing their Magic Mojo to Grafton

MAGIC: Head down to Roches Family Hotel for a brilliant mix of '70s, '80s and '90s music by Magic Mojo, a Coffs Coast band using their experience to give a brilliant performance.

Powerful trio to lift the top off Roches Hotel tonight

Ricky Gervais: There's 'no point' marrying Jane Fallon

RICKY Gervais "doesn't see the point" in marrying Jane Fallon.

Hacksaw Ridge wins big in first round of AACTA Awards

Luke Bracey and Andrew Garfield in a scene from the movie Hacksaw Ridge.

THE major awards will be handed out on Wednesday night.

Paris Hilton fumes at clumsy partygoers

A reveller spilt their drink on Paris Hilton's DJ decks

Winnie Harlow isn't a role model

Winnie Harlow insists she isn't a role model.

Felicity Jones proud of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story role

Felicity Jones feels it is "important" for a woman to head Rogue One

Kiwi's plea to Ellen DeGeneres to save bakery after quake

Ellen... we need your magic.

Family had to be helicoptered out after powerful quake

Banks reclaim Gladstone homes as job losses bite

LONG FALL: Property experts Heron Todd say, based on key market indicators, Gladstone is still travelling to the bottom of the market, with property prices set to get cheaper.

Property valuers say Gladstone housing market hasn't hit the bottom

The million dollar property to test Mackay's market

This Victoria St building will go to auction Tuesday and investors will be watching closely to see how much it sells for.

'High profile architect designed CBD asset' goes to auction

Chinese locked out of Australian property market

The rules are different if you're a foreigner

The buyer was from China - the trouble started right there

Morrison signs off on new affordable rental model

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison speaks during a press conference after a meeting of the Council of Federal Financial Relations at Parliament House in Canberra, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016.

Scott Morrison signed off on development of a new financing model

Coast high-flyer's fight back from bankruptcy, $72m debt

Scott Juniper went from millionaire developer to declaring bankruptcy in2012, now he is back on top of his game again with new developments including this one in Coolum.

'Apocalyptic lending storm' causes financial collapse.

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!