Clarence Crime News

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Pistol used to shoot peacocks puts local man in the dock

premium_icon Pistol used to shoot peacocks puts local man in the dock

A decision on whether a BB pistol used to shoot peacocks was a functioning firearm or a replica was a vital component in the sentencing a local man.

Man accused of machete melee allowed out on bail

premium_icon Man accused of machete melee allowed out on bail

A magistrate has bailed a South Grafton man despite allegations he was armed with a machete when he confronted his alleged victim.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Grafton, Byron police investigate jewellery thefts

premium_icon Grafton, Byron police investigate jewellery thefts

Police from Grafton and Byron Bay are investigating property offences after numerous items of jewellery were seized

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Man accused of fatal assault at Ballina to go to trial

premium_icon Man accused of fatal assault at Ballina to go to trial

THE 23-year-old is yet to enter a formal plea over the manslaughter charge.

Mon 9 Sep 2019

IN COURT: 32 people facing Grafton court today

premium_icon IN COURT: 32 people facing Grafton court today

Here's a list of people appearing at Grafton court today, September 9

Sat 7 Sep 2019

Don't make plans after sentencing date, warns magistrate

premium_icon Don't make plans after sentencing date, warns magistrate

"A mistake is wearing suede shoes on the odd occasion or corduroy pants at any time. This is flagrant breaking of the law on two occasions,” says magistrate

Fri 6 Sep 2019

HUNTERS HUNTED: Police dodged driver's attempts to ram them

premium_icon HUNTERS HUNTED: Police dodged driver's attempts to ram them

Police present evidence of 10 minutes of life-threatening chaos when a driver repeatedly drove at them during a pursuit through village streets.

Assaulting partner over breakfast lands man in jail

premium_icon Assaulting partner over breakfast lands man in jail

A man who attacked his partner over breakfast needed to be jailed to provide a sufficient deterrent says magistrate.

Thu 5 Sep 2019

Man accused of bikie murders could face more charges

premium_icon Man accused of bikie murders could face more charges

PROSECUTORS may file further serious charges against the man accused of killing two bikies in a fiery crash last year, a court has been told.

Wed 4 Sep 2019

Serious child neglect charges confirmed in court

premium_icon Serious child neglect charges confirmed in court

TWO people facing allegations of injuring and neglecting a young girl, who suffered a 'catastrophic brain injury' have again appeared in court

Tue 3 Sep 2019

WANTED: Police make appeal for public information

WANTED: Police make appeal for public information

POLICE are looking for help from the public to find these two men, wanted on warrants issued in Maclean last week

Thu 29 Aug 2019

HELP: Mystery over badly injured man left at hospital

premium_icon HELP: Mystery over badly injured man left at hospital

Grafton police call for help solving mystery after CCTV captures moment seriously injured man is dropped off outside hospital emergency department.

SHOCK: Car totalled in nighttime hit-and-run

premium_icon SHOCK: Car totalled in nighttime hit-and-run

Police are looking for witnesses in incident that shocked a street last night

Driver banned until 2054 caught behind wheel again

premium_icon Driver banned until 2054 caught behind wheel again

A DRIVING ban of 35 years has failed to deter a man from occupying the drivers seat, who was caught pulling out at an intersection in front of cops.

'I'll f---ing kill you, I'll come back and get you'

premium_icon 'I'll f---ing kill you, I'll come back and get you'

A SOUTH Grafton man verbally abused his girlfriend before threatening to kill a stranger who tried to intervene, a court was told

Wed 28 Aug 2019

Do you recognise this woman?

Do you recognise this woman?

Police are seeking assistance to identify a woman involved in a incident at a shopping centre last week

Tue 27 Aug 2019

OUTBURST: Tourettes to blame for breath-test arrest

premium_icon OUTBURST: Tourettes to blame for breath-test arrest

Father of three said condition led to obscene threats to police

Mon 26 Aug 2019

League caller faces court after high profile arrest

premium_icon League caller faces court after high profile arrest

After being arrested by police mid-game, football caller faces assault charges in court

Charges dropped for allegedly branding victim

premium_icon Charges dropped for allegedly branding victim

DUE to appear in Grafton District Court accused of causing grievous bodily harm, prosecutors withdrew the charge against a South Grafton man

Thu 22 Aug 2019

'What are you doing at my girlfriend's house?'

premium_icon 'What are you doing at my girlfriend's house?'

WHEN a Grafton man found out his girlfriend was spending time with someone else, the 20-year-old turned up at her house wielding a machete

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