Clarence Crime News

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Weapons arrest, drug incident at dance festival

premium_icon Weapons arrest, drug incident at dance festival

TWO incidents spoilt an otherwise perfect report card for the inaugural G-Fest event aimed at providing entertainment for local youth.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

No bail for marijuana oil accused

premium_icon No bail for marijuana oil accused

Application failed to convince a Grafton magistrate a man was not involved in alleged manufacture of oil

Wed 6 Mar 2019

Facebook post for bail proved pointless

premium_icon Facebook post for bail proved pointless

A social media call out for a bail address has led to a man's application refused

Teen lucky to avoid jail sentence for drug charges

premium_icon Teen lucky to avoid jail sentence for drug charges

An almost 'commercial' amount of drugs didn't spell jail time for one 19-year-old

Acquitted man back in court to face lesser charge

premium_icon Acquitted man back in court to face lesser charge

A District Court jury has found a 74-year-old man not guilty of a charge related to the death of his wife. But he's facing another charge today.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Vandals destroy two toilets in Jacaranda Park

premium_icon Vandals destroy two toilets in Jacaranda Park

'It...means staff who would be better served doing their regular maintenance rounds are stuck cleaning up the mess of fools.'

$24 million of marijuana seized in raids across northern NSW

premium_icon $24 million of marijuana seized in raids across northern NSW

MORE than 12,000 marijuana plants were seized, as well as firearm ammunition, during raids from Tweed Heads to Coffs Harbour

'That's my wife, help her': Court hears husband's plea

premium_icon 'That's my wife, help her': Court hears husband's plea

A DISTRICT Court trial has heard a husband, who may have caused the crash which killed his wife, pleaded with people to help her while she was trapped.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

WANTED: Police make public appeal over outstanding warrants

WANTED: Police make public appeal over outstanding warrants

COFFS/Clarence Police District have made a public appeal for information to help locate a number of people wanted over outstanding warrants

Sun 3 Mar 2019

Driver charged after fatal crash at Newton Boyd

premium_icon Driver charged after fatal crash at Newton Boyd

Police have charged a19-year-old man more than five months after a fatal crash at Newton Boyd, west of Grafton.

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Man busted for drink driving, resisting arrest faces court

premium_icon Man busted for drink driving, resisting arrest faces court

A BROOMS Head man was caught drink driving more than three times the legal limit, before resisting arrest lying outside Maclean Base Hospital

Man jailed after refusing to follow court orders

premium_icon Man jailed after refusing to follow court orders

A magistrate had little choice but impose a harsher sentence after a South Grafton man failed to abide by the conditions of a previous sentence

Tue 26 Feb 2019

20 middies and no headlights spell trouble for driver

premium_icon 20 middies and no headlights spell trouble for driver

A SOUTH Grafton man has been sentenced in Grafton Local Court after he was stopped by police after driving without headlights at 1.55am earlier this year

Truckie charged over alleged pursuit enters plea

premium_icon Truckie charged over alleged pursuit enters plea

A QUEENSLAND man facing 10 driving offences over an alleged dangerous pursuit earlier this month has again appeared before Grafton Local Court

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Rape trial begins in Grafton District Court

premium_icon Rape trial begins in Grafton District Court

MAN accused of sexually assaulting stepdaughters pleads not guilty in court, as court hears allegations of abuse since she was 14-years-old

Wed 20 Feb 2019

NO LAUGHING MATTER: Pursuit lands nang chucker in jail

premium_icon NO LAUGHING MATTER: Pursuit lands nang chucker in jail

A BRISBANE woman can now add a jail sentence to her colourful life story after she led police on a 100km chase along the Pacific Highway.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

UPDATE: Maclean man faces court over high-speed pursuit

premium_icon UPDATE: Maclean man faces court over high-speed pursuit

A 27-YEAR-OLD Maclean man has been charged with a number of serious driving offences after leading police on a high speed pursuit Monday afternoon

Cameron Interstate 'deeply concerned' about alleged pursuit

Cameron Interstate 'deeply concerned' about alleged pursuit

"THE risk to the public was extreme. The police played an important part to ensure that no tragedy occurred, particularly in advance of the alleged pursuit."

Truckie fronts court over alleged pursuit

premium_icon Truckie fronts court over alleged pursuit

A QUEENSLAND man has appeared in Grafton Local Court over a number of serious driving offences after leading police on an alleged pursuit Saturday night

Sun 17 Feb 2019

UPDATE: Truck driver charged following dangerous pursuit

premium_icon UPDATE: Truck driver charged following dangerous pursuit

UPDATE: A man has been charged following a pursuit Saturday night where a truck allegedly broke through a police roadblock in a chase through the Valley

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