Clarence Crime News

Thu 10 May 2018

HIGHWAY HORROR: 'The next thing he came through my door'

premium_icon HIGHWAY HORROR: 'The next thing he came through my door'

Resident involved in high-speed pursuit shares their near-death experience

Wed 9 May 2018

SHARON EDWARDS: Murder accused frustrated during hearing

premium_icon SHARON EDWARDS: Murder accused frustrated during hearing

Accused shows frustration as lawyers set hearing date.

'F--- you' carved into car

'F--- you' carved into car

Grafton Police say the attack was quite unusual and specific to one location

SHARON EDWARDS: Defence questions quality of evidence

premium_icon SHARON EDWARDS: Defence questions quality of evidence

A magistrate has questioned some of the evidence from key witnesses in the trial of the man accused of the murder of missing school teacher Sharon Edwards.

Joyride ends in jail time

premium_icon Joyride ends in jail time

A FORMER Yamba man is behind bars after appearing in Grafton Local Court on a charges of property damage and a number of driving offences

"Outlandish entry" leads to jail sentence

premium_icon "Outlandish entry" leads to jail sentence

ONE woman's pain killer addiction was so strong, it drove her to crash into pharmacy, five weeks after receiving a suspended sentence for similar offences

Tue 1 May 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Date set for committal hearing in Edwards case

EXCLUSIVE: Date set for committal hearing in Edwards case

PROGRESS was made in Grafton Local Court in the trial of the man accused of murdering missing Grafton school teacher Sharon Edwards

Mon 30 Apr 2018

ARRESTED IN 15 MINUTES: dramatic end at Clarence Valley home

premium_icon ARRESTED IN 15 MINUTES: dramatic end at Clarence Valley home

Property owner tells how his security system captured the dramatic break-in and how the police were able to make their lightning response.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Facebook helps bring Valley criminals to justice

Facebook helps bring Valley criminals to justice

Armed with CCTV and a Facebook page, this South Grafton business is determined to deter criminal behaviour in their street

Fri 6 Apr 2018

ATTACKED IN CAR: police hunt for man after indecent assault

ATTACKED IN CAR: police hunt for man after indecent assault

A woman has been indecently assaulted in her car when she was stopped at an intersection in Maclean.

MIDNIGHT MADNESS: Disqualified driver splits power pole

MIDNIGHT MADNESS: Disqualified driver splits power pole

Male driver charged after crashing allegedly without a licence

Mon 2 Apr 2018

UPDATE: 'Walking wounded' lucky to be alive

UPDATE: 'Walking wounded' lucky to be alive

Three people involved in a crash this morning are lucky to be alive according to paramedic

Wed 28 Mar 2018

Police to keep eye on skatepark ahead of school holidays

Police to keep eye on skatepark ahead of school holidays

"Most young people are behaving themselves but some aren't, and that's got our attention."

Jail for threats to kill

Jail for threats to kill

WHILE interviewing the victim, police listened in on South Grafton man's phone call where he made a number of threats

Mon 19 Mar 2018

Indecent assault numbers go up

Indecent assault numbers go up

THE Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command has seen an overall decline in crime levels, but there has been an increase in sexual offences

Fri 16 Mar 2018

Drink driver's Australia Day shame

Drink driver's Australia Day shame

Ilarwill man sentenced after stumbling towards car on Australia Day

Thu 15 Mar 2018

Community service for man who punched cop on New Years

Community service for man who punched cop on New Years

Man gets 100 hours' community service for Brooms NYE assault

Crime rates lowest in 25 years

Crime rates lowest in 25 years

CRIME levels have mostly fallen across the Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command but the number of indecent assaults have increased.

Jail time for ruthless ex

Jail time for ruthless ex

AN ILUKA man was sentenced in Maclean Local Court this week on a number of serious charges, including predatory driving and drug supply

Fri 9 Mar 2018

CRACKDOWN: Rude riders in police crosshairs

CRACKDOWN: Rude riders in police crosshairs

"The last thing we want to see is an elderly member of our community pushed over and suffer broken bones, which has happened in the past."

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