Clarence Crime News

Wed 16 Sep 2020

Drunk driver faces court for crashing into parked car

Premium Content Drunk driver faces court for crashing into parked car

When police asked the South Grafton woman how much she had to drink after crashing into a parked car she replied ‘not enough’.

COURT BRIEFS: Outcomes from Grafton court

Premium Content COURT BRIEFS: Outcomes from Grafton court

The following matters were finalised before a magistrate in Grafton Local Court on Monday

Mon 14 Sep 2020

Man guilty of biting, scratching police during arrest jailed

Premium Content Man guilty of biting, scratching police during arrest jailed

A Grafton man found guilty of assaulting police during an arrest he claimed was unlawful has been jailed

Fri 11 Sep 2020

Ice dealing after cancer diagnosis ends in prison sentence

Premium Content Ice dealing after cancer diagnosis ends in prison sentence

After relapsing into ice use to get a “bump” after a cancer diagnosis, a Halfway Creek man went on to be involved in the supply of almost 200g of methylamphetamine.

Thu 10 Sep 2020

Convicted ice dealer to serve sentence in community

Premium Content Convicted ice dealer to serve sentence in community

An ice addict who was charged with supplying the drug to fund his own habit has been spared a jail sentence in court.

Wed 9 Sep 2020

Cancer diagnosis saw man spiral into ice dealing: Court

Premium Content Cancer diagnosis saw man spiral into ice dealing: Court

A diagnosis of cancer saw a Halfway Creek man first relapse into ice use, then sell nearly 200g of the drug to fund his habit, a court has heard

IN COURT: 26 people facing criminal court

Premium Content IN COURT: 26 people facing criminal court

Find out who's appearing in Grafton court today, September 9

Less cars, more fines: Empty roads prompt spate of speeding

Premium Content Less cars, more fines: Empty roads prompt spate of speeding

Hundreds more tickets dished out to lead-foot drivers in the Coffs/Clarence in one month

REVEALED: How search for Lismore man moved 150km away

Premium Content REVEALED: How search for Lismore man moved 150km away

He was reported missing from Lismore almost a month ago, but clues led police hundred of kilometres away in their search

Ice user who sold drug to feed addiction jailed

Premium Content Ice user who sold drug to feed addiction jailed

South Grafton man Tyson Dean Stoker has been sentenced for selling more than 50g of ice last year before he was arrested by police

Tue 8 Sep 2020

P-plater busted allegedly speeding 50km/h over limit

Premium Content P-plater busted allegedly speeding 50km/h over limit

Police patrolling Iluka Rd allegedly detected a 19-year-old P-plater speeding at more than 50km/h above posted speed limit

Mon 7 Sep 2020

Magistrate delivers verdict in lawful CBD arrest case

Premium Content Magistrate delivers verdict in lawful CBD arrest case

A magistrate has ruled on the matter of a man who plead not guilty to assaulting police during an arrest after claiming their actions were unlawful

Death threats come after man refused entry to supermarket

Premium Content Death threats come after man refused entry to supermarket

A man threatened to kill a supermarket employee and manager after he was banned for abusing staff after he was refused entry due to COVID-19 customer limits

Sun 6 Sep 2020

Search continues near Grafton for missing Lismore man

Premium Content Search continues near Grafton for missing Lismore man

Emergency services are continuing to search an area northwest of Grafton in relation to a man who has not been seen since last month

Fri 4 Sep 2020

Police search near Grafton for missing Lismore man

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Police have expanded the search area for missing 37-year-old Rohan Lloyd to the Clarence Valley.

Coffs-Clarence crime stats reveal drop in theft, rise in ice use

Premium Content Coffs-Clarence crime stats reveal drop in theft, rise in ice...

Latest figures from Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research show most property offences are declining.

Personal tragedy saw ice addiction spiral into drug dealing

Premium Content Personal tragedy saw ice addiction spiral into drug dealing

After the death of his partner a 25-year-old man turned to ice and sold the drug to fund his 5g-a-day habit.

Thu 3 Sep 2020

$1m reward remains 23 years after murder of Lee-Ellen Stace

Premium Content $1m reward remains 23 years after murder of Lee-Ellen Stace

Police continue investigations into unsolved murder of Brooms Head teenager Lee-Ellen Stace as another anniversary of her death passes.

DRUG DAD: ‘I did destroy lives and I feel bad for that’

Premium Content DRUG DAD: ‘I did destroy lives and I feel bad for that’

A father of four who plead guilty to selling ice has told a court he sold drugs to pay for his own 0.5g a day addiction

Violent offender sentenced for assaulting fiance, AVO breach

Premium Content Violent offender sentenced for assaulting fiance, AVO breach

A Maitland man who was on bail for a violent assault on his fiance was busted breaching his bail conditions in Yamba

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