Clarence Crime News

Wed 4 Dec 2019

EXPLAINED: How victim’s DNA got into accused’s underpants

premium_icon EXPLAINED: How victim’s DNA got into accused’s underpants

DNA expert quizzed about finding victim’s DNA in underpants of man accused of causing his death.

Fri 29 Nov 2019

IN COURT: Six people in court today

premium_icon IN COURT: Six people in court today

Here's a list of everyone appearing in court today, Friday, November 29

Thu 28 Nov 2019

'Take it like a dildo’: Former inmate testifies in trial

premium_icon 'Take it like a dildo’: Former inmate testifies in trial

Trial continues of man accused of alleged bashing murder of cellmate in Grafton Correctional Centre in 2010

Police targeting poor driver behaviour on our roads

premium_icon Police targeting poor driver behaviour on our roads

Police across regional NSW will be focusing on reducing rural road trauma this weekend as they launch Operation Chrome.

Chilling video shows final days before prisoner’s death

premium_icon Chilling video shows final days before prisoner’s death

A correctional officer has told a jury he saw a new injury on the face of a man when was taken from an isolated cell he was placed in following an altercation

Wed 27 Nov 2019

Shots fired, car rammed after dispute escalates

premium_icon Shots fired, car rammed after dispute escalates

Two men have been charged after a verbal dispute turned potentially deadly when shots were fired late last night

Tue 26 Nov 2019

Trial begins of man accused of bashing murder of cellmate

premium_icon Trial begins of man accused of bashing murder of cellmate

The murder trial of a man accused of assaulting his cellmate in Grafton jail almost ten years ago began in Grafton Supreme Court yesterday

Mon 25 Nov 2019

Man avoids jail after pleading guilty to child porn offences

premium_icon Man avoids jail after pleading guilty to child porn offences

A WOOMBAH man has been spared a jail term for two child pornography offences when he was sentenced in Grafton District Court last week

Accused murderer now facing 62 drug supply charges

premium_icon Accused murderer now facing 62 drug supply charges

Further charges have been laid against a man accused of murder after a fatal car crash last year, including supplying a commercial quantity of methylamphetamine

Sat 23 Nov 2019

FULL COVERAGE: How the John Edwards murder trial unfolded

FULL COVERAGE: How the John Edwards murder trial unfolded

In 2015, beloved mother, teacher Sharon Edwards went missing. Then her estranged husband was charged with her murder

Fri 22 Nov 2019

'I LET HER GO': Partner's final moments with Sharon Edwards

premium_icon 'I LET HER GO': Partner's final moments with Sharon Edwards

Billy Mills planned to spend his life with Sharon Edwards, he recounts the final moments he spent with her before she met a tragic fate

'Five years we've waited for justice'

premium_icon 'Five years we've waited for justice'

'It’s a sad day for everybody, there’s no winners in this. We lost our mum and now we’ve lost our dad'

Sharon Edwards murder trial: Jury delivers verdict

premium_icon Sharon Edwards murder trial: Jury delivers verdict

Jury returns to give verdict on Supreme Court murder trial of John Edwards in Coffs Harbour

Thu 21 Nov 2019

INSIDE JOB: Op shop thieves ‘knew where money was kept’

premium_icon INSIDE JOB: Op shop thieves ‘knew where money was kept’

Thieves who robbed a church op shop in Grafton are suspected to have inside knowledge of the building, according to manager.

Strike Force Tronto investigating fire south of Grafton

premium_icon Strike Force Tronto investigating fire south of Grafton

Specialist officers attached to Strike Force Tronto are assisting Coffs/Clarence Police District detectives investigate a suspicious fire in the region

Wed 20 Nov 2019

JURY OUT: Deliberations begin into alleged teacher murder

premium_icon JURY OUT: Deliberations begin into alleged teacher murder

Possible verdict of manslaughter raised with jury as deliberations begin into alleged murder of Sharon Edwards after she disappeared in 2015

South Grafton man jailed for break and enters

premium_icon South Grafton man jailed for break and enters

A 34-year-old man has been sentenced in Grafton District Court last week over a series of break-ins in South Grafton last year

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Edwards the 'only suspect' in alleged murder: Defence

premium_icon Edwards the 'only suspect' in alleged murder: Defence

'That someone can commit a crime in Grafton at 3am and then head off into the never never without attracting any suspicion is something of a myth'

Mon 18 Nov 2019

'Senseless damage' to tank draining for council's water team

premium_icon 'Senseless damage' to tank draining for council's water team

Valuable communication equipment gone and thousands of litres go to waste amid contamination scare

Sat 16 Nov 2019

Edwards 'fabricated' stories to remove suspicion, court told

premium_icon Edwards 'fabricated' stories to remove suspicion, court told

FROM the moment Sharon Edwards went missing, her estranged husband began "painting a picture of his innocence", court hears

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