A 15-year-old Lennox Head youth will face Ballina Court later this month after he was caught riding his unregistered Kawasaki 80cc motorcycle with no lights on near the intersection of Ballina Street and Rayner Lane, Lennox Head, at 1am on Sunday morning. The youth allegedly forced pedestrians off a footpath as he tried to elude police. He was charged with driving in a dangerous manner, unlicensed rider, unregistered and uninsured motorcycle.
Police are investigating the assault of a 41-year-old Casino man in Centre Street, Casino, at 1am on Saturday morning. Information to Casino police on 6662 0099.
A 34 year old Wollongbar man who allegedly tried to evade police at a random breath-testing site in Simpson Avenue, Wollongbar, last week was charged with several offences and bailed to appear in Ballina Court later this month. The man, who drove into the driveway of a nearby home when he saw the breath-testing unit, was unable to produce a licence, having been disqualified until September 2009.
Rural residents are urged to be security conscious following two burglaries at properties last week. A compressor and chain saw were stolen from a Hootens Road, Lower Duck Creek, property while a whipper snipper and helmet were stolen from a property at Lynchs Creek Road, Lynchs Creek. Information to Crime Stoppers on 1800-333-000.
Lismore police dispersed a crowd of around 40 people involved in an alleged brawl in Keen Street at 3am last Thursday. No arrests were made.
Patrons of entertainment venues are being warned to secure their personal property after a 23 year old Lismore woman had her handbag, mobile phone, cash and personal items stolen early on Sunday morning from premises in Keen Street, Lismore.
A 36-year-old Casino man has been charged with attempted break, enter and steal and possession of house-breaking implements after he was allegedly seen trying to enter a business premises in River Street, Woodburn, on Monday night.
A 31-year-old Casino man who allegedly overtook a fully marked police vehicle at excessive speed on Sunday night has been charged with high-range drink-driving after recording a breath analysis of 0.205, more than four times the limit. He will appear in Casino Local Court on April 4.
A 23-year-old Richmond Hill man had his licence immediately suspended after being clocked by police highway patrol speeding at 153kph in an 80kph zone on the Bruxner Highway at Wollongabr on Saturday afternoon. The man allegedly told police he was running late for a function. He will appear in Ballina Court later this month.
Police are seeking witnesses to a single-vehicle accident which occurred at 9pm on Tuesday night at the intersection of Mongogarie Road and Busbys Flat Road, Leeville. The male driver was seen to run from the scene after his vehicle failed to take the intersection and collided with a tree. An injured male passenger was still in the vehicle when police and ambulance arrived some time later. Information to Casino police on 6662 0099.
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