A 29-year-old man faced Lismore Local Court on Mon
A 29-year-old man faced Lismore Local Court on Monday over a fatal hit-and-run accident on Ballina Road, Lismore, in the early hours of Sunday morning in which 24-year-old Goonellabah man Samuel John Hollingworth died from his injuries. Matthew Ronald Bell, of Goonellabah, was charged with dangerous driving causing death, driving in a dangerous manner and driving while his licence was suspended. He was remanded to appear again on April 8.
A 29-year-old Alstonville woman died when the car she was driving and another car were involved in a head-on collision on the Bruxner Highway near the Richmond Hill turnoff last Thursday afternoon.
A Meerschaum Vale man suffered head and spinal injuries after falling 10 metres from an abseilling tower at Evans Head last Friday morning. The 58-year-old man was airlifted to Lismore Base Hospital where he was reported to be in a stable condition.
The states Easter road safety campaign kicks off today (Thursday) with double-demerit points applying throughout this Easter long weekend.
The Life Saver Rescue Helicopter airlifted a woman with suspected neck and spinal injuries from Nimbin to Lismore Base Hospital after a motor vehicle accident last Wednesday afternoon.
A 38-year-old Wardell man has been charged with cultivating a prohibited drug after police raided a rural property at Graham Road, Marom Creek, on Monday afternoon and uncovered an elaborate hydroponic growing set-up in a shed. Police seized apparatus, cannabis leaf and 80 cannabis plants ranging from 12cm to 1.5m tall.
A depth sounder and marine radio were stolen from a boat parked in Canal Road, Ballina, last weekend. Information to Ballina Police on 6681 8699.
Three garbage bins were maliciously damaged in East Lismore late last weekend. Information to Lismore Police on 6626 0599.