Police arrested and charged a man on outstanding warrants, with serious domestic violence-related and firearms offences, in the Hunter region yesterday.
About 5.30am on Sunday 7 March, officers attached to Port Stephens-Hunter Police District were called to Truscott Street, Raymond Terrace, after reports a male was attempting to gain access to a home.
Following inquiries, they established the 29-year-old man was wanted on four outstanding arrest warrants for offences relating to domestic violence and firearms, as well as a revocation of parole.
By the time police arrived at the scene, the male had gained access to the home.
A 26-year-old woman, who is the occupant of the property and known to the man, was also inside.
Upon seeing police, he attempted to flee the home through a roof cavity and was stopped by officers.
He was arrested and taken to Raymond Terrace Police Station.
The 29-year-old was charged with:
- Stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm (domestic);
- Contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO (Domestic);
- Aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence-people there;
- Destroy or damage property;
- Take and drive conveyance w/o consent of owner (x 2);
- Drive motor vehicle during disqualification period; and
- Goods in personal custody suspected being stolen (not m/v)
He was refused bail to appear at Raymond Terrace Local Court on Monday 8 March.