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Man arrested at Raymond Terrace on outstanding warrants

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.

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