northern rivers crime

Psychiatrical test needed for armed robber before sentencing

premium_icon Psychiatrical test needed for armed robber before sentencing

A BALLINA man who pleaded guilty to possessing a replica pistol will need to...

Man accused of fatal Nimbin hit-and-run makes plea offer

premium_icon Man accused of fatal Nimbin hit-and-run makes plea offer

THE man is accused of fatally striking a 62-year-old woman in Nimbin last year.

Ballina man charged over alleged crime syndicate involvement

premium_icon Ballina man charged over alleged crime syndicate involvement

HE WAS arrested as part of a massive police operation stopping a drug, firearm...

Man accused of abusing child over five years

premium_icon Man accused of abusing child over five years

IT IS alleged the man had sexual intercourse with a 10-year-old girl at least nine...

WATCH: Ballina arrest during massive sting operation

premium_icon WATCH: Ballina arrest during massive sting operation

Police raids have targeted the supply of drugs and firearms

Drug dealer sold ice to curb own habit, court hears

premium_icon Drug dealer sold ice to curb own habit, court hears

He was arrested in August during a massive police operation, which seized a large...

Casino woman to be sentenced over drug syndicate involvement

premium_icon Casino woman to be sentenced over drug syndicate involvement

THE woman was arrested in August following a seven-month police investigation into...

Experts need more time in fatal hit-and-run case

premium_icon Experts need more time in fatal hit-and-run case

Driver allegedly paintedvan, searched for plane tickets after crash

No you can’t drive after two schooners, one wine, two vodkas

premium_icon No you can’t drive after two schooners, one wine, two vodkas

A MAN told police he had been drinking for eight hours before getting behind the...

Animal cruelty charges expected over pony abuse

premium_icon Animal cruelty charges expected over pony abuse

POLICE are liaising with the local RSPCA on a case of animal cruelty in Lismore...

'ABHORRENT, RACIST': Teen sues police over alleged assault

premium_icon 'ABHORRENT, RACIST': Teen sues police over alleged assault

COURT papers lodged over an alleged police assault last year.

Killer set to be sentenced soon over 2017 stabbing

premium_icon Killer set to be sentenced soon over 2017 stabbing

James Paul Alderton will be sentenced after stabbing a man in a park

Woman sentenced for defrauding medical business of $180K

premium_icon Woman sentenced for defrauding medical business of $180K

Tracey Louise Hughes jailed over work rip off

'I'm embarrassed': Woman defrauded employer of $180,000

premium_icon 'I'm embarrassed': Woman defrauded employer of $180,000

She was forced to sell her Lismore home to repay the money

Man sentenced for slapping woman at Lismore pub

premium_icon Man sentenced for slapping woman at Lismore pub

THE man was drunk during a poker game at a Lismore pub when he ‘grabbed’ at the...

Coraki man faces court over firearm, drug possession

premium_icon Coraki man faces court over firearm, drug possession

THE man who was allegedly caught with a range of firearms and other prohibited...

Man accused of biting cop’s ear set to go to trial

premium_icon Man accused of biting cop’s ear set to go to trial

GRAPHIC: A South Lismore man accused of biting a police officer on the ear remains...

Post-mortem delays in Ballina murder case

premium_icon Post-mortem delays in Ballina murder case

Jesse Vilkelis-Curas died from injuries sustained during a fight

RECORD HAUL: $22M worth of cannabis seized south of Lismore

premium_icon RECORD HAUL: $22M worth of cannabis seized south of Lismore

POLICE raided a remote property and arrested four men.

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