Multiple arrests made in Moree, Boggabilla

Moree police have had a busy start to the month, with multiple arrests made in Moree and Boggabilla last week.

At 11.30am on Monday, September 2, officers attached to New England Police District arrested a 20-year-old man in Arunga Street, Moree. The Moree man was arrested in relation to domestic violence offences and remains bail refused until his next court appearance at Moree Local Court on October 29.

A 36-year-old woman was charged with trespassing and shoplifting offences committed in August 2019. She was arrested in Birrawee Place, Moree at 3pm on Tuesday, September 3 and remains bail refused until her next court appearance at Moree Local Court on Monday, September 9.

At 8.15am on Wednesday, September 4, officers from New England Police District, assisted by Queensland Police Service, attended a residence in Merriwa Street, Boggabilla, where a 33-year-old man attempted to flee.

He was arrested a short distance away and taken to Boggabilla Police Station where he was formally charged with an outstanding warrant and two counts of possessing or using a prohibited weapon without a permit. The local man remains bail refused and will next appear before the courts at Moree on Monday, September 9.

That same day, at about 10.45am on Wednesday, September 4, a female warrant offender was sighted in Frome Street, Moree by off-duty officers attached to New England Police District. The officers recalled themselves to duty and the 32-year-old woman was taken into custody without incident.

She was formally charged with outstanding warrants relating to traffic offences. Conditional bail was granted by the courts with the local woman expected to appear at Moree Local Court on Monday, September 9.

Finally on Wednesday, officers attached to New England Police District extradited a 53-year-old man from Queensland. The Boggabilla man was wanted on an outstanding warrant for serious domestic violence offences. He remains bail refused with his next court appearance at Moree Local Court on November 11.