About 5:35 pm on Monday 6 November 2017 police were called to the Lightning Ridge Bowling Club for a patron refusing to leave the licenced premises and arguing with patrons. When police tried to speak to the 68-year-old male, he has started abusing them. He has violently resisted police attempts to arrest him and have assaulted police in the process. He was finally able to be handcuffed and conveyed to Lighting Ridge Police Station where he was charged with Fail to quit licenced premises and two counts of resist arrest and bailed to appear before Lightning Ridge Local Court on 29 November 2017.
About 10:20 am on Friday 10 November 2017, police arrested a 24-year-old female and a 30-year-old male for breaking into the house of a 30-year-old female victim, who was known to both, and assaulting her on the night of Thursday 9 November 2017 at a Lightning Ridge address. Both the male and the female accused were charged with aggravated break and enter related offences and have been bail refused to appear before Walgett Local Court on 13 November 2017.
In the afternoon of Sunday 12 November 2017, police had cause to speak to a 40-year-old male at an Lightning Ridge address and enquiries revealed that this male had breached his domestic apprehended violence order on up to four occasions in the last six days as well as committing traffic offences. He was arrested and conveyed to Lightning Ridge Police Station where he was charged with breaching his AVO and traffic related matters and released on conditional bail to appear before Lightning Ridge Local Court on 14 December 2017.
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