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Three served outstanding warrants in Lismore police swoop

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Police have arrested two men and a teenager on outstanding warrants as part of a two-day operation targeting unserved apprehended violence orders, court attendance notices and outstanding warrants in Richmond Police District.

The operation ran from Sunday to Monday (June 24-25) and police arrested two men, aged 44 and 31 and a 16-year-old girl, serving a total of eight outstanding warrants.

Officers also made three drug detections, identified one breach of bail, served three court attendance notices and five AVOs.

The 16-year-old girl was refused bail to appear at a Children’s Court today (Tuesday June 26).

The 44-year-old man was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court today.

The 31-year-old was given conditional bail to appear at Ballina Local Court on Thursday (28 June 2018).


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