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Police were called to a Byron Bay pub on Friday (October 5) after a man allegedly threatened patrons with a knife.

They found a 28-year-old Byron Bay man nearby in Jonson Street, vomiting on a wall.

Police searched the man, allegedly finding a pocket knife and cannabis on him.

He was charged with custody of a knife and possess prohibited drug.

The man was bailed to appear before Byron Bay Local Court on October 25.

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On Thursday, October 4, police raided a house in Ocean Shores, seizing a quantity of cigarettes they valued at $3,912.

The smokes were allegedly stolen from a bottle shop in the town during a break and enter on August 11.

Police also allegedly found cannabis during the search.

A 21-year-old Ocean Shores man was arrested and taken to Byron Bay Police Station, where he was charged with break enter and steal and possessing a prohibited drug.

He was refused bail to appear before Mullumbimby Local Court October 22.


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