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A man disqualified from driving until 2054 has been charged with multiple offences, including police pursuits, after being arrested in Tweed Heads on Sunday (November 18).

Police from the Tweed/Byron Police District Target Action Group, along with the Dog Squad, raided a home on Railway Street at South Murwillumbah about 3.30am.

They were searching for a man who was wanted over an alleged pursuit in Tweed Heads in September and who also had charges of contravening an AVO against him.

A 27-year-old man was found inside the home hiding in a closet.

The local was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station where he was charged with two outstanding arrest warrants, two counts of police pursuit, two counts of drive whilst disqualified and common assault.

He was refused bail to appear at Tweed Heads Bail Court on Sunday (November 18).

 


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