18.3 C
Byron Shire
August 5, 2021

Suspicious driving leads to two arrests in Tweed

Latest News

Tweed Council ask State Government to pay for Wardrop Village business case

Tweed Shire Council will write to the State Government to ask them to pay for the Wardrop Community Village business case that is aimed at supplying affordable, local eco-housing.

Other News

Tweed Council ask State Government to pay for Wardrop Village business case

Tweed Shire Council will write to the State Government to ask them to pay for the Wardrop Community Village business case that is aimed at supplying affordable, local eco-housing.

The right decision

Magenta Appel-Pye, Mullumbimby I would like to say ‘congratulations!’ to musician Lisa Hunt, but really, for what? It was a relief...

Border bubble zone bursts thanks to COVID-19 cases in QLD

Anyone in NSW who has been in one or more of eleven particular Queensland local government areas since 21 July is required to stay at home for fourteen days from the date they were last in those areas, 'or until the notice is revoked', authorities said Monday.

Westerly winds challenge Tweed Valley sailors

Matt Andrews The experience of John Haywood and the other crew members of Capers triumphed in the winter westerlies and...

Railway and rail trail working together

Chris Abraham, Mullumbimby Creek The rail service between Casino and Murwillumbah was suspended by the NSW Government without any public...

Knife-wielding criminal on the loose in Byron Bay

A terrifying media release is still on the loose in Byron Bay after escaping from the computers of Council candidates Rhett Holt and Cr Alan Hunter.  'It is a frightful to wake up at three in the morning to a man blood dripping with a backpack full of knives using your shower,' the [sic] release said...

Two male drivers were arrested in Tweed on Sunday (December 16), one for being four times over the alcohol limit and the other for driving on an expired licence.

About 12.02am, police were attending another incident in Seaview Street, Kingscliff, when they saw a vehicle mounting the gutter and driving erratically.

Police then followed the vehicle and stopped it a short distance away.

After the driver returned a positive roadside breath test, he arrested and taken to Kingscliff Police Station where he returned a reading of 0.256.

He admitted to drinking 12 full strength VB beers before attempting to drive the vehicle.   The male was charged with high range PCA, his licence was suspended. The male will appear at Tweed Heads Local Court 04/02/19.

About 11.14am, police stopped a vehicle on Kennedy Drive, Tweed Heads, after the registration plates did not match the vehicle.

They spoke to the male driver who handed them an expired QLD drivers licence.

Police conducted checks that revealed that the vehicle had an expired registration and driver was disqualified from driving.

Police had suspicions about the driver and conducted a search of vehicle, which they say contained property from Palm Beach in QLD, which had previously been reported stolen. The driver was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station, where he was charged He will appear at Tweed Heads Local Court on February 2, 2019.

 


Support The Echo

Keeping the community together and the community voice loud and clear is what The Echo is about. More than ever we need your help to keep this voice alive and thriving in the community.

Like all businesses we are struggling to keep food on the table of all our local and hard working journalists, artists, sales, delivery and drudges who keep the news coming out to you both in the newspaper and online. If you can spare a few dollars a week – or maybe more – we would appreciate all the support you are able to give to keep the voice of independent, local journalism alive.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

What are the supplements you take really doing to your health?

Sales of complementary medicines have been driven up by COVID fears, but Immune-boosting claims for them are doing more harm than good.

Is population growth the real reason for the Dunoon Dam push?

It’s very clear that the State government’s push for population growth is the main driving force behind the proposed revisit of the Dunoon Dam

Woman rescued after falling into Emigrant Creek – Ballina

Last night (Wednesday, 4 August) at around 9pm a woman required rescuing after falling into Emigrant Creek.

Mullum rabbit holes

John Millard, Mullumbimby (on the road) How ironic. While the conspiracy-science-deniers of Mullumbimby are refusing to respect the well-founded health protection requirements against COVID, far away...