Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District are urging motorists to slow down and take extra care on our roads after two crashes in the state’s north yesterday.
Two men have been arrested after two police officers were allegedly assaulted in Byron Bay early on Friday morning.
Update: The investigation of police treatment of a 16-year-old male who was found naked and disorientated in a Byron Bay lane will now be undertaken by the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission, rather than a senior police officer, as a result of community concerns.
While it’s been a holiday for some, a Tweed-Byron police dog has had a busy and successful time fighting crime.
During a police pursuit of a silver Mitsubishi Lancer at Bogangar on Friday, one of the front tyres peeled off the pursued vehicle, causing it to crash. Police say they were later forced to kick the driver of the vehicle, who was violently resisting arrest.
When police arrested a man who was wanted on warrants in Tweed Heads on Saturday, they said he kept 'reaching down the front of his pants', prompting them to search him, discovering he was concealing a large knife.
Police officers were assaulted in a two separate incidents at Brunswick Heads and Tweed Heads over the weekend.
A man and woman have been arrested and charged with multiple drug-related offences after a raid on a property in Murwillumbah yesterday.
Police were forced to break up a fight between three men at Jack Evans Boat Harbour on Saturday night (May 20) after they received calls from distressed members of the public who witnessed it.
Police had to remove two people from venues in Byron Bay on Saturday night (May 13) for refusing to leave when intoxicated. And a man was picked up in a car at Crystal Creek with more than double the blood-alcohol limit.
A co-ordinated sniffer dog operation in Jonson Street, Byron Bay, on Thursday (April 27) has resulted in five arrests and 11 cannabis cautions.
Police have increased patrols in and around flood-affected areas of the Tweed after hearing that residents and volunteers were nervous to call on them for assistance, fearing they may already be overloaded.
Police continue to make inquiries after they searched a number of properties in the Tweed Heads area on Thursday, resulting in a haul of cannabis, cocaine, steroids, prohibited weapons and cash.
Are you over the limit? Education is the key to a good guess say the Steer group after testing over 800 people in the Byron Shire throughout December.
Abrakebabra Kebab Shop employee Korham Ozakman has been treated for second degree burns after a flash fire caused by the store’s deep fryer this morning.
A police officer has been charged with a high-range drink driving after allegedly crashing his car into a tree near Tweed Heads while more than four times over the legal limit.
With the assistance of local community, Scott Anderson was located by plainclothes officers yesterday 30 January 2017. He had two outstanding arrest warrants related to domestic violence and intimidation.
Following a combined effort by residents at Suffolk Park to resist illegal beach doofs there, it seems organisers are turning their attention to Pottsville.
Two Kingscliff men, aged 19 and 33, have been charged over an incident in the town early on Saturday morning.
A man who stripped naked and drove around the grounds of a Byron Bay resort in a golf buggy on Friday evening may count himself unlucky but guests at the resort are probably relieved he was arrested.
Police investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a room at a Murwillumbah hotel on Friday say they are still not sure how he died.
Tweed/Byron police charged 19 drink-drivers over the weekend with another 86 drivers testing positive to drugs. The three day operation saw the region retain its unwanted crown as the state’s most dangerous place to drive. One truck driver, who was... Read More →
Police have arrested a drunk driver after spotting him doing burnouts at a road works site at Chinderah in the early hours of yesterday morning.
A man will appear in Local Court today after being arrested at a Ducat Street, Tweed Heads, property on Friday night rummaging through property in the resident's carport.
Tweed-Byron police have posted pictures of large graffiti tags which were brazenly sprayed over four