Woman intimidated: Police Beat

A 52-YEAR-OLD man will face court in Deniliquin next month for intimidation and firearm offences near Murray Downs.

Police said a 29-year-old woman attended Hay Police Station on November 8, alleging a man working on a property in Dilpurra, about 20km north-east of Murray Downs, had allegedly sent threatening text messages to her.

Deniliquin Local Court.

Deniliquin Local Court.

"Officers from Murray River Police District attended a property on Balranald Road at Dilpurra where they seized a firearm before arresting a 52-year-old man, taking him to Barham Police Station," police said.

He has been charged with possess unregistered firearm, not keep firearm safely, and stalk/intimidate intend physical harm.

The man was granted conditional bail to appear at Deniliquin Local Court on December 4. 

SPEEDING

A DRIVER has been caught travelling more than 20 kilometres an hour over the limit in a school zone.

Police said the driver was detected travelling at 63 km/h in a 40km/h school zone on 8.25am on October 30. 

The driver has been issued with a penalty notice.

POSSESSION

A YOUTH will face court after he was allegedly found in possession of cannabis. 

Police stopped the male youth on Rutherford Street at about 5pm on November 3. 

Officers spoke to the youth, who was found to be in possession of cannabis. 

He was charged and bailed to attend court at a later date. 

PLANTS TAKEN

THIEVES have stolen numerous plants from the porch of a Swan Hill unit. 

Police said offenders removed a table and plants from the porch of a Rutherford Street property. 

The theft is believed to have occurred at about 8pm on October 30. 

LICENCE STRIPPED 

A ROBINVALE man caught driving 149 km/h on the Calder Highway has been stripped of his right to drive for six months.

Angelo Romeo was clocked travelling 39 km/h above the 110 km/h limit at Nowingi on May 11, Mildura Magistrates' Court recently heard.

When he was pulled over by police, he produced a NSW probationary licence, however checks revealed the Victorian licence Romeo previously held had been suspended for six months in January.

Romeo surrendered his vehicle five days after the incident and pleaded guilty in court.

Romeo's lawyer Theo Magazis told the court his client had not realised the suspension of his licence in Victoria prevented him from driving in that state with his NSW licence.

"The entire experience of coming to court has been a very frightening experience for him," Mr Magazis said.

Romeo was fined $1000 and ordered to pay statutory costs, in addition to being suspended from driving for six months.

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