Firearms seized after DV assault in Jindabyne

A man has been charged with firearm and domestic violence offences following a police operation near Jindabyne overnight., NSW Police say

About 11.45pm (Tuesday 5 June 2018), police from Monaro Police District were called to a property at Dalgety (via Jindabyne), over an alleged domestic violence incident in which a woman was assaulted.

On arrival, officers spoke to the woman at a nearby location and then went to speak with a man about the matter.

Police will allege the man pointed a rifle at them through a window.

The officers withdrew and established a perimeter around the property and commenced negotiations with the man.

About 6am, the 32-year-old man presented himself to police and was arrested.

Police searched the premises and seized ammunition, two unsecured firearms and five secured firearms.

The man was taken to Cooma Police Station and charged with four offences:

– Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (DV);

– Possess loaded firearm endanger life non-public place; and

– Possess unauthorised firearm (x2)

The man was refused bail when he appeared in Cooma Local Court today (Wednesday 6 June 2018); he is due to re-appear in the same court on Wednesday 20 June 2018.

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