Man arrested and charged on outstanding warrants at Raymond Terrace

Police have arrested and charged a man on outstanding warrants with serious domestic violence-related offences and firearms offences in the Hunter Region today.

About 5.30am today (Sunday 7 March 2021), officers attached to Port Stephens-Hunter Police District were called to Truscott Street, Raymond Terrace, after reports a man was attempting to gain access to a home.

Following inquiries, the officers established the 29-year-old man was wanted on four outstanding arrest warrants for offences relating to domestic violence and firearms offences, and a revocation of parole.

By the time police arrived at the scene, the man had gained access to the home. A 26-year-old woman, who is the occupant of the property and known to the man, was also inside.

Upon seeing police, the man attempted to flee the home through a roof cavity and was stopped by officers. He was arrested and taken to Raymond Terrace Police Station.

The 29-year-old was charged with;

• Stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm (domestic)

• Contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO (Domestic)

• Agg B&E & commit serious indictable offence-people there

• Destroy or damage property

• Take & drive conveyance w/o consent of owner (x 2)

• Drive motor vehicle during disqualification period

• Goods in personal custody suspected being stolen (not m/v)

He was refused bail to appear at Raymond Terrace Local Court tomorrow (Monday 8 March 2021).

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