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).