Officer charged – Western Region 23 July

A police officer has been charged with alleged domestic violence-related offences.

Following an investigation, a 38-year old senior constable attached to a command in the Western Region was arrested at Lightning Ridge Police Station shortly after 6am today (Friday 23 July 2021).

The man was issued a Court Attendance Notice for stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm (domestic), use carriage service to threaten to kill, drive recklessly/ furiously or speed/ manner dangerous, negligent driving and destroy or damage property.

The charges relate to an alleged domestic-related incident involving a 46-year-old woman at a home in the state’s north west in March 2021.

He is due to appear at Walgett Local Court on Tuesday 14 September 2021.

The officer is currently on leave.

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