Police arrest man in Riverland after breaching direction, South Australia

Police have arrested a man after he allegedly failed to quarantine.

On 25 July, the man entered South Australia via the Bordertown checkpoint from Victoria and nominated an address to undertake his quarantine.

On 3 August, a compliance check was conducted at his nominated address however, the man was not located there. Further investigation led police to Renmark where they located the man the following day and arrested him.

The 28-year-old from the southern suburbs, was charged with failing to comply with a direction. He was refused bail and appeared in the Berri Magistrates Court on 5 August where he was remanded in custody to reappear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on 10 August.

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