Police charge man after firing a shotgun and intimidating neighbours – New England PD

A man will face court after allegedly discharging a firearm and intimidating neighbours on a property on the Northern Tablelands.

Two men were hunting feral pigs on their property when they heard a man yelling and allegedly firing rounds at Mingoola, near Tenterfield, on Thursday 2 January 2020 about 9.30pm.

About 6.30pm on Saturday 4 January 2020, police received reports that a man had allegedly entered the Mingoola property armed with a firearm.

Officers attached to New England Police District attended and arrested a 60-year-old man was taken to Tenterfield Police Station.

As part of the investigation, officers attended a property recovering a firearm and ammunition.

The man was charged with stalk/intimidate intend physical harm, armed with intent, possess unauthorised firearm and not keep firearm safely.

He was bail refused to appear before Armidale Local Court (Monday 3 February 2020).

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