Police charge man over attempt to bribe police at NSW/Victoria border

A man has been charged over allegedly attempting to bribe a police officer at the NSW/Victoria border yesterday.

Just before 2pm (Friday 4 September 2020), a vehicle was stopped by NSW Police at the Barmah Bridge checkpoint.

Officers spoke with the driver, a 66-year-old man, and requested his border permit to enter NSW.

Police will allege in court that the man could not provide a valid permit and instead offered an envelope with $1000 to the officer.

The Victorian man was arrested and taken to Deniliquin Police Station, where he was charged with give/offer bribe to member of NSW Police.

He was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear before Moama Local Court on Wednesday 4 November 2020.

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