northern rivers crime

Seriously ill 76-year-old allegedly spent $200,000 on weed

Premium Content Seriously ill 76-year-old allegedly spent $200,000 on weed

A court has heard he travelled to Northern NSW to pick up 36kg of cannabis.

Man used treats, video games to bribe stepsons for sex

Premium Content Man used treats, video games to bribe stepsons for sex

The Far North Coast man was found guilty of sexually assaulting the three brothers...

Man, 76, arrested after police find 36kg of cannabis in car

Premium Content Man, 76, arrested after police find 36kg of cannabis in car

Police had stopped the man for an early-morning random breath test

Cocaine, LSD and $21,000 cash found in routine traffic stop

Premium Content Cocaine, LSD and $21,000 cash found in routine traffic stop

A traffic stop near Byron Bay led to serious drug supply charges

‘Sovereign citizen’ fails to front court on driving charges

Premium Content ‘Sovereign citizen’ fails to front court on driving charges

Police said the accused did ‘not recognise any laws of NSW or Australia.

Dad threatened to crash car into truck, with his kids inside

Premium Content Dad threatened to crash car into truck, with his kids inside

Northern Rivers dad's lawyer conceded offences were "highly serious"

Robbery victim had foot imprint on his face, court told

Premium Content Robbery victim had foot imprint on his face, court told

A Northern NSW man charged over an alleged robbery and other offences has been...

Dad-of-nine back in court over G'bah baseball bat murder

Premium Content Dad-of-nine back in court over G'bah baseball bat murder

Lismore Local Court had previously heard the man plans to defend this case until...

'Never lost hope': Stolen puppies found after five weeks

Premium Content 'Never lost hope': Stolen puppies found after five weeks

"It was the best phone call when I heard from the detectives"

Nimbin man accused of kill threat against VIC premier

Premium Content Nimbin man accused of kill threat against VIC premier

The man's identity has been revealed in court.

Serial COVID breacher found in Byron Bay resort pool

Premium Content Serial COVID breacher found in Byron Bay resort pool

Sydney woman was in the pool the third time officers came to check

Party group told to stop trashing beaches or ‘rack off’

Premium Content Party group told to stop trashing beaches or ‘rack off’

Byron’s deputy mayor has criticised the group who trashed our beach

Man's fake bail address turns out to be banana plantation

Premium Content Man's fake bail address turns out to be banana plantation

Charged over a break-and-enter, he could not be found before court

Why man choked mum’s boyfriend until he struggled to breathe

Premium Content Why man choked mum’s boyfriend until he struggled to breathe

The 30-year-old Northern Rivers man has since admitted he was “completely in the...

Black market ‘medical’ cannabis has ‘unintended effects’

Premium Content Black market ‘medical’ cannabis has ‘unintended effects’

Saying it was “medicinal” didn’t cut it, magistrate tells court

‘Serious escalation’ as father, son assaulted with iron bar

Premium Content ‘Serious escalation’ as father, son assaulted with iron bar

TWO men working at a Northern Rivers caravan park were injured during the dispute.

Man hands himself to police, who weren’t looking for him

Premium Content Man hands himself to police, who weren’t looking for him

“We weren’t aware of this matter until he told us about it.”

Why man who shot neighbour's beloved puppy walked free

Premium Content Why man who shot neighbour's beloved puppy walked free

Lawyer said jail time was warranted but argued for an alternative

Cop charged with aggravated sexual intercourse with teen

Premium Content Cop charged with aggravated sexual intercourse with teen

29-year-old senior constable refused bail to face Lismore court

Man's stabbing murder of wife fuelled by 'anger, jealousy'

Premium Content Man's stabbing murder of wife fuelled by 'anger, jealousy'

He was found guilty of murdering his ex-partner.

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