News

Wanted man ‘just wanted a few more weeks’

A CORAKI man who had two warrants out for his arrest and had been on the run since November told police 'I just wanted a couple more weeks' when he was arrested yesterday.

Police patrolling Lismore Shopping Square spotted the 21-year-old man who was wanted for a number of offences dating back to 2005.

When he was arrested the man said to officers 'Yeah I knew youse would get me'.

"I just wanted a couple more weeks," police said the man stated.

He was taken to Lismore Police Station where he was charged with break and enter in relation to an incident at Coraki Public School on October 25, 2005, three counts of attempting to steal a motor vehicle in East Lismore on November 2, 2007, and three counts of intentionally damaging property at East Lismore on November 2, 2007.

The man was also charged for assault occasioning actual bodily harm relating to an incident at Coraki on January 10 and contravening an apprehended violence order on January 10, also at Coraki.

He was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court today.

Topics:  lismore local court, police


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Surfers stunned by missing risk assessment on shark barrier

The Department of Industries has confirmed the shark barrier at Lighthouse Beach won’t be moved to a new position, despite recent protests from surfers that it will run through the take-off zone.

The key stakeholder group say they've been ignored by the DPI

Ballina councillor wants to ban McMansions

Worth the view? A three-storey seaside home.

Cr Johnson wants to restrict house heights in Ballina Shire

Latest deals and offers

$950m for Woolgoolga to Ballina Pac Hwy upgrade

MINISTER for Roads Duncan Gay and Parliamentary Secretary for the North Coast Chris Gulaptis today announced a record $1.5 billion in funding for the Pac Hwy.

Surfers stunned by missing risk assessment on shark barrier

The Department of Industries has confirmed the shark barrier at Lighthouse Beach won’t be moved to a new position, despite recent protests from surfers that it will run through the take-off zone.

The key stakeholder group say they've been ignored by the DPI

Ballina councillor wants to ban McMansions

Worth the view? A three-storey seaside home.

Cr Johnson wants to restrict house heights in Ballina Shire

Asylum camps a ‘beeping’ election issue

VIGIL: Northern Network for Refugees and Ballina Region for Refugees members  outside Matthew Fraser's office on River St.

Plenty of support for local refugee advocates

Green light given for animal shelter

FINALLY: Northern Rivers Animal Services president Robyn Mostyn (centre), secretary Michela Brown (left), volunteer Amy Gasnier and mascot Daisy.

Work is expected to start on the new shelter this week

Chasing Asylum documentary to screen locally

An image from the film Chasing Asylum by Australian director Eva Orner.

The latest film by Academy Award winner Australian Eva Orner

Justice Lucy McCallum

Justice Lucy McCallum

Justice Lucy McCallum says she reduced Oliver Curtis's sentence due to comments...

Perisher has 50cm of snow

Resort to open after 50cm of snow.

Smiggin Holes and Blue Cow to open after 50cm of snaow falls in Perisher valley.

F1 pit stop in 1.92 seconds

Williams team make 1.92 second pit stop.

Williams Formula 1 team change all four tyres in equal fastest time ever.

Commercial Property June 16 edition

SNAPPED UP: A sushi shop in a106sq mground-floor tenancy with a 43sq moutdoor area in Southport Central Towers on the Gold Coast has sold for $954,000.

RealCommercial edition June 16, 2016.

Iconic North Coast hotel could sell for $80 million

ON THE MARKET: The Beach Hotel, Byron Bay.

Million-dollar views, good income, beer - what more could you want?