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Further arrests and charges - Strike Force Guard

Friday, 24 June 2022 01:04:09 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Vision of today’s arrests will be circulated later today.

Further charges have been laid by members of Strike Force Guard as part of ongoing investigations into illegal protest activity.

Earlier this morning (Friday 24 June 2022), police attended public parklands in Ebenezer near Windsor where they arrested two people in relation to an operation that took place at Colo on Sunday 19 June 2022.

A 29-year-old man was arrested and charged with breach of bail. He is expected to be bail refused to appear at Penrith Local Court later today.

A 59-year-old woman was arrested and charged with wilfully obstruct police officer in execution of duty, and intimidate police officer. It is expected she will be granted conditional bail.

Today’s arrests follow the arrest of a 26-year-old woman on Monday 20 June at Springwood Train Station. She was charged with resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty, and breach of bail.

The NSW Police Force established Strike Force Guard in March this year to prevent, investigate and disrupt unauthorised protests across the state.

Since Sunday 19 June 2022, 10 people have been arrested and charged under Strike Force Guard. They remain before the courts.