Officer charged - Southern Region

Friday, 27 October 2023 01:46:19 AM

A police officer has been charged over alleged deception and providing a false statement to police.

In August 2024, officers from Murray River Police District commenced an investigation after receiving a report about a utility allegedly being stolen from Narranderra.

The car was located by police on Wednesday 9 August 2023.

Following extensive inquiries, a 45-year-old sergeant – attached to a command in the Southern Region, was yesterday (Thursday 27 October 2023) issued a court attendance notice for two counts of dishonestly obtain financial advantage etc by deception and false representation resulting in police investigation.

He is due to appear at Albury Local Court next year (Monday 5 February 2024).

The officer’s employment status is under review.