Two charged over outstanding warrants - Albury
Friday, 17 June 2022 01:44:09 PM
Police have charged a man and woman wanted on outstanding arrest warrants near Albury.
Officers attached to Murray River Police District were patrolling Kaitlers Road, Springdale Heights, just before 8am yesterday (Thursday 16 June 2022), when they sighted a woman - wanted on an outstanding warrant – behind the wheel of a parked Volkswagen Golf.
As police approached the vehicle, the occupants – including the woman and a male passenger – were apprehended after attempting to flee.
Checks confirmed the 32-year-old woman was wanted on an outstanding warrant and the passenger, a 35-year-old man, was also wanted on an outstanding warrant for traffic offences.
Both were arrested and during a search, the woman was allegedly found in possession of more than 25 identification cards and documents, suspected of being stolen, as well as a small amount of white powder, which will undergo forensic analysis.
Both were taken to Albury Police Station, where the Wodonga woman was charged with almost 40 offences, including:
- Possess identity info to commit indictable offence (x 16),
- Goods in personal custody suspected being stolen (not motor vehicle) (x 16),
- Possess prohibited drug
- Drive motor vehicle during disqualification period
- Deal with property proceeds of crime
The outstanding warrant was also executed.
The Wodonga man was charged with one count of goods in personal custody suspected being stolen (not motor vehicle). The outstanding warrant was also executed for drive motor vehicle during disqualification period, negligent driving, and use registrable vehicle - not display authorised number plates.
Both were refused bail to appear in Albury Local Court today (Friday 17 June 2022).