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Teen wanted on outstanding warrant, charged - Tamworth

Thursday, 11 November 2021 04:35:54 PM

A teenager wanted on an outstanding warrant has been charged following a vehicle stop in the state’s north-east today.

About 10am (Thursday 11 November 2021), officers attached to Oxley Traffic and Highway Patrol stopped a Mitsubishi on the New England Highway, Moonbi, and spoke to the female driver.

Officers established the passenger, a 17-year-old boy, was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for property offences.

He was arrested and during a search, police allegedly located cannabis in his possession.

The teen was taken to Tamworth Police Station and charged with possess prohibited drug and breach of bail. The outstanding warrant was also executed.

He was refused bail to appear at a children’s court today (Thursday 11 November 2021).