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TWO BODIES FOUND IN MACLEAY RIVER CAR SEARCH

UPDATE 4:50PM: Police have just confirmed two bodies have been removed from a vehicle submerged in the Macleay River – the bodies of an adult male and an adult female. We’ll have the latest details tonight at 6pm. EARLIER: Police are focusing on a four-metre section of the Macleay River, where they believe the car is submerged. Crews are awaiting police divers to arrive from Sydney, with officers describing the conditions as murky. It’s still unknown whether any persons were in the vehicle. A rescue operation is underway on the NSW Mid North Coast, after a car plunged into the Macleay River this morning. Police have been told the vehicle was travelling on Croads Esplanade, Smithtown, when it left the road and ended up in the water shortly after 11am. It’s unknown how many people were in the vehicle. A rescue …

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MAN WANTED BY POLICE CHARGED AND REFUSED BAIL

A man wanted by police on domestic violence charges, has also been charged with cruelty to a police dog. Police say the 28-year-old ran away when they attempted to speak with him at his Collambatti home. It’s alleged the man assaulted a police dog with a stick while being tracked in bushland. The man was later arrested at a home in Wauchope. Today he was refused bail to appear in Kempsey Local Court on Febuary 4.

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KEMPSEY MAN CHARGED WITH DRUG SUPPLY

A man has been charged with drug supply after heroin and ice were allegedly found in his vehicle at Port Macquarie. The 62-year-old driver was stopped by police on the Pacific Highway, at 3:30am on Saturday when he allegedly got out of the car and attempted to dispose of the drugs. He was granted conditional bail to face Kempsey local court on January 21.

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MAN CHARGED AFTER ALLEGEDLY ATTACKING POLICE DOG

A man wanted on outstanding warrants has been arrested on the Mid North Coast, after earlier evading officers and allegedly attacking a police dog. Officers attended a home at Collambatti, north of Kempsey, and attempted to speak with a man wanted on domestic violence charges. The 28-year-old ran from the scene, before he was tracked down in nearby bushland where it’s alleged he assaulted a police dog. The dog wasn’t injured, while the man managed to evade police. A search of the home uncovered a number of cannabis plants, along with a firearm. Following inquiries, the 28-year-old was arrested at an address on Gowrie Road at Wauchope. He was charged with the outstanding warrants, along with several other offences.

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MAN KILLED IN SINGLE VEHICLE CRASH NEAR KEMPSEY

A man has been killed in a late night car crash near Kempsey. Police say the Toyota Prado was travelling south on the Pacific Highway at Frederickton when it left the road and rolled several times just after 11:30 last night. The 34-year-old male driver died at the scene. A 52-year-old female front-seat passenger was trapped in the car for a short time. She was later taken to hospital with minor injuries.  

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MAN KILLED IN CAR ACCIDENT ON MID NORTH COAST

A man has been killed in a car crash on the Mid North Coast overnight. The 34-year-old was driving a Toyota Prado when it left the southbound lane on the Pacific Highway at Frederickton near Kempsey, rolling several times. He died at the scene. A passenger, a 52-year-old woman, was trapped in the vehicle for a short period of time, before being freed by emergency crews. She was taken to Port Macquarie Hospital with minor injuries. Mid North Coast Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

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KEMPSEY MAN CHARGED WITH FRAUD AND PROPERTY OFFENCES OVER BREAK-INS

A Kempsey man has been charged with multiple fraud and property offences. Police arrested the 23-year-old man on Elbow Street, West Kempsey on Friday afternoon for breaching bail. The man has been charged with 13 offences including aggravated break, enter and steal and 10 counts of fraud. He’s also been charged with drive while unlicensed as well as breach of bail.

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