Mel­bourne man to face nine charges

Deniliquin Pastoral Times - - OUT & ABOUT -

A 24 year-old Mel­bourne man was ar­rested in De­niliquin on Wed­nes­day and bail re­fused on nine charges re­lat­ing to fal­si­fied doc­u­ments and theft of a car.

At the time of go­ing to print yes­ter­day, the man was still await­ing an ap­pear­ance be­fore De­niliquin Court, po­lice said.

De­niliquin Po­lice In­spec­tor Jy Brown said the man was ar­rested about 3pm Wed­nes­day fol­low­ing a rou­tine ran­dom breath test road­side stop.

‘‘De­niliquin Tar­get Ac­tion Group po­lice stopped a South Aus­tralian reg­is­tered Honda Jazz in Harfleur St in west De­niliquin for a ran­dom breath test.

‘‘Af­ter speak­ing to the driver, po­lice con­ducted a search of the car.’’

Po­lice al­legedly found equip­ment ca­pa­ble of mak­ing false Medi­care cards, driver’s li­cences and iden­ti­fi­ca­tion cards.

Sub­se­quent in­quiries re­vealed the car had al­legedly been stolen from Vic­to­ria in Oc­to­ber.

Insp Brown said the man was charged with nine al­leged of­fences in­clud­ing re­ceiv­ing prop­erty stolen out­side NSW, dis­play­ing unau­tho­rised num­ber plates and driv­ing with a can­celled li­cence.

He was also charged with al­legedly deal­ing in prop­erty sus­pected to be used in the pro­ceeds of crime, pos­sess or in­ter­fere with unique iden­tity, pos­sess­ing iden­tity to com­mit an in­dictable of­fence and mak­ing or pos­sess­ing equip­ment used to make false doc­u­ments.

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