Al­co­hol stolen in ag­gra­vated rob­bery

The Coffs Coast Advocate - - NEWS -

BRODIE David Pou faced Coffs Har­bour Lo­cal Court on Mon­day charged with a num­ber of of­fences, in­clud­ing ag­gra­vated rob­bery.

It is al­leged the 30-year-old from Coffs Har­bour robbed another man of ab­sinthe and seven pre-mix bottles of Jack Daniels Bour­bon and Cola af­ter us­ing ‘cor­po­ral vi­o­lence’ on him.

This of­fence oc­curred in the early hours of Novem­ber 10 at Coffs Har­bour.

He has also been charged with deal­ing with the pro­ceeds of crime ($3260 in cash).

Pou is also fac­ing a num­ber of drugs and a weapons charges in re­la­tion to of­fences that oc­curred on Novem­ber 14.

These in­clude pos­sess­ing a pro­hib­ited weapon, sup­ply­ing a pro­hib­ited drug (methy­lam­phetamine) and pos­sess­ing a pro­hib­ited drug (an­abolic steroids).

He was de­nied bail and his case ad­journed to Jan­uary 15.

Weapons and drugs

ALSO in court on Mon­day fac­ing a string of weapons, drug and crime-re­lated charges was Gor­don McMa­hon from Sandy Beach.

It’s al­leged he was in pos­ses­sion of a num­ber of weapons with­out the ap­pro­pri­ate per­mits in­clud­ing a home made elec­tric stun de­vice; a five-mil­li­watt laser pointer; am­mu­ni­tion for a .22 firearm; am­mu­ni­tion for a .40 firearm and a replica pis­tol.

The 35-year-old is also fac­ing a num­ber of drugs charges, in­clud­ing the sup­ply and pos­ses­sion of methy­lam­phetamines and the pos­ses­sion of cannabis.

He has also been charged with deal­ing with the pro­ceeds of crime ($1475 in cash).

The of­fences oc­curred on the morn­ing of Oc­to­ber 9 at Sandy Beach.

McMa­hon was granted con­di­tional bail to reap­pear in court on De­cem­ber 17.

Beach ar­rest

JAMES Michael Brown has had his case ad­journed to Jan­uary 14.

He is fac­ing two charges of us­ing a car­riage ser­vice to pro­cure a child un­der 16 years for sex­ual ac­tiv­ity.

Po­lice al­lege the man had been com­mu­ni­cat­ing on­line with a young girl from Vic­to­ria since 2016 and en­gaged in highly sex­u­alised con­ver­sa­tions.

He has been in cus­tody since his ar­rest on a Coffs Har­bour beach on July 20.

Case ad­journed

THE driver who crashed into three cy­clists at the in­ter­sec­tion of Avi­a­tion Dr and Christ­mas Bells Rd in April and pleaded guilty to three sep­a­rate traf­fic of­fences has had his case ad­journed.

He pleaded guilty to two charges of driv­ing fu­ri­ously in a mo­tor ve­hi­cle caus­ing bod­ily harm and a charge of neg­li­gent driv­ing (no death or griev­ous bod­ily harm).

Stephen Michael Hill pleaded guilty and the mat­ter has been listed for sen­tence on Jan­uary 14.

Photo: Trevor Veale

Drugs and weapons charges were dealt with in court on Mon­day.

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