26 September 2019

Three men charged following altercation with police at Batemans Bay

| Ian Campbell
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Batemans Bay Police. Photo: South Coast Police District Facebook.

Batemans Bay Police. Photo: South Coast Police District Facebook.

Three men have been charged following a violent incident with police at a licensed premises in Batemans Bay.

“About 3.30 pm yesterday (September 25), officers attached to the South Coast Police District Proactive Crime Team attended a licenced premises on Orient Street, Batemans Bay to arrest a 25-year-old man wanted by virtue of an outstanding warrant,” police report.

“Officers located the man and placed him under arrest. Police allege the man resisted police and became violent. A screwdriver was located secreted in the man’s clothing and removed by police.

“During the altercation, two other men approached police and were subsequently arrested.

“No injuries were sustained as a result of the altercation.

“All three men were arrested and taken to Batemans Bay Police Station.”

A 29-year-old man was charged with intimidating a police officer, offensive language, possessing housebreaking implements and possession of goods suspected of being stolen. A 24-year-old man was charged with intimidating a police officer and offensive language. A 25-year-old man was charged with assault with intent to resist/prevent apprehension, possessing housebreaking implements, steal motor vehicle and drive motor vehicle during disqualification period.

All three were refused bail and are due to face Batemans Bay Local Court today (September 26).

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