Drunk man arrested after allegedly breaking into Tamworth hotel

TAMWORTH police caught a heavily intoxicated man red-handed after he tripped silent alarms while breaking into a West Tamworth hotel.

Shortly after 4am yesterday, police were alerted to alarms at the Gunnedah Rd licensed premises, arriving to find a 35-year-old male inside with alcohol from the premises in his hands.

Police searched the man and found a small amount of cannabis.

He was arrested and charged with break-and enter, stealing and possessing a prohibited drug.

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