Boy caught red-handed
A YOUTH has been caught red handed breaking into a prime mover.
The 14-year-old male was confronted by the owner of the vehicle at Captain Cook Dr, Inverell at about 5.15am on Wednesday, before fleeing the scene.
Police arrested the youth a short distance away and charged him with the unauthorised access of a motor vehicle.
He is due to front Inverell court at a later date.
Youth charged with assault
POLICE have arrested a 16-year-old Inverell male following the assault of a teenager in Borthwick St at about 3pm on Wednesday.
The youth was charged with assault and granted conditional bail to appear before Inverell court on October 17.
28yo punches police officer
A 28-YEAR-OLD Campbelltown woman has been granted strict conditional bail after assaulting an Inverell police officer.
Police responded to a domestic incident between a man and woman at Glen Innes Rd, Inverell about 9pm on Wednesday.
Upon arriving at the scene, the woman attempted to flee the scene, punching the police officer in the face before she was detained and subsequently arrested.
The woman has been ordered to front Inverell Local Court on October 10 where she will face charges of assault police and common assault on her partner.
Investigation into house fire
AN INVESTIGATION into the cause of a house fire at Moree has commenced.
Police were called to the Barwon Ave home around 6.30pm on Tuesday where they found the pemises well alight.
Fire crews extinguished the blaze but were forced back to the scene at 10.30pm after the fire re-ignited.
No residents were present at the time of the fire.
Officers attached to the Barwon Local Area Command remain at the scene conducting guard duties and further inspection of the site is expected.
Detectives are calling on any persons who may have witnessed the activities leading up to the fire to come forward or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.