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Charges laid over alleged online threats – Belmont

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Detectives have charged a man in the state’s Lake Macquarie region following investigations into alleged threats made online. On Sunday (7 June 2020), detectives from the Fixated Persons Investigated Unit commenced an investigation, following reports a 49-year-old man had received threatening messages online. Following inquiries, investigators executed a search warrant at a home at Belmont … Continue reading “Charges laid over alleged online threats – Belmont”

Detectives have charged a man in the state’s Lake Macquarie region following investigations into alleged threats made online.

On Sunday (7 June 2020), detectives from the Fixated Persons Investigated Unit commenced an investigation, following reports a 49-year-old man had received threatening messages online.

Following inquiries, investigators executed a search warrant at a home at Belmont about 3.30pm yesterday (Monday 8 June 2020).

During the search, detectives located cannabis, medication without a prescription, two gel blasters and ammunition.

These items were seized to undergo forensic examination.

A 25-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Belmont Police Station.

He was charged with use carriage service to threaten to kill, possess prohibited drug, possess prescribed restricted substance, possess unauthorised firearm, and possess unauthorised prohibited firearm.

The man was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Belmont Local Court on Monday 20 July 2020.

 

Source: 16 News http://www.16news.com.au/index.php/2020/06/09/charges-laid-over-alleged-online-threats-belmont/

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