Illegal items seized in a Girraween home following investigations into an alleged assault

May 31, 2023 12:06 pm in by
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A man is facing a string of charges after a 5-month long investigation into an alleged aggravated assault in Katherine.

It’s alleged 2 men assaulted 3 people who were sleeping in a shelter at First Street on October 10th last year.

A 32-year-old man has now been arrested in Acacia, and a search warrant has been conducted on his home in Girraween.

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Police seized a number of illegal items including an unsecured firearm, a swordfish rostrum, and a live crocodile.

The man has been charged with 3 counts of aggravated assault, one count of possessing/using a firearm unlicensed, one count of possessing/using a firearm without a permit, and failure to meet storage requirements.

He’s due to face Darwin Local Court on June 13, and investigations into the alleged aggravated assaults are still continuing.