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Raft of charges laid after man caught riding all-terrain vehicle in Moree

A DISQUALIFIED driver nabbed riding an all-terrain vehicle and armed with intent to commit an indictable offence was arrested in Moree early Sunday morning.

At about 1.40am on Sunday police from Barwon Local Area Command were patrolling the Newell Highway when they observed a man riding an all-terrain vehicle.

The man was arrested in the vicinity of Amaroo Drive and taken to Moree Police Station, where he was later charged with several offences including being armed with intent to commit an indictable offence, having goods in custody, being a disqualified driver and having an unregistered vehicle.

He was refused police bail and appeared at Moree Bail Court on Sunday.

He remains in custody and will reappear at Moree Local Court on Monday, August 14.moreepolicestation003

Meanwhile, a teenager has died after a single-vehicle crash in Glen Innes Saturday evening.

Just after 10.45pm Saturday emergency services were called to Shannon Vale Road, Glen Innes, following reports of a crash.

Officers from New England Local Area Command attended and found a Holden Commodore utility had crashed.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended and treated a 19-year-old woman, who had been a passenger, before taking her to Glen Innes Hospital, where she later died.

The 18-year-old man who had been driving the vehicle was also taken to Glen Innes Hospital before being transferred to Tamworth Hospital for further treatment.

Northern Tablelands Crash Investigation Unit is investigating the circumstance surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information on this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our social media pages.

Media Release: August 13, 2017