Man Extradited From Queensland Over Serious Domestic Violence Matters

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Man Extradited From Queensland Over Serious Domestic Violence Matters

A man has been extradited from Queensland, to face court in relation to matters of serious domestic violence in Grafton.

Coffs Clarence Detectives commenced an investigation last Friday, 22 September 2017, into serious allegations of domestic violence, including an alleged 'branding' of a 43 year old women by a 24 year old man in Grafton.

The man was wanted for numerous offences, but was unable to be located.

Around 2:15am on Monday morning, the man's vehicle was identified by Traffic and Highway Patrol police using the number-plate recognition system in Tweed Heads. With the assistance of Queensland Police the vehicle was stopped just inside Queensland.

The man was arrested and taken to Southport Watch-house awaiting his extradition.

Detectives traveled to Queensland, where an application for his extradition was made to the Southport Magistrates Court, and approved on Tuesday, 26 September 2017.

The man was then extradited to New South Wales and taken to Tweed Head Police Station where he has been charged with a number of offences.

The charges include, Cause grievous bodily harm with intent, Malicious damage, and two counts of stalking/Intimidation.

He was bail refused to Tweed Heads Local Court today, 27 September 2017.