An Inverell man has been charged after allegedly breaking-in to a local pub.
About 6.30am on Tuesday, April 26 police responded to a report of a break and enter at a licensed premises in Byron Street and started a search for a suspect vehicle, a Hyundai Elantra sedan.
At 8.50am the vehicle was stopped by police in Evans Street. After a search of the vehicle an amount of alcohol was recovered, and several other items were seized.
A 37-year-old man was arrested and conveyed to Inverell Police Station where he was charged with; Break, enter and steal; possess prohibited drug and disqualified driver.
He has been remanded in custody to appear at Inverell Local Court on June 16.
Meanwhile, a Moree man was arrested in Inverell after he allegedly led police on a pursuit in a stolen vehicle.
Some time between 10pm on Monday, April 25 and 7am the following day, a man forced entry into a home on Old Narrabri Road, Moree, and stole a white Toyota Hilux.
The occupant was home asleep at the time and was uninjured.
Officers attached to New England Police District attended and started an investigation.
About 12.30am the next day, Wednesday 27th, police were patrolling the streets of Moree, where they attempted to stop the Toyota on Adelaide Street.
The vehicle failed to stop, and a pursuit was initiated but terminated a short time later due to safety concerns.
Later that afternoon, about 2pm, police were involved in a foot pursuit with the male in Otho Street, Inverell and he was arrested a short time later in Vivian Street.
The 21-year-old Moree man was conveyed to Inverell Police Station and charged with: drive conveyance without consent of owner, disqualified driver, driver speed/manner dangerous, police pursuit - not stop, drive dangerously and possess prohibited drug.
He was remanded in custody to appear at Inverell Local Court today.
A subsequent search warrant was also executed at a residence in Rose Street, Inverell and the allegedly stolen 2020 Toyota Hilux was recovered.
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