Crime Stoppers

Cross Border Domestic Violence Apprehension

Monday 27-Apr-2015 14:18

A 38-year-old male and a 29-year-old woman were arrested by Warakurna Police in Western Australia on Saturday 25 April in relation to outstanding warrants in Northern Territory and South Australia.

Detective Superintendent Brent Warren said Warakurna Police acted on information provided by the Cross Border Domestic Violence Intelligence Desk.

“This is a great example of how Police and Intelligence Analysts from South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory are working closely together to ensure that violent offenders are located and arrested from anywhere in the cross border region.

“With the assistance of the Cross Border DV Intelligence Desk, Police will continue to closely monitor the movements of domestic violence offenders across the Northern Territory and beyond our borders.”

The 29-year-old woman was arrested in relation to outstanding warrants in the Northern Territory and South Australia for assault and breach of bail.

The 38-year-old man was arrested in relation to the alleged assault of his partner and another woman as well as breach of Domestic Violence Order in South Australia.

They will appear in Warakurna Court Wednesday 29 April.

“Police will continue to work hard to ensure that Domestic Violence offenders have nowhere to hide.”

“Domestic violence will not be tolerated and we encourage members of the public to take a stand against this unacceptable behaviour and report all acts of domestic violence to the Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or in an emergency call 000.”