Crime Stoppers

Alcohol and Firearms Charges – Maningrida

Tuesday 03-Nov-2015 12:05

Northern Territory Police arrested a 41-year-old man in the early hours of this morning on a number of offences.

The man was driving WA-registered vehicle on Maningrida Road at about 4:30am when apprehended by Police.

“On searching the vehicle, police seized 35 cans of beer, a bottle of whiskey and a 223 bolt action rifle,” said Commander Tony Fuller.

“The man was arrested and later provided a breath analysis reading of 0.221.”

He will appear in court in Maningrida today charged with:

  • Drive High Range Blood Alcohol Concentration
  • Bring / Consume / Possess Liquor in a Alcohol Protected Area
  • Possess / Use Firearm While Intoxicated
  • Drive Unregistered / Uninsured

“NT Police will continue to monitor our roads for all types of offences and you could be caught anywhere, anytime.”