Serious Crime detectives have charged a man for a historic aggravated assault in Katherine last year.
On 10 October 2022, 2 men allegedly assaulted 3 people sleeping in a shelter on First Street, Katherine.
Detectives have been investigating since the incident and arrested a 32-year-old man yesterday in Acacia.
A search warrant was conducted on his residence in Girraween where a number of illegal items were seized including an unsecured firearm, sword fish rostrum and a live crocodile.
The man has since been charged with:
- Aggravated assault x 3
- Possess/use firearm unlicensed
- Possess/use firearm without permit
- Fail to meet storage requirements
He was bailed to appear in Darwin Local Court on 13 June 2023.
Investigations into the assaults remain ongoing.