Man charged with sex offence, boy with multiple thefts

Police have arrested and charged a 20-year-old man in relation to a sexual assault of a woman in Alice Springs earlier this month, according to a media release.


The man was charged with one count of sexual intercourse without consent, in relation to an incident which occurred at a home in the early hours of Saturday July 6.


He has been remanded in custody until his next appearance in August.


Meanwhile a 15-year-old boy will appear before the Youth Justice Court charged with a string of unlawful entries across Alice Springs, according to a media release.


Detectives arrested the youth who was hiding in a cupboard at a home in Northside in relation to:–


• The unlawful entry of a home in Araluen on June 8 where a Toyota Hilux, a Mountain Bike and several items were stolen. The vehicle was later located abandoned south of The Gap.


• The unlawful entry of a home in Sadadeen on June 25, where an Isuzu D-Max utility and other items were stolen. The vehicle is alleged to have been involved in several service station drive-offs and has not been recovered.


• Stealing a vehicle from a Sadadeen residence sometime between June 29 and July 3.


• The unlawful entry of a home in Braitling on July 6, where a road bike and a pair of pliers were stolen.


• The unlawful entry of a home in Northside on July 6, where a Mountain Bike and a spare car key was stolen.


• The unlawful entry of a home in Northside on July 11, where two sets of car keys and subsequently two vehicle were stolen. One vehicle was later located in Eastside.






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  1. Heather Wells
    Posted July 14, 2019 at 6:04 am

    Isn’t sexual intercourse without consent known by another term? (As per ntlawhandbook …)

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  2. James T Smerk
    Posted July 13, 2019 at 10:39 am

    In a small town this should be on the tips of everyone’s tongues. But no, just business as usual, and if anything a slow news day. Sad.

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