Man allegedly threatened neighbour with pistol over street parking

A man’s been charged after allegedly threatening a neighbour with a pistol in Bilambil Heights yesterday.

Police were called to an address along Tweed Street around 2.00pm on Saturday, after a 39-year-old woman reported receiving threatening texts from her neighbour regarding street parking.

Police will allege that her 46-year-old male neighbour drove past around 4.30pm, and allegedly pointed a pistol at her through the window.


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Officers then approached the man and removed him and another woman from the vehicle, before finding two replica flintlock pistols in the car.

The pair were arrested at the scene and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station.

The man was charged with use carriage service to menace/harass/offend, armed with intent commit indictable offence, possess unauthorised pistol, and stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm.

He fronted court yesterday where he was granted conditional bail to reappear at the same court on Wednesday.

The woman was released without charge.

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