Man arrested, guns seized after woman threatened in domestic disturbance

A MAN has been charged with breaching a domestic violence order and threatening his former partner in an altercation at a house in the NSW Riverina.

The altercation allegedly erupted at a house in Gundagai around 9.30pm on Sunday. Police said the 46-year-old man attended the Tom Street home and threatened a 39-year-old woman.

Officers arrived around three hours later and allegedly found two firearms in a caravan at the address.


Following investigations, the 46-year-old man was arrested by police in a vehicle intercept on Grahamstown Road at Tumblong around 8.30am on Tuesday.

He was taken to Tumut Police Station and charged with a long list of serious offences, including:

  • Stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm (domestic);
  • contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO (Domestic);
  • resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty;
  • possess unauthorised prohibited firearm;
  • possess unregistered firearm-prohibited firearm;
  • possess unauthorised firearm;
  • two counts of not keep firearm safely;
  • possess prohibited drug; and
  • deal with property proceeds of crime.

The 46-year-old was remanded in custody overnight and was due to front Wagga Wagga Local Court today.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast