NRL stars Latrell Mitchell, Josh Addo-Carr hit with gun charges

Police have charged NRL stars Latrell Mitchell and Josh Addo-Carr with firearms offences following their weekend camping trip on the New South Wales mid north coast.

It’s the latest punishment to be handed down to the pair after images of their trip were posted on social media.

Among them was a video of Addo-Carr firing a shotgun, understood to belong to Mitchell.


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The pair was fined $1000 each by Police on Monday for breaching social distancing rules, while Newcastle Knights player Tyronne Roberts-Davis was also penalised.

All three, along with Panthers star Nathan Cleary were also given hefty penalties by the NRL today with Mitchell and Addo-Carr copping the harshest fines of $20,000 with another $30,000 suspended.

Mitchell attended Taree Police Station this morning where he surrendered his firearms and had his gun licence suspended.

He was then charged with giving a firearm to a person not authorised by licence/permit.

Addo-Carr has also been issued with a Future Court Attendance Notice for the offence of use unauthorised firearm.

Both are due to appear in Taree Local Court on August 4.

Read more: NRL hands out hefty fines to players breaching virus rules

 

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