A man has been arrested and charged after he threatened a police officer with a loaded spear-gun in the Shoalhaven yesterday.
Around 2.45pm (Tuesday 8 September 2015), police were called to a domestic incident at a home on Gowlland Crescent, Callala Bay.
Upon arriving at the scene, police spoke to a number of family members.
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A short time after police arrived, a man showed up at the location armed with a spear-gun, a knife and a crowbar.
Police immediately demanded the man drop the weapons, however he ignored the order. An officer drew his firearm and again ordered the man to drop the weapons.
The man, a 24-year-old from Callala Bay, eventually complied with the officer’s request and dropped the spear-gun, knife and crow-bar.
He was arrested and taken to Nowra Police Station, where he was charged with:
– Two counts of being armed with intent;
– Custody of a loaded spear-gun in a public place; and,
– Custody of an offensive weapons in a public place.
Bail refused, he is scheduled to appear in Nowra Local Court today (Wednesday 9 September 2015).