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Capsicum spray used after swearing at police

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June 16, 2017

Police say they were forced to use capsicum spray on a 19 year-old Griffith man about 12.20am Wednesday morning.

Police had stopped to speak to the man in End St, Deniliquin after reportedly hearing loud profanities as they were driving past him.

He is alleged to have been swearing at police and had allegedly started to approach them in an aggressive manner.

Earlier that night, about 11pm, the man was spoken to in Wick St after reports of a man knocking on doors looking for a girl he had supposedly met on a dating app.

Police alleged the man was intoxicated and became abusive when they tried to speak with him.

The man was fined for offensive language on both occasions.

PARK ASSAULT

A 37 year-old Deniliquin woman has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm after allegedly assaulting a 19 year-old woman on Wednesday.

Police will allege the older woman dragged the younger woman by her hair from the top of a ramp at the Deniliquin Skate Park.

The younger woman hit her head on the concrete, resulting in a deep graze and significant bleeding.

NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to the park, and the 19 year-old was taken to Deniliquin Hospital for further treatment.

Later that day, the older woman is reported to have handed herself in to police.

‘BONG’ CAUTION

A 20 year-old Deniliquin woman has received a cannabis caution after a ‘bong’ was found in the bedroom of her west Deniliquin home.

Police said they found the drug implementation instrument during a search of the home on Tuesday afternoon.

POSITIVE TESTS

Two saliva samples have been sent away for testing, following random drug testing in the local area this week.

A 32 year-old Strathmerton man allegedly tested positive for cannabis and methamphetamines in roadside and secondary tests.

He was stopped on the Cobb Highway at Mathoura about 10.45am Sunday.

A 23 year-old Deniliquin man is alleged to have tested positive to methamphetamines when stopped on the Cobb Highway at Moama about 2.30pm Saturday.

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