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'Firearm produced' during alleged road rage incident in Bathurst

August 1, 2022


The location of the alleged incident. Google Street View.

By staff writer


Three men will appear in court today charged over an alleged road rage incident in the Central West.


Officers attached to Chifley Police District were called after reports of an altercation at the intersection of Bant Street and Lloyds Road, Bathurst, just after 2.50pm on Saturday (July 30, 2022).



"Police were told a Holden Statesman stopped at the intersection, before a Holden Commodore pulled up beside them and allegedly produced a firearm," said police.

"The occupants of the statesman – a man, woman and two children – were not injured during the incident."


Following inquiries, officers sighted the Commodore stop on Havannah Street about 3.30pm, where three occupants allegedly exited and ran from the location.


A short time later, three men were arrested and taken to Bathurst Police Station.



"Police seized the vehicle and located a firearm, methylamphetamine and cash," said police.

A 37-year-old man was charged with drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous, enter enclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful excuse, possess prohibited drug and acquire firearm – subject to prohibition order.


A 27-year-old man was charged with possess unauthorised pistol, possess unregistered unauthorised prohibited firearm in public place, armed with intent commit indictable offence, enter enclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful excuse and destroy or damage property.



The 26-year-old man was charged with enter enclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful and destroy or damage property.

All three were refused bail to appear at Bathurst Local Court today (Monday August 1, 2022).

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