13 January, 2023
Men charged after assaults
POLICE have charged a local man after an incident in Arriga on 30 December which resulted in numerous charges.
It will be alleged the man was at a property on Randazzo Road at about 9.20pm when he drove his vehicle towards a house, causing a person standing nearby to jump out of the way.
He allegedly then exited his vehicle, yelling and swearing at a group of people before grabbing a knife and chasing and threatening to stab a male person.
It will be further alleged that he pushed another man over, and stabbed the leg of another male.
He also allegedly returned a breath alcohol reading of 0.153 per cent BAC.
The 34-year-old Arriga man will reappear in the Mareeba Magistrates Court on 16 January, charged with one count each of common assault, dangerous operation of motor vehicle, wounding, drink driving, unlawful possession of weapon, authority required to possess explosives, possess dangerous drugs, possess anything used in the commission of crime, and possess drug utensils.