Police nab two for car theft and drugs at Tweed Heads


TWEED POLICE have charged two people on Tuesday, August 15, after they allegedly stole a vehicle and were found with drugs at Tweed Heads West.

Police said a silver Honda CR-V was stolen from a home at Tweed Heads West after an alleged break in on Monday, August 7.

Then at about 11.15pm on Tuesday, August 15, patrolling police from Tweed Byron Local Area Command located the vehicle parked in Prowse Street, Tweed Heads South.

The officers arrested a 29-year-old woman who was found asleep in the front passenger seat and a short time later located a man in a nearby backyard.

The 23-year-old man and woman were conveyed to Tweed Heads Police Station.

The man was later charged with aggravated break enter, committing a serious indictable offense, stealing a motor vehicle, disposing stolen property, trespassing, driving unlicensed (never held) and possessing a prohibited drug.

The woman was charged with being carried in conveyance, goods in custody (motor vehicle), possessing a prohibited drug and possessing drug equipment.

The man was refused bail to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court today.

The woman was granted conditional bail to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday, September 4.