Media release

Charges – Domestic Violence – Palmerston

Police

Northern Territory Police have arrested a 28-year-old man in relation to domestic violence offences.

The man, who is considered a high-risk offender, was apprehended in Gray on 19 January following a joint operation between Domestic Violence detectives, the Territory Response Group and General Duties officers.

He has been charged with:

  • Deprivation of liberty
  • Aggravated assault
  • Choking, strangulation and suffocation
  • Engage in conduct that contravenes a DVO
  • Drive a motor vehicle whilst disqualified.

He was remanded to appear in Darwin Local Court on 22 February 2021.

Detective A/Senior Sergeant Warren Scott said, “To break the cycle of domestic, family and sexual violence police make it a priority to target repeat and high-risk offenders. No-one should have to live in fear of their partner or family member.”

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