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The Northern Territory news Wed 13 Jan 2021



The Northern Territory news Wed 13 Jan 2021

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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.

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12 NEWS WEDNESDAY JANUARY 13 2021 NTNE01Z01MA - V1 Youths look for the best way to enter the Katherine Country Club on Monday morning. THREE teens, aged between 15 and 17, have been arrested in relation to several unlawful entries in Katherine in the early hours of Monday morning. The trio is yet to be charged and investigations continue to identify and apprehend co-offenders. Senior Sergeant Karen Sanderson said a safe containing dangerous veterinary medicines and two stolen vehicles had been recovered by police. Katherine police have worked hard to identify and locate the alleged offenders, she said. The recovery in particular of the safe and its contents, means that we have removed the risk of potentially lethal veterinary drugs falling into the wrong hands. The Katherine Veterinary Clinic was broken into on Monday between 4am and 6am. Police released an alert searching for the 20kg Lockwood safe and 2016 Ford Ranger with a warning stating the drugs could cause death if consumed. Its understood the stolen Ford Ranger was then used to drive about seven youths to the Katherine Country Club, where a terrifying attempted breakin was captured on CCTV. WILL ZWAR AND JUDITH AISTHORPE COPS ARREST THREE TEENS A NGUKURR man who pleaded guilty to causing a crash that killed his brother will spend four months behind bars. Tysaac Farrell, 21, appeared in the Darwin Supreme Court yesterday charged with one count of dangerous driving causing death in relation to the crash on New Years Day 2020. The court heard Farrell was celebrating New Years Day in Ngukurr with friends and family when he started erratically driving a car around the community with five passengers none of whom were wearing seat belts. Farrell, who did not have a licence, began driving around at a high speed, drifting and doing doughnuts and burnouts. The victim, Farrells brother in an Aboriginal way, was sitting on the cars door frame with his head and body outside the car and yelling happy new year at bystanders. Farrells father and sister told him to stop before the car Man jailed for crash Shocking start to new year turned and tipped on its side with the victim trapped underneath. He suffered catastrophic injuries and died at the scene. Farrell and three other passengers got out of the car and fled the scene, then were threatened with violence when they tried to return. Farrells lawyer, Beth Wild, told the court her client had no criminal history, had a job waiting for him and was a talented Australian rules player. Its not good for the community, the NT community in general as well as his homelands. Justice Peter Barr sentenced Farrell to two years prison, suspended after four months. SARAH MATTHEWS Justice Peter Barr. Have you thought about pre-planning or pre-paying your funeral Did you know that you can now design your own coffi n? Personalised coffi ns are a lovely way to add your own touch for the fi nal send off of your loved one. Contact us for further information. Pre-planning your funeral gives you peace of mind, and takes the stress away for your family and friends when the time comes. Your wishes are recorded and can be carried out the way you want. You can pre-pay for your funeral through a funeral bond, starting at as little as $50. Your money you invest grows over time and there are no fees. There are no penalties or loss of funds if you miss a payment. Money invested in Funeral Bonds can help you with assets protection if you receive a government pension. Ask us how! admin@territoryfunerals.com.au www.territoryfunerals.com.au 0438 637 258 1/13 Butler Place, Holtze NT 0829 ~ERRrn1RY\ ~ROUI! Autralla'a Northern Territory TERRITORY -Fu NE RA LS