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3 people fined on border

3 people fined on border

Three PINS issued for border breaches

Police allege that at 4.30pm yesterday, a man in his 50s was stopped at a border checkpoint at Jingellic and was unable to produce a valid permit.

He was issued with a $4000 Police Infringement Notice (PIN) for giving false information on request.

A second man has been issued with a PIN at 8.15pm last night at the border checkpoint on Federation Way in Corowa.

Police say a 49-year-old man driving a white van, did not have a permit to enter NSW and was unable to provide a valid excuse to cross the border or leaving his home at Flemington.

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A third person received a $4000 PIN at the border checkpoint on Wodonga Place, South Albury.

About 8.30pm yesterday, police stopped a 28-year-old woman, who presented a NSW driver’s licence, which expired in 2015, along with an expired border permit.

The woman applied for a new permit online and when she presented it to police, it was established she had provided false information in her application.

She was also handed a $581 traffic infringement notice for driving with an expired licence.

Police continue to appeal to the community to report suspected breaches of any ministerial direction or behaviour which may impact on the health and safety of the community.

Anyone who has information regarding individuals or businesses in contravention of a COVID-19-related ministerial direction is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: Information is treated in strict confidence.

The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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