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From Fyansford to Moama

From Fyansford to Moama

A Fyansford Man Attempts To Cross The Border

At 5.30 on Saturday afternoon, police apprehended a 63-year-old Victorian resident who was attempting to cross the bridge from Echuca into Moama.

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The man allegedly refused to provide police with identification or a permit to enter the state, stating he was a ‘sovereign citizen’.

After refusing a direction to leave under the current Public Health Order, he was arrested and taken to Moama Police Station.

He was charged with not comply with noticed direction re section 7/8/9 - COVID-19 and granted conditional bail.

The man, from Fyansford, near Geelong, is due to appear in Moama Local Court on Wednesday 9 September.

He was ordered not to re-enter NSW without a valid entry permit or exemption and returned to his vehicle on the Victorian side of the border.

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