Police arrested two men who were denied entry through a border checkpoint at Yamba yesterday and later crossed the border via a backroad, entering into South Australia.
About 10.45 am on Monday 31 August, two men in a white Renault Van with SA registration plates, attended the border checkpoint at Yamba and were denied entry. The vehicle and occupants were later identified as having crossed the border into South Australia via a back road.
Police traced the vehicle and men to a house at Mawson Lakes.
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