Police arrest four for border breach, South Australia

Four people have been arrested after allegedly lying to police near the Victoria-South Australia border last night.

A car was stopped on a dirt road near Loxton about 5.30pm on Wednesday 13 October.

One man from the vehicle, a 34-year-old from NSW, allegedly admitted to having been in a restricted area and was arrested.

He was charged with breaching the Emergency Management Act and faced court today.

It will be alleged three others in the vehicle all gave different accounts of where they had been in the previous 24 hours.

They were placed in a medi-hotel while police investigated their movements.

The trio were subsequently arrested today and charged with breaching the Emergency Management Act.

A 50-year-old Victorian woman, a 31-year-old NSW woman and a 32-year-old NSW man were refused police bail and will appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court tomorrow, Friday 15 October.


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