TWO Victorians who stayed in Port Macquarie before travelling further north have faced court on COVID-19 non-compliance charges.
Just after midnight on Sunday, August 9, officers from the Coffs/Clarence Highway Patrol stopped an unregistered Toyota Kluger outside a hotel on the Pacific Highway at Coffs Harbour,and spoke to the 29-year-old female driver.
The driver produced a Victorian driver's licence and while police were speaking to her, a 32-year-old man, known to the woman, allegedly approached the vehicle.
Police checks revealed the couple allegedly entered NSW on Monday, July 27 on a transit permit, before staying at Port Macquarie on Sunday, August 2.
The pair were arrested and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station where they were both charged with not comply with noticed direction section 7/8/9 - COVID-19.
They were refused bail and appeared at Port Macquarie Bail Court on Sunday, August 9 where they were granted conditional bail to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court today, August 10.