Former Dubbo mayor charged with historical sexual assault

29/06/2022 12:33:00 AM

Former Dubbo mayor charged with historical sexual assault | @ameliamcguiree

Former Dubbo mayor charged with historical sexual assault | ameliamcguiree

Ben Shields, who served on the council for two decades, was charged on Tuesday after an alleged sexual assault 19 years ago.

Normal text sizeVery large text sizeAdvertisementThe former mayor of Dubbo was arrested on Tuesday after an alleged sexual assault 19 years ago.Ben Shields, who served on the council for two decades, was charged on Tuesday over an allegation he sexually assaulted an 18-year-old man in January 2003, when the councillor was 22.

Former Dubbo mayor Ben Shields.Credit:Dominic LorrimerNSW Police said they’d arrested a 41-year-old Dubbo man on Tuesday morning. He was charged with one count of sexual intercourse without consent and one count of possessing a conversation from a surveillance device.

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Normal text size Very large text size Advertisement The former mayor of Dubbo was arrested on Tuesday after an alleged sexual assault 19 years ago. Ben Shields, who served on the council for two decades, was charged on Tuesday over an allegation he sexually assaulted an 18-year-old man in January 2003, when the councillor was 22.30am Tuesday before he was released on conditional bail. Former Dubbo mayor Ben Shields. Stream more Australian news with Flash. Credit: Dominic Lorrimer NSW Police said they’d arrested a 41-year-old Dubbo man on Tuesday morning. The charges are the culmination of a months-long investigation by police after a report was filed in November 2021. He was charged with one count of sexual intercourse without consent and one count of possessing a conversation from a surveillance device. He was sentenced to three years in prison and made parole in September last year.

He was given conditional bail to appear at Dubbo Local Court on August 22. Mr Shields is due to appear at Dubbo Local Court on August 22, 2022. Offer ends 31 October, 2022 Former Lone Wolf bikie member Yusuf Nazlioglu was shot"up to 10 times" in an underground car park in Sydney's inner west. Shields had been a member of the council since he was first elected in his final year of high school, aged 18. Shields served until last May, citing poor mental health after six councillors circulated a letter calling for his resignation in light of the allegations, a move Shields regarded as a “smear campaign”. He attempted to return in December but was not re-elected. There was a heavy police presence at the scene within minutes of the calls to Triple 0 as they cordoned off the crime scene. The Morning Edition newsletter is our guide to the day’s most important and interesting stories, analysis and insights. As inquiries continue, police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to come forward and contact Burwood police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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