Coronavirus in Wagga sees police given powers to arrest without warrant, issue large fines and administer jail time

Emma Horn
By Emma Horn
Updated March 26 2020 - 6:05am, first published 5:30am
ENFORCED COMPLIANCE: Superintendent Bob Noble and the Riverina Police District officers will be out in force to ensure the community maintain distance and adhere to self-isolation orders. Picture: Emma Hillier

The city's police officers have been given extraordinary powers to enforce the compliance of social distancing and self-isolation orders in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Emma Horn

Emma Horn

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National videographer, filmmaker, and editor. Former features and weekender writer for The Daily Advertiser. Small, quiet, and a student of the Julie Bishop School Of Staring. Usually dressed in something colourful, always snacking on something homemade. Friend to most mothers and all dogs. Got stories? Get in touch. emma.horn@austcommunitymedia.com.au