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Case adjourned for Rochester man

Rochester man, Samuel Barber, facing Echuca Magistrates Court on a string of charges has had his case adjourned until September 9.

August 26, 2014 2:15pm
A Rochester man on a string of charges has again had his case adjourned at Echuca Magistrates Court.
Samuel Leslie Barber, 21, was ordered to re-appear on September 9.
Barber, who has been out on bail since August 12, is charged with handling stolen goods, deal with property suspected of being proceeds of crime, harass
witness, possess prohibited weapon, possess prohibited weapon, driving an unregistered car, displaying false plates and two counts of unlicensed driving.
The charges follow Rochester and Echuca police and the dog squad searching his Rochester home earlier this month.
Police allege they found about 50 items, including power tools, torches and sundry equipment, believed to have been stolen from various businesses, including Rochester CFA.
A laser pointer and cartridge ammunition were also found.
Magistrate David Cottrill approved solicitor Matt Mahady’s request for an adjournment to allow him more time to examine documents.
Mr Cottrill extended Barber’s bail conditions until September 9.
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