Wellington man accused of aggravated break and enter remanded in custody

Denied bail: A man accused of aggravated break and enter and other offences appeared at Dubbo Local Court, where he was remanded in custody. File photo.

Denied bail: A man accused of aggravated break and enter and other offences appeared at Dubbo Local Court, where he was remanded in custody. File photo.

A man accused of aggravated break and enter and other offences has been remanded in custody in Dubbo Local Court.

Aiden Williams appeared in the dock before magistrate Philip Stewart on November 23 facing six charges.

The prosecution opposed bail, submitting there were unacceptable risks of failing to appear, committing serious offences and endangering the safety of the victim and the community.

The sergeant cited the nature and seriousness of the offence.

The break and enter allegation involved the victim - a pregnant woman - being home when she heard the front door bashed and saw two males with torches, the police prosecutor said.

The defence conceded Mr Williams had a history of non-compliance but submitted that could be overcome by strict bail conditions akin to house arrest.

The accused was a 22-year-old who lived at Wellington, his solicitor said.

The magistrate said there appeared to be a strong prosecution case.

There also appeared to be ongoing and unresolved drug issues, he said.

Bail was refused with Mr Stewart saying the court could not be satisfied the proposed conditions could ameliorate the risks.

Pleas of not guilty were entered to unrelated matters of two counts of dishonestly obtaining financial advantage by deception, never licensed person driving and goods on premises suspected of being stolen.

All charges were adjourned to Wellington Local Court on December 15.

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