Former Dubbo mayor Ben Shields arrested for alleged historical sexual assault

Zaarkacha Marlan
By Zaarkacha Marlan
Updated June 29 2022 - 12:03am, first published June 28 2022 - 11:30pm
Former mayor Ben Shields has been charged with an alleged historic sexual assault. Picture: Belinda Soole

Former Dubbo mayor Ben Shields has been arrested on charges of historic sexual assault from almost 19 years ago.


Zaarkacha Marlan

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