Pedro De Pakas fronts court accused of threatening MP Barnaby Joyce's AFP security officer on New England Highway during federal election campaign

Anna Falkenmire
By Anna Falkenmire
Updated July 7 2022 - 1:01am, first published June 30 2022 - 10:32pm
ADJOURNED: A security officer assigned to MP Barnaby Joyce, pictured, was allegedly threatened during a roadside incident earlier this year. Photo: Peter Hardin, file

VIDEOS, transcripts and statements will make up part of the evidence against a man accused of threatening the federal police officer protecting Barnaby Joyce during the federal election campaign.


Anna Falkenmire

Anna Falkenmire


Anna Falkenmire is a senior journalist at the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth, reporting mostly on court and crime. Story tips are always welcome at and you can keep up with her stories via @annafalky on Twitter.

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