Pedro De Pakas fronts Tamworth court for allegedly threatening MP Barnaby Joyce's AFP security officer on New England Highway

Anna Falkenmire
By Anna Falkenmire
Updated August 4 2022 - 1:33am, first published August 1 2022 - 7:30pm
The man fronted Tamworth court accused of threatening an Australian Federal Police officer who was assigned to New England MP Barnaby Joyce (inset). Pictures from file

THE DEFENCE and prosecution are set to hold talks in the case of a man accused of threatening the federal police officer assigned to protect MP Barnaby Joyce during the election.


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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