Police Rounds

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Man arrested after a spate of break and enters from properties and cars at Woonona, Bulli and Thirroul

A MAN has been arrested at Woonona following a police investigation into a spate of break and enter offences in the area over the weekend. More than 20 reports of cars and properties being broken into at Thirroul, Woonona and Bulli have been made to police between Friday January 17 and Monday January 20. Following … Continue reading

$1m offered for information on Cheryl Grimmer’s abduction from Fairy Meadow Beach in 1970

ON the 50th anniversary of the disappearance of toddler, Cheryl Grimmer, from Fairy Meadow Beach, the NSW Government has increased a reward to $1 million for information into her abduction and suspected murder. Cheryl Gene Grimmer, then aged three, was kidnapped outside the change sheds at Fairy Meadow Beach on Monday January 12 1970, where … Continue reading

Police charge man with murder following Woonona stabbing death

  A MAN has been charged with murder after a woman was allegedly stabbed to death on New Year’s Day at Woonona. Just after midnight on Wednesday January 1, Wollongong police stopped a vehicle on Nicholson Road, Woonona, for a random breath test. The vehicle drove off as police approached and collided with a guard … Continue reading

Drivers cautioned while on the roads following New Year’s Eve celebrations

DRIVERS are being reminded to exercise caution while driving on the roads today following New Year’s Eve celebrations. Operation Safe Arrival started at midnight Friday (20 December 2019) and ends tonight (Wednesday 1 January 2020) 11.59pm. Traffic and Highway Patrol Command’s Assistant Commissioner, Michael Corboy, is urging drivers who celebrated the New Year with alcohol … Continue reading

Woman found with fatal stab wounds at Woonona overnight

A MAN is in custody after a woman was found with fatal stab wounds in her Woonona home overnight. Just after midnight (Wednesday January 1), Wollongong police stopped a vehicle on Nicholson Street, Woonona, for a random breath test. As police approached, the vehicle drove off before hitting a guard rail nearby and the driver, … Continue reading

Motorists are warned double demerits are now in force across the state

NSW Police advise that Operation Safe Arrival is a State-Wide traffic enforcement operation. Double demerit points are in force from Friday December 20 to Wednesday January 1 2020 inclusive. The operation is aimed at heightening public awareness to the dangers of excessive or inappropriate speed, alcohol and drug driving, fatigue, non-wearing of occupant restraints and … Continue reading

Man faces court over Fairy Meadow stabbing

A MAN is before the courts charged over an alleged stabbing at Fairy Meadow last month. Emergency services were called to a unit on Daisy Street, Fairy Meadow about 10.25am on Saturday November 30, after reports of a stabbing. Police officers found a 42-year-old man with a stab wound to his chest. Police allege the … Continue reading

Search for bearded man after nine-year-old boy approached at Helensburgh

POLICE are appealing for public assistance over a child approach in Helensburgh earlier this week. Police have been told a nine-year-old boy was sitting near the fence inside a school on Fletcher Street, about 11.30am on Monday (November 11), when he was approached by a man. The man attempted to give the boy a tablet, … Continue reading

Balgownie man charged with allegedly starting a bushfire on Wednesday

POLICE responding to a paraglider trapped in a tree at Balgownie yesterday, have arrested a man who allegedly started a fire in nearby bushland. The man was arrested after police and the Police Rescue Squad went to the assistance of a 61-year-old man who had crashed into a tree in Tucker Avenue, Balgownie, about 2pm … Continue reading

Woman allegedly bashed with a salt lamp and hammer at Woonona overnight

A WOMAN has been charged by police after she allegedly assaulted another woman with a salt lamp and a hammer at Woonona overnight. About 10pm yesterday (Thursday), the 45-year-old woman went to the Popes Road home where police will allege she demanded the transfer of a significant sum of money from the other woman, before … Continue reading

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