Police Rounds

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Thirroul elder abuse

A WOMAN has been charged with elder abuse and domestic violence offences following an incident in Thirroul on Friday. Police went to the home in Station Street about 10.45pm on Friday and observed from the front of the premises. The officers will allege that they overheard moaning, shouting and approximately 11 slapping noises. The officers … Continue reading

Fairy Meadow man on drug charges

A FAIRY Meadow man is before the courts after being charged by Strike Force Raptor South with drug and firearm offences in the Illawarra region. Officers from the Criminal Groups Squad’s Strike Force Raptor South commenced an investigation into the ongoing supply of and distribution of methylamphetamine. Following inquiries, police attended and searched a room … Continue reading

Fairy Meadow hydroponic house raid

TWO men will face court after a hydroponic house was allegedly discovered in Fairy Meadow about 3.30pm on Monday. Wollongong Police went to Cabbage Tree Lane following an investigation into the supply of cannabis where they discovered a hydroponic house, and seized 34 plants. Two men, aged 22 and 27, were arrested at the house … Continue reading

Bellambi servo stabbing

A MAN is before the courts after allegedly stabbing another man during a fight last month at Bellambi. About 2.30am on Saturday May 26 two men were at a service station on Rothery Street, Bellambi, when they began to argue. During the argument, a 20-year-old man was stabbed in the chest by the other man, … Continue reading

Seven time over the limit

A MAN has been charged with high range PCA after allegedly being seven times over the legal limit, following a crash in Corrimal over the weekend. Police were called to the intersection of Memorial Drive and Rothery Road following reports a car had crashed into the rear of a parked vehicle about 2pm on Saturday. … Continue reading

Tarrawanna bushfires

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after suspicious bushfires at Tarrawanna earlier in the week. Emergency services were called to bushland on Hawthorne Street about 6.40am on Tuesday where they spotted three males, described as teenagers, leaving the scene on foot towards the Towradgi Creek residential area. The fire was quickly brought under control by Rural … Continue reading

Hang glider crash

POLICE have responded to a serious injury incident after a hang glider crashed at Stanwell Park earlier this week. Police believe that a 52-year-old man was intending to hang glide from Bald Hill to Stanwell Park Beach at 5pm on Monday. Emergency services were called to area after the crash and officers from Wollongong Police … Continue reading

Tarrawanna blaze

EMERGENCY services were called to a home on Kendall Street, Tarrawanna after reports of a fire about 6pm on Wednesday. Fire & Rescue NSW attended and extinguished the blaze. No one was at home at the time. Wollongong police established a crime scene and forensic examinations are being conducted. Investigations into the fire, including whether … Continue reading

Bushwalkers found safe

SIX bushwalkers were located safely by emergency services after losing their way on a coastal walking track near Helensburgh. About 6.30pm on Friday the group entered the track near Otford. Upon their journey, the group became lost. A 21-year-old woman called police for assistance. A multi-agency response was activated to search for the bushwalkers with … Continue reading

Bulli Pass Armed robbery

TWO armed men have forced entry to a home on Bulli Pass shortly after 5.30am on Tuesday. The men were believed to have been armed with handguns when they entered the home and made demands of the residents, a 45-year-old man, 47-year-old woman and 10-year-old boy. Police have appealed for information from the community after … Continue reading

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