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Reports of deer hunting at Stanwell Park

HUNTERS have allegedly cut up the carcass of a deer with a large machete in the early hours of this morning at Stanwell Park. Police are appealing for witnesses following reports of illegal hunting close to a residential area after gun shots were heard in the vicinity of Lawrence Hargrave Drive and The Drive about 3am. … Continue reading

Man charged with sexually touching a patient at aged care facility

A MAN has been charged for allegedly sexually touching a patient at an aged care facility within a hospital north of Wollongong. Police allege the incident between two patients, aged 80 and 89, occurred on Monday, August 26. The matter was reported to police and about 5.30pm yesterday. Detectives went to the hospital and arrested … Continue reading

Appeal after Royal National Park fires

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a bushfire in the Royal National Park earlier this month. emergency services responded to a fire near the shores of South West Arm in the Royal National Park about 11am on Saturday August 17. The fire was extinguished by NSW Rural Fire Service on Tuesday August 20, and a … Continue reading

Charges laid after Woonona and Bellambi police raids

SEVEN people have been charged as part of raids across the Illawarra, including at Woonona and Bellambi, as police continue investigations into alleged large-scale drug supply operations and criminal networks in the region. Strike Force Yuppara was established by detectives from Wollongong Police District to investigate the supply of prohibited drugs in the Illawarra region. … Continue reading

Corrimal woman faces arson charges

A CORRIMAL woman is before the courts following an investigation into alleged multiple bushfires earlier this year. Detectives from the Financial Crime Squad’s Arson Unit established Strike Force Brittliffe to investigate eight bushfires that police suspect were deliberately lit throughout the Wollongong area in April 2019. Between 1am and 2.30am on Monday April 29, NSW … Continue reading

Bulli Tops cliff rescue

A MAN has been rescued after he fell from a cliff at Bulli Tops tonight. Wollongong SES assisted NSW Police Force Illawarra Rescue Squad at Panorama House after reports that a man was heard calling for help. With the assistance of Wollongong SES, Polair, NSW Ambulance, RFS and Toll Rescue Helicopter the man was found about 20m below … Continue reading

Outboard motor returned to Scarborough Wombarra Surf Club

SCARBOROUGH Wombarra Surf Club’s outboard motor has been returned after Wollongong Police believes it smashed an organised crime operation. Police believe they have broken the crime syndicate, made-up of about three or four people, after a haul of tens of thousands of dollars in stolen goods, including power tools and life saving equipment from storage … Continue reading

Coledale man missing for over decade

AS part of this year’s Missing Persons Week, police are renewing their appeal to locate a man who went missing from Coledale more than 11 years ago. Robert Neville, also known as Bobby, was 30-years-old when he returned to his family home in Coledale on September 29 2008 after a visit to Western Australia. The … Continue reading

Teen’s foot crushed after ute rolls at Bulli Showground

A MAN has been injured after he was thrown from a ute, which rolled and landed on his foot at Bulli Showground on Saturday. About 12.30am on Saturday July 6, a Toyota Hilux utility, being driven by a 17-year-old male drove from Thirroul to Bulli Showground. A 17-year-old girl was in the front passenger seat … Continue reading

Sea Cliff Bridge arrest connected to Sydney death

AN arrest was made at Coalcliff earlier today in connection with the death of a woman in an inner-Sydney suburb. Emergency services were called to Zetland on Monday, following the discovery of a woman suffering injuries at the rear of a unit complex. Police attempted to revive the 23-year-old woman; however, she died at the … Continue reading

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