Police Rounds

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Car crashes at Sandon Point beach after police chase

A BULLI man has been charged following a police pursuit that ended in the vehicle he was driving crashing in bushland at Sandon Point in the early hours of this morning. Wollongong police attempted to stop the white Ford Focus on the Princes Highway, Woonona, for the purpose of a breath test at about 12.20am … Continue reading

Police appeal for assistance after ball bearings shot into Helensburgh unit block

POLICE are appealing for information after projectiles were shot into a unit block on Walker Street, Helensburgh, earlier this week. About 3.30pm on Monday November 23, a woman reportedly heard a loud bang in her kitchen, which resulted in a small hole in her kitchen window. About 1.30pm on Tuesday November 24, a man returned … Continue reading

Man drowns after children caught in Woonona rip

A MAN has died and two children have been rescued after they were caught in a rip at Woonona on Saturday (November 21). Emergency services were called to Woonona Beach, off Kurraba Road, about 5.40pm, responding to reports several people were in trouble at the northern end of Woonona beach. A Wollongong City Council spokesperson … Continue reading

Man dies after ute crashes into his Stanwell Park home

A MAN has died after a utility crashed into a power pole before ploughing into the front fence of his Stanwell park home on Wednesday. The 57-year-old man is believed to have been returning from walking his dog when the ute smashed into his Railway Crescent yard about 8.30am. Emergency services were called to the … Continue reading

Police appeal for information after teenage boy approached at beach

DETECTIVES are appealing for information following an alleged act of indecency at Fairy Meadow earlier this week. About 1.30pm on Wednesday a 15-year-old boy was approached by a man in a public toilet block at Fairy Meadow beach. Police have been told the man performed a lewd act in front of the teenager, and left … Continue reading

Woonona arrests after stolen vehicle pursuit

THREE men have been charged following a police pursuit of a stolen vehicle through Bellambi and Woonona yesterday. A white Audi Q7, suspected stolen, was spotted by Wollongong Highway Patrol travelling on Waley Crescent, Bellambi, about 3.50pm on Friday November 6, when a pursuit was initiated. The Audi travelled north on Morgan Place before allegedly … Continue reading

Man dies after hit by truck in Corrimal car park

A PEDESTRIAN has died after being hit by a truck in a car park at Corrimal earlier today. Shortly after 10am (Monday October 26), Wollongong police were called to a car park on Railway Street, Corrimal, following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a truck. The pedestrian, a man believed to be aged in … Continue reading

Man arrested at Towradgi over allegedly supplying illegal drugs

TWO men have been charged following a police investigation into the supply of illicit drugs in the Wollongong area. Wollongong detectives established Strike Force Fame in May 2020, to investigate the supply of ‘ice’ from a business in Wollongong CBD. Following extensive inquiries, shortly after 10am, investigators attended a bicycle repair store on Church Street, … Continue reading

Police release image of man wanted over Balgownie armed robbery

DETECTIVES have released images of a man as investigations continue into an armed robbery in Balgownie last month. A man – armed with a firearm – entered licensed premises on Balgownie Road, Balgownie, and threatened two employees about 11pm on Monday, August 17 2020. The man demanded cash before leaving the scene on a motorcycle. … Continue reading

Man charged with drug offences after home searched at Woonona

A WOONONA home has been searched and a man charged after allegedly being found in possession of prohibited drugs. About 10.20am on Thursday (September 24), officers from the South East Region Enforcement Squad were patrolling Crown Street, Wollongong, when they stopped to speak with a 25-year-old man. Following a search of the man, police allegedly … Continue reading

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