Police Rounds

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Balgownie assault

POLICE are seeking public assistance following a crash at Balgownie today. Just before 8am police and emergency services responded to reports of a two-car crash at Hunter and Napier Streets. Officers were told a man driving a reported stolen Ford utility allegedly assaulted a 55-year-old woman driving the other vehicle after the crash. The woman … Continue reading

Wanted man could be in area

Police have released an image of a man wanted on warrants who is known to frequent the Bellambi and Woonona areas. Laken Norton, 24, is wanted by virtue of arrest warrants relating to firearm offences. He has been described as being of Caucasian appearance, with a medium build and having a shaven head. Besides Woonona … Continue reading

Fair Meadow man Cataract crash

A FAIRY Meadow man has been charged with high-range drink driving after crashing his car and returning a breath analysis reading of 0.304 on Picton Road on Thursday. Police were called to Picton Road, Cataract, about 11am following reports of a single vehicle crash. It appears a Toyota Hilux utility vehicle was being driven west … Continue reading

Police chase through Woonona Bulli

POLICE have charged a man after a police pursuit through Woonona, Bulli and Bellambi overnight. About 10.25pm on Sunday, police were patrolling Hillcrest Avenue, Woonona, when they attempted to stop a white Holden Commodore for a breath test. The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated. The pursuit continued from Woonona to Bulli, … Continue reading

Second man dies after ‘Burgh crash

A SECOND man has died after a crash in Helensburgh last weekend. About 2am (Sunday 18 June 2017), emergency services were called to Walker Street, Helensburgh following reports two vehicles had crashed. Wollongong police found a Nissan Skyline had crashed into the rear of a tipper truck at the location. The passenger, an 18-year-old man, … Continue reading

Fatal crash in Helensburgh

INVESTIGATIONS are underway following a fatal crash in Helensburgh this morning. About 2am on Sunday, emergency services were called to Walker Street following reports two vehicles had crashed. Whilst investigations continue, it appears a car has crashed into a parked and unattended Tipper truck. As a result a person has died at the scene. A … Continue reading

Bellambi armed robbery

POLICE are seeking public assistance following an armed robbery at a service station at Bellambi yesterday.  About 1.35am on Tuesday, a man armed with a knife entered a service station on the corner of Pioneer Road and Rothery Road. The man threatened the attendant before demanding money. He  left the service station with an amount of … Continue reading

Balgownie shooting charge

A MAN has been charged over a public place shooting in Balgownie yesterday. Just after 7am on Sunday, a 29-year-old man went to a home on Meadow Street and threw a small incendiary device onto the driveway. He then retrieved a firearm from his vehicle and fired a shot in the air before driving from … Continue reading

Digger robbed in Corrimal

TWO men will face court next month charged with larceny after allegedly stealing cash from a veteran in Corrimal. Police have been told a 79-year-old man went to a bank to withdraw cash, before going to a supermarket on the Princess Highway, Corrimal, about 11am on Thursday April 27. He left a bag, which contained … Continue reading

Cold case appeal for witnesses

DETECTIVES at the centre of the Cheryl Grimmer 47-year-old cold case murder are trying to locate key witnesses believed to be living overseas. Late last month, officers attached to Strike Force Wessel charged a 63-year-old Melbourne man with the abduction and murder of three-year-old Cheryl at Fairy Meadow Beach in Wollongong. In line with ongoing … Continue reading

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