Police Rounds

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Woman charged at Corrimal with high range drink driving

A WOMAN has been charged at Corrimal Police Station with high range drink driving after allegedly returning a reading of 0.337. Just after 3.30pm on Wednesday, Wollongong Highway Patrol stopped a Mazda 3 on Storey Street, Fairy Meadow, due to the manner of driving. Police will allege the vehicle was driven on the incorrect side … Continue reading

Teens arrested in connection with the theft of Bulli Surf Club’s beach buggy

TWO teenagers have been arrested after $23,000 worth of equipment was allegedly stolen from Bulli Surf Club over the weekend. About 3.15am on Sunday, police were alerted after a buggy was allegedly stolen and driven on Bulli Beach before getting bogged in the sand. Wollongong police attended a short time later and found the buggy … Continue reading

Residents warned to stick to the Covid-19 rules this October long-weekend

A WARNING has been issued by NSW Police to slow down and follow the stay-at-home rules that continue to apply to everyone living or staying in Greater Sydney, including the Wollongong local government area (LGA), this October long weekend. NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott said it is essential that all drivers … Continue reading

Balgownie man facing serious charges after allegedly supplying prohibited drugs

A BALGOWNIE man is facing serious charges following an ongoing police investigation into the alleged supply of prohibited drugs in the Illawarra region. The 44-year-old man, along with a 37-year-old Campbelltown man, were charged after Wollongong police established Strike Force Nitrogen in August 2021 to investigate the alleged commercial supply of methylamphetamine in the Illawarra. … Continue reading

Police appeal for information on fatal boating incident last month

POLICE are appealing for public information as investigations continue into a fatal boating incident last month. On Sunday, July 4, 2021, Wollongong police were notified after three men, who boarded a boat at Bellambi boat ramp about 2pm the previous day (Saturday, July 3, 2021), did not return as scheduled. A search commenced involving local … Continue reading

Police officer allegedly stabbed at Balgownie overnight

A WOMAN will appear in court today, one of two people charged after an officer was allegedly stabbed at Balgownie overnight. About 9.30pm yesterday (Saturday 14 August 2021), Wollongong police attended a home on Tucker Avenue, Balgownie, after reports of an earlier neighbour dispute. Police have been told, a 25-year-old man was allegedly threatened and … Continue reading

BMW driver charged with various offences, including breaching stay at home public health orders

A MAN has been charged with various offences, including supply of a prohibited drug and driving an unregistered vehicle, after he was stopped at Fairy Meadow yesterday. Police said the 34 year old Illawarra man was driving a black BMW sedan with a misleading registration plate fitted. The vehicle was stopped at Fairy Meadow and … Continue reading

Man arrested at Woonona, Coledale home searched, following Sydney protest

A MAN will appear in court today charged as investigations into an unauthorised protest in Sydney continue by detectives from Strike Force Seasoned. Following inquiries, including appeals for public assistance, police arrested a 39-year-old man at a home on Watergum Way at Woonona, about 3.20pm yesterday (Tuesday, August 10, 2021) and taken to Wollongong Police … Continue reading

Police charge man with robbing Fairy Meadow convenience store

A MAN has been charged after allegedly robbing a Fairy Meadow convenience store earlier this year. About 10.10am on Friday, May 14, 2021, a man entered the shop on Cabbage Tree Lane, Fairy Meadow, with his head and face concealed by a hooded jacket and face mask. Police will allege he approached the front counter … Continue reading

Bodies recovered after search for three missing fishermen ends in tragedy

THE bodies of three men have been recovered after their boat went missing off the coast yesterday. Family members alerted police at 6am today (Sunday, July 4, 2021), when the boat did not return as scheduled. The men were on board a boat that left Bellambi boat ramp at 2pm yesterday (Saturday 3 July 2021). … Continue reading

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