Police Rounds

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Easter holidays travel not considered ‘essential’, police warn

Picture: Dids on Pexels.com AS the Easter long weekend and the school holidays approach, police are reminding the community that travelling for holidays is not considered ‘essential’ travel. While it’s understandable for families to want to come together and celebrate during these times, we all must do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. … Continue reading

Man charged over alleged East Corrimal domestic violence incident

A MAN will face court today charged with domestic violence offences allegedly committed at East Corrimal over the weekend. A 29-year-old man went to a home in East Corrimal and allegedly assaulted the woman occupant shortly after 8pm on Saturday March 28. The man, who is known to the woman, allegedly grabbed the woman’s hair … Continue reading

Two men charged over alleged cocaine supply in the Wollongong area

TWO men have been charged with drug offences after police allegedly discovered cocaine, an unregistered firearm, ammunition and a poker machine at a Balgownie home today (Tuesday March 30). The 51-year-old man, arrested in Market Street Wollongong, and a 47-year-old man, arrested at Fairy Meadow, have been charged following investigations into an alleged drug supply … Continue reading

Thirroul woman allegedly nine times over the legal limit with son in car

A THIRROUL woman driving with a suspended licence while her son was a passenger in the car has been charged with high-range drink driving. The 44-year-old woman’s Toyota Hilux was stopped by police on the Prince’s Highway at Waterfall about 4.35pm on Friday and she was given a roadside breath test, which returned a positive … Continue reading

Thirroul man faces additional charges over alleged child abuse offences

A THIRROUL man will face more than 30 additional charges as police continue an investigation into alleged child abuse in the region. Wollongong detectives undertook a search of a home at Woonona on Wednesday December 11 2019, as part of an investigation into alleged child abuse offences. During the search, officers seized various electronic devices … Continue reading

Man arrested after allegedly committing sexual acts on Sydney bound train

A MAN has been charged over alleged sexual acts on a Sydney-bound train last week. Just before 7.30pm on Friday (March 13), a 20-year-old woman boarded a Sydney-bound train at Wollongong when a man seated nearby is alleged to have exposed himself towards the female passenger on the train. When the woman moved between carriages, … Continue reading

Man to face court today charged with allegedly sexually abusing a teenage girl

A MAN will face court today (Thursday March 5) charged with allegedly sexually abusing a teenage girl. Late last year (Wednesday, December 11, 2019) a search warrant was executed at a Thirroul home as part of an investigation by Wollongong Police into alleged child abuse offences. During the course of the warrant, officers seized electronic … Continue reading

Helensburgh man arrested and charged with gun and drug offences

A MAN will appear in court today after police seized a rifle, ammunition, steroids and cannabis plants from a Helensburgh home. The 27-year-old Helensburgh man was stopped on Longview Crescent, Stanwell Tops yesterday (Wednesday) about 12.30pm before being arrested by Officers from Strike Force Raptor. A search of the vehicle allegedly found an amount of … Continue reading

Man evades police for an hour after swimming into surf at Towradgi

A MAN who evaded police by running into the sand dunes near Towradgi on Sunday evening before swimming into the surf, has been charged with a number of domestic violence related offences. Police allege the 35-year-old man was involved in a domestic violence incident in Lake Heights earlier this year. Police were called to a … Continue reading

Two people arrested at Bulli after police car rammed

TWO people were arrested at Bulli after a police vehicle was rammed in Wollongong today. About 2.50pm today (Thursday), a marked Highway Patrol vehicle was rammed by a black Commodore on Flinders Street, Wollongong. Both officers in the vehicle were not hurt, however, the vehicle was significantly damaged. Another highway patrol vehicle pursued the Commodore … Continue reading

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