Police Rounds

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Police investigation underway after armed robberies at Woonona and Fairy Meadow

A POLICE investigation is underway into armed robberies at Woonona and Fairy Meadow this afternoon. Just after 2.30pm today (Tuesday May 11), police were called to the Bendigo Bank at Fairy Meadow, after reports of an armed robbery. Police have been told an unknown man, who was armed with a firearm, threatened two tellers and … Continue reading

Drugs and firearms seized after alleged Bandidos member arrested at Sandon Point

SIX men have been charged by police after prohibited drugs worth $12 million, three firearms and $1.2 million cash were seized following a dramatic arrest at Sandon Point, Bulli just before midday yesterday by the Tactical Operations Unit. Following a joint investigation between Southern Region Enforcement Squad and the Raptor Squad a 36-year-old man was … Continue reading

Police targeting the Four Ds: drink, drug, dangerous and distracted driving, this Easter long weekend

ROAD users are encouraged to look out for each other while travelling over Easter, ahead of a state-wide police operation. Easter Operation 2021 will begin at 12.01am tomorrow (Thursday April 1 2021) and run until 11:59pm on Monday April 5 2021. Double-demerit points are in force throughout the period for speeding, seatbelt, mobile phone and … Continue reading

Teen allegedly clocked driving through Royal National Park at over 135kmh

A TEENAGE driver has been fined $2,520 and lost six demerit points after allegedly being caught speeding in the Royal National Park. About 5pm yesterday (Wednesday February 3), a black Ford Focus was travelling along Sir Bertram Stevens Drive, Royal National Park, allegedly travelling up to 138kmh in a sign-posted 80kmh zone. Officers attached to … Continue reading

Man charged by police after allegedly photographing girls at Towradgi

A MAN has been charged after allegedly taking photographs of girls at Towradgi and Wollongong. Police were called to Wollongong Harbour about 3pm on Tuesday, January 26, following reports a man was photographing girls as they were swimming. Wollongong police attended and spoke with a 52-year-old man, who had been apprehended by members of the public. … Continue reading

Alleged robber ‘piggy-backs’ elderly victim to his Towradgi home

A MAN who allegedly ‘piggy-backed’ his elderly victim to a Towradgi home over the weekend and robbed him, will face Wollongong court today. A 67-year-old man was cleaning public space near the Towradgi rock pools about 2.30am on Sunday, when he was approached and chased into the sand dunes by a younger man. The younger … Continue reading

Woman charged at Helensburgh after refusing to wear a mask and provide personal details

A WOMAN has been charged by police after allegedly refusing to wear a mask at Helensburgh Railway Station. Wollongong Police Transport Command officers were patrolling a train travelling between Thirroul and Helensburgh, when they observed a woman not wearing a mask about 2.50pm on Thursday. Police allege the 47-year-old woman refused to answer questions or … Continue reading

Second man charged after an alleged Balgownie armed robbery

A SECOND man has been charged following an alleged armed robbery in Balgownie earlier this year. A man armed with a firearm entered licensed premises on Balgownie Road and allegedly threatened two employees about 11pm on Monday August 17, 2020. The man demanded cash before leaving the scene on a motorcycle and riding north on … Continue reading

Man charged with Balgownie armed robbery

A MAN has been charged following an alleged armed robbery in Balgownie earlier this year. About 11pm on Monday August 17, a man, armed with a firearm, allegedly has demanded cash and threatened two employees at a licensed premises on Balgownie Road before escaping on a motorcycle and riding north on Church Street. No one … Continue reading

Safety video launched to protect international students from drowning

A WATER safety video is today being launched in a bid to protect international students from drowning this summer. NSW Police Force in partnership with Surf Life Saving NSW, Royal Life Saving NSW and a Sydney council are launching the video today (Monday December 7), which was funded by Study NSW. In the video, six … Continue reading