Police Rounds

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Elderly man stabbed while walking in Balgownie over the weekend

AN elderly man has been stabbed while out walking in Balgownie over the weekend. The 72-year-old man was walking on Wright Street, Balgownie, near the Devenish Street intersection, on Saturday, March 5, between 7.30am and 8am, when he was approached from behind. He was threatened with a knife by a man demanding cash and belongings, … Continue reading

Man charged after police chase through Bellambi and East Corrimal

A MAN has been charged with driving offences following a pursuit through the streets of Bellambi and East Corrimal last month. Just after 10am on (Friday January 11, 2022), officers attached to Southern Region Enforcement Squad were patrolling the Bellambi area, when they attempted to stop a Holden Astra. The Holden allegedly failed to stop, … Continue reading

Woman charged after alleged graffiti vandalism at Towradgi COVID clinic

A WOMAN who allegedly sprayed graffiti on a Towradgi COVID testing clinic and assaulted police during her early morning arrest will face Wollongong Court today. Wollongong Police said a woman entered the COVID testing clinic on Moray Road, Towradgi about 1.20am today (Friday, February 11, 2022), and allegedly sprayed black graffiti on a white medical … Continue reading

Man remains in critical condition after Woonona surf rescue on Saturday

A MAN remains in a critical condition after three people were pulled from the surf, north of Collins Point, Woonona yesterday. About 3.30pm on Saturday (January 15, 2022), emergency services were called to the beach fronting Ocean Park after reports three people were seen struggling in a rip about 100m offshore. The swimmers were brought … Continue reading

Man disqualified from driving until 2041 charged with speeding and driving recklessly at Corrimal

A BELLAMBI man, disqualified from driving until 2041, has been charged after a police pursuit on Tuesday. The police highway patrol stopped a silver Holden sedan travelling on Rothery Street Corrimal about 5pm on Tuesday. Checks revealed the man behind the wheel was disqualified from driving until 2041. The driver was directed to pull over; … Continue reading

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

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