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Body pulled from surf in Royal National Park

A BODY has been pulled from the water at Little Marley Beach, in the Royal National Park, this morning. Emergency services were called about 10.50am today (Tuesday), after a man was seen floating in the water. He was winched by helicopter however paramedics were unable to revive him, and he died at the scene. A … Continue reading

Woonona murder charge after woman found dead in Gray Street

A MAN has been charged over the suspected domestic violence-related death of a woman at Woonona. Emergency services were called to a home on Gray Street, Woonona, about 11pm on Monday, responding to reports a woman had been injured. Wollongong police and paramedics arrived on site but were unable to revive the 76-year-old woman, who … Continue reading

Man arrested after death of a woman at Woonona

A MAN has been arrested after a woman was found dead at Woonona last night. Emergency services were called to a Gray Street home about 11pm on Monday, after reports a woman had been injured. Wollongong police and paramedics arrived to find an unresponsive 76-year-old woman, who was unable to be revived. A crime scene … Continue reading

Coledale arrest after armed stand-off

A MAN has been arrested following a stand-off with police at Coledale overnight. About 12.20am (29 January 2019), police were called to a home on Buttenshaw Drive, following concerns for the welfare of the occupants. It will be alleged a male occupant refused to leave and armed himself with a knife. A perimeter was established … Continue reading

Coledale gun fire turns out to be fireworks… Man arrested after stand-off

A MAN has been arrested after a stand-off with police at a Coledale this morning. Wollongong police were called to a home on Buttenshaw Drive just after 9am after reports that several gunshots had been heard. Police attended and were assisted by specialist officers from the NSWPF Aviation Support Branch, Negotiation Unit and Tactical Operations … Continue reading

Woonona man charged after stabbing outside Wollongong Hospital

A WOONONA man has been charged after another man was stabbed outside Wollongong Hospital earlier this week. Just before 9.30am on Monday, a 40-year-old man was sitting at a bus stop outside the hospital on Crown Street. Police will allege that as a white Holden Commodore sedan drove past, and the 45-year-old male driver yelled … Continue reading

Computer seized from Thirroul home after child grooming charges

A MAN has been charged following an investigation by Strike Force Trawler detectives into online child exploitation. In November 2018, detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad’s Child Exploitation Internet Unit (CEIU) commenced an investigation following a referral from Queensland Police’s Task Force Argos. Strike Force Trawler detectives began engaging online with a … Continue reading

Murder accused dies after Woonona nursing home death

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a 90-year-old man at a Woonona nursing home, have been advised a man allegedly involved has died. Detectives had been investigating the death of a patient after he was allegedly assaulted by a 70-year-old man at the Illawarra Retirement Trust nursing home on Tuesday November 27 2018. A 90-year-old man … Continue reading

Drug arrest at Austinmer hotel

TWO men are before the courts after being charged with serious drug offences when arrested at Austinmer and Fairy Meadow on Wednesday. During November 2018 Wollongong police formed Strike Force Aperta to investigate the supply of illegal drugs in the Illawarra area. Investigators identified two men as part of the operation and about 5.20pm on … Continue reading

Man arrested at Bulli for car-jacking

A MAN has been arrested at Bulli and charged with multiple offences following an alleged carjacking at Keiraville earlier this month. A 21-year-old man parked his Volkswagen Golf on Robsons Road, Keiraville about 9.40am on Tuesday December 11, before he was approached by an unknown man from a nearby parked Toyota Aurion. The 21-year-old man … Continue reading

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