Police Rounds

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Two men arrested at Thirroul after allegedly breaking and entering houses

TWO men have been charged with allegedly breaking and entering three houses – including that of a 97-year-old woman – at Thirroul last night. Wollongong police were patrolling Station Street when they discovered a stolen Hyundai Getz hatchback parked in the street about 1.30pm yesterday (Tuesday). Police will allege a man was seen leaving the … Continue reading

Man arrested by police at Towradgi over three alleged weekend robberies

A MAN arrested at Towradgi last night will face court charged with three alleged armed robberies over the weekend. About 11pm on Friday (June 5), a man entered a service station on Towradgi Road, Towradgi, and allegedly threatened the attendant, demanding cash. The employee placed cash, cigarettes, and mobile phones in a bag before the … Continue reading

Reports of armed man at Towradgi leads to police chase and arrest

A MAN has been charged by police after allegedly being found in possession of drugs, cash and a weapon following a pursuit from Towradgi last month. Wollongong Police responded to reports of a man with a firearm at a Towradgi address about 1pm on Monday April 27. On police arrival, a Toyota Camry was seen … Continue reading

Man arrested after allegedly stealing jewellery and car from Balgownie home

A MAN will face court today charged with allegedly breaking into a Balgownie home and stealing jewellery and bedding, before making-off with a car parked at the property. During a patrol of the Lake Illawarra area on Wednesday (April 29), police allegedly witnessed a blue Toyota Corolla accelerate to high speeds to avoid police. The … Continue reading

Police appeal for witnesses after fatal crash at Lilyvale over the weekend

POLICE are appealing for witnesses as the investigation continues into a fatal single-vehicle crash at Lilyvale, near Helensburgh over the weekend. About 1.45pm on Saturday, emergency services were called to Lady Wakehurst Drive at Lilyvale, in the Royal National Park, following reports a Blue Nissan Silvia had crashed into a tree. A 19-year-old man, a … Continue reading

Teen killed in Royal National Park car crash this afternoon

A TEENAGE passenger has been killed after the vehicle in which he was travelling crashed into a tree at Lilyvale, near Helensburgh early this afternoon. A police investigation is underway following the fatal single-vehicle crash in the Royal National Park. Emergency services were called to Lady Wakehurst Drive about 1.45pm today (Saturday), following reports a … Continue reading

Teen charged after car stolen from Stanwell Park overnight

AN unlicensed teenager has been charged with multiple offences after he allegedly stole a car from Stanwell Park overnight. Shortly after 1am (Wednesday April 22), a 17-year-old boy allegedly broke into a the Stanwell Park home and stole a Toyota Prado. The vehicle was tracked by Polair as it travelled south, before coming to a … Continue reading

Knives allegedly found on man arrested for not complying with public health act

A MAN riding a bicycle at Fairy Meadow has been arrested yesterday for not complying with a notice under the public health act. About 8am on Thursday, Wollongong police attempted to stop the 29-year-old man on a bicycle at Fairy Meadow as part of investigations into a number of nuisance calls to triple zero made … Continue reading

Three teenagers issued COVID-19 related penalty infringement notices at Woonona

  THREE teenagers were issued COVID-19 related Penalty Infringement Notices (PINs) at Woonona on Monday. The three juveniles were issued PINs after ignoring warnings to return to their homes. About 10.15pm on Monday (April 6), Wollongong police went to a unit on Carrington Street, Woonona, and spoke with four young people. One of them lived … Continue reading

Police warn they will be out in force over Easter long weekend

WHILE travelling for holidays is not considered ‘essential’ travel, police will continue to be out in force over the Easter long weekend. The NSW Premier and the NSW Health Minister have outlined orders under the Public Health Act that state a person must not leave their home without a reasonable excuse. These rules do not … Continue reading

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