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POLICE KEPT BUSY OVER CHRISTMAS BREAK

Christmas isn’t always a time to rest and relax. Tomorrow will be just like any other day for our men and women in blue, fighting crime & keeping the Gold Coast safe. They got a head-start today. Read More »

ACCUSED DRUG TRAFFICKERS FACE COURT

It’s claimed a solicitor may have been tied up in a Gold Coast drug trafficking ring. Three accused faced Southport Court today. Read More »

CCTV CAMERAS BACK ON THE AGENDA IN TAREE CBD

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A plan to install CCTV cameras around Taree’s city centre is back on the agenda. But the local council says it won’t push ahead without the support from the community. Read More »

SHOTS FIRED INTO COFFS HARBOUR HOME

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward, after shots were fired into a home at Coffs Harbour. The home on Prince James Avenue was unoccupied when several shots were fired from a car at around 1am on Sunday. It’s unknown how many people were in the vehicle, which is believed to be a silver or white late-model utility. It was last seen being driven away in a southerly direction. Police have established a crime scene and are asking anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious to contact them. Read More »

BODY FOUND IN HUNTER RIVER

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Police are working to formally identify a woman, who’s body was found near Maitland yesterday. A kayaker made the discovery in the Hunter River at Lorn, at around 11:30am. The area was examined by forensic specialists, before the Water Police and Rescue Squad removed the body. A report is being prepared for the coroner. Read More »

NEW TRIAL SEES MIDWIVES HELPING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS

Escaping an abusive relationship is hard enough, but for women who are pregnant it can feel impossible. Now, in an Australian first trial, midwives at University Hospital will be trained to assist victims seek help. Read More »

MAN COMMITS INDECENT ACT IN FRONT OF GIRLS

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Police are appealing for the public’s help to identify a man who committed an act of indecency in front of two school girls at Newcastle yesterday. The 15 year olds were walking along Dumaresq Street in Hamilton at around 3:30pm, when they saw a man performing an indecent act out the front of a unit block. The girls ran away and the man started following them, before a witness called police. He’s described as being around 45 years old, Caucasian in appearance and 173-centimetres tall. He has a solid build and ‘pot’ belly, with short brown hair. Anyone with information should contact Newcastle Police. Read More »

MAN ASSAULTED DURING HOME INVASION

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A 58-year-old man was assaulted during a Central Coast home invasion overnight. Two men forced their way into his Toukley home through a back door at around 9pm, and attacked the man with an iron bar. The man suffered cuts to his head and was taken to Wyong Hospital. Detectives believe it may have been a targeted attack and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Read More »

PROSTITUTE ACCUSED OF KINKY SEX DEATH GRANTED BAIL

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A Bundall prostitute, embroiled in the bizarre death of a man at Varsity Lakes, has been granted bail. That’s despite police claims she was the mastermind behind a robbery that went horribly wrong. Read More »

COURT HEARS SINGER TONY WILLIAMS KILLED FOR REVENGE

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A Brisbane Supreme court has heard, revenge was the motive behind the murder of Gold Coast nightclub entertainer, Tony Williams. The accused believing the ‘Sex n Chocolate’ singer had assaulted his girlfriend. Read More »

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