Shoalhaven News

Man spits on Police Officer in Nowra

A man has been charged with allegedly spitting on and assaulting a Police Officer. Just before 3pm on Saturday, Officers from the South Coast Highway Patrol, noticed a Nissan Patrol wagon with modifications travelling north on the Princes Highway. They then drove to his home on Gunbar Way in Nowra. The 24 year...

PIN issued in East Nowra

South Coast Police have issued another penalty infringement notice in East Nowra as part of the COVID19 restriction rules. On Friday, Officers stopped a 24 year old man riding a riding a bicycle in a dangerous manner and without a helmet in the middle of Knapp Avenue. Police allege the man threw...

Woman accused of supplying contraband to South Coast prisoner

A woman has been charged as part of an ongoing investigation into the trafficking of contraband into a correctional facility on the South Coast by a Corrective Services NSW officer. Last month, detectives from the Corrective Services Investigation Unit established Strike Force Draymar to investigate reports of corrupt activity by a...

Police on the hunt for sexual predator at Sanctuary Point

Police are seeking information about an incident at Sanctuary Point where a woman was sexually touched. Around 7pm on Wednesday, a 29-year-old woman was walking along Larmer Avenue, when she passed a man wearing a hooded jacket. At the same time a car drove past. The woman turned onto The Wool Road, when...

Taking Pressure Off Ratepayers, Businesses and Councils

The state government has made changes to ensure council resources continue to be focused on frontline COVID-19 response efforts and allow councils to provide financial relief to businesses and residents. These changes provide councils with the ability to adjust to rapidly shifting circumstances, give communities more time to pay their rates,...

South Coast pair sought for fraud

Moruya Police are asking information from the public in relation to fraud incidents that occurred in Moruya and Batemans Bay on the morning of Thursday March 26. Police are seeking to identify the people aged late teens or early 20’s captured in these CCTV images leaving a takeaway food store in...

Domestic violence targeted in South Coast police operation

Officers from South Coast Police District are placing a strong focus on reducing domestic and family violence incidents across the community. More than 220 apprehended violence order compliance checks have been conducted by officers from South Coast Police District since the start of the month, as police continue to target high-risk...

Ride-away suspect granted strict conditional bail

A man who allegedly tried to get away from Police on a pushbike in Nowra but was stopped by a traffic controller has been granted strict conditional bail following an appearance in Wollongong Local Court. Jamie William Pearce was wanted for breaching bail. He allegedly attempted to escape police only to be...

Traffic Control operator comes to the rescue in Nowra Police chase

A man is due to face court today after allegedly fleeing from police on a bike. Around 12pm yesterday, Officers were patrolling the Nowra CBD when they saw a man wanted for breaching bail. He fled the scene and was found a short time later on Osbourne Street, riding towards Hyam Street. As...