Saturday, August 24, 2019
A man has been charged with firearm and drug offences after a pursuit in Newcastle. About 3.35pm yesterday (Tuesday 2 January 2018), police were patrolling Sandgate Road, Wallsend, when they attempted to pull over a Holden Commodore sedan. The vehicle accelerated...
Police are disappointed with the results of Operation Safe Arrival after 28 were killed during the 18-day operation. Disappointment often turned into frustration, as police continued to see drivers put themselves and other road user’s lives at risk through dangerous...
A man has been charged after a fatal fail to stop crash in Newcastle on New Years Day. About 2.45am (Monday 1 January 2018), a 44-year-old man was driving a Holden Statesman west on Railway Road, New Lambton, when the...
Two men have been arrested following ongoing investigations into alleged Outlaw Motorcycle Gang criminal activity in the state’s Hunter Region. Strike Force Batterson was jointly established by State Crime Command’s Criminal Group Squad Strike Force Raptor with the state’s Northern Region to...

Escapee arrested

A man has been arrested after allegedly escaping police custody while receiving medical treatment at a hospital in Newcastle. A 20 year old man from Carrington was arrested at 8.30am yesterday (Wednesday 27 December 2017) and taken to Newcastle Police...
Three men have been charged over an alleged armed robbery in Newcastle on Sunday morning. Just before 8.30am (Sunday 24 December 2017), police will allege two men entered a shop on Young Street, in the Newcastle suburb of Carrington, armed...
A woman has died after she was hit by a car while walking on the road at Wallsend last night. Just after 11pm (Thursday 21 December 2017), a 21-year-old woman was walking with two male friends west along Minmi Road. As...
The Christmas spirit is truly alive and well in Newcastle, with the community banding together to help a family in need this festive season. A vast network of Newcastle-based volunteers with the national domestic violence support charity, Friends With Dignity,...

Mayoral pay rates

Much discussion around the dinner table this week centred around the wage rise for the mayor and councillors on Newcastle City Council and why their pay is notionally higher than their counterparts on the Lake Macquarie City Council. Newcastle’s seven...
Police in the Newcastle area are calling on all business owners to remain vigilant following a number of robberies at businesses in Newcastle. Officers are calling on business owners and staff to keep doors locked ahead of opening hours when...
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