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Category: Crime

Third person charged after tomahawk assault in East Maitland

A man will face court today charged over an alleged assault and affray incident in East Maitland last week.

Police investigate series of armed robberies in Lake Macquarie

Armed with recent CCTV footage, Lake Macquarie detectives are continuing to investigate several armed robberies across the region.

Sex assault caused frenzied Scone murder: Lawyer

A 21-year-old who stabbed his work mentor to death did so after waking to find himself being sexually assaulted, his lawyer has told the NSW Supreme Court.

Lake Macquarie drink drive blitz results in shocking figures

Almost one in five drivers returned positive results during a proactive drink and drug driving blitz in Lake Macquarie yesterday.

Removalists among those still not complying with Public Health Orders

Three removalists who allegedly had knowledge they were COVID positive before travelling from metropolitan Sydney to regional NSW are among the latest people to breach Public Health Orders (PHO) in the past 24 hours.

Man charged following Kurri Kurri pursuit

A man has been charged following a police pursuit through the Hunter overnight.

Man seriously injured after being hit with tomahawk in East Maitland

A man has been seriously injured during an incident in East Maitland overnight.

Hunter man charged over touching of teen girl

A 42-year-old man from the Hunter region will appear in court charged with sexually touching a 14-year-old girl who is known to him.

NSW police hunt down machete carjackers

A terrified young family has been forced from their car by a group of men armed with a machete, leading to a three-hour police pursuit across Sydney's west.

Two arrested after $9m Sydney drug haul

Two men have been arrested after police seized more than $9 million worth of cocaine and ice during a vehicle stop in Sydney's southwest.

Two teens charged following Rutherford armed robbery

Two teenagers have been charged following an alleged armed robbery in the Hunter overnight.

Mayfield man charged with murder

A man will face court today charged with murder after a body was found in a home unit in Mayfield last night.

Hunter man denies murdering teenage girlfriend

A man has pleaded not guilty to murdering his 18-year-old girlfriend whose body was found at a home in the Hunter region.

More jail time for drunk and deadly driver

A Port Stephens drunk driver who was speeding when he crashed and killed two passengers has had his sentence extended.

Detectives investigate armed robbery at Cardiff hotel

Robbery and Serious Crime Squad detectives are appealing for public assistance following an armed robbery at a licensed premises near Lake Macquarie last week.

Bandidos charged in Hunter Raptor Squad raid

Raptor Squad investigators have seized nine firearms and charged 10 people during a proactive police operation across the Northern Region

Two charged with property, firearm and drug offences

A man and woman have been charged with property, firearm and drug offences after police executed a search warrant at their home in Cessnock.

Dance teacher charged over alleged sexual abuse of students

A dance teacher will appear in court today charged over the alleged sexual abuse of students in the Port Stephens area.

Hunter correctional officer charged following sexual offence

A Corrective Services NSW officer has been charged following an investigation into an alleged sexual offence and common assault of a female employee in the Hunter. In May this year, detectives from the...

New police recruits eye off Hunter home

Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens-Hunter Police Districts will welcome a total of 11 new probationary constables to the region after they graduated from the Goulburn Police Academy last week. The rookies are expected...

Two charged after police pursuit in Cessnock

A man, and a woman wanted on outstanding warrants, have been charged after a pursuit with police in Cessnock overnight. Just before 12.30am (Monday 21 June), officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District...
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