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Three arrested after alleged shooting and break-in at Lake Macquarie

Two men have been charged and another arrested over their alleged role in a public place shooting and break-in at Lake Macquarie last night. Officers were called to a house on Alhambra Street,...

Two charged after drugs, cash seized in Newcastle

A man has been charged with commercial drug supply after methylamphetamine, liquid gamma-Hydroxybutyric (GHB) and cash were located at a unit in Newcastle. At about 9am yesterday (Thursday 6 May), officers attached to...

Appeal for information after armed robbery at Rutherford

Investigations are underway into an armed robbery in Rutherford yesterday. Shortly before midnight on Monday 3 May, officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District responded to reports of the incident at a hotel...

Man in court after attempted armed robbery at Metford

A man is due in court today charged over the alleged attempted armed robbery of a service station in Metford two weeks ago. Officers from the Port Stephens-Hunter Police District have been investigating...

Three arrested after investigation into illegal firearms and drug supply

Drug and Firearms Squad detectives have arrested two men and a woman after seizing a shortened rifle, ammunition, prohibited drugs and $8,000 cash in Cessnock. In February this year, detectives from the State...

CCTV vision released after Raymond Terrace break-in

Police have released CCTV vision as they continue to investigate a break and enter at Raymond Terrace last month. At about 1.20am on Thursday 4 March, two men approached an automotive business on...

Detectives, divers return to conduct investigation into murder of Melissa Hunt

Unsolved Homicide Squad detectives and police divers have returned to the Hunter today as inquiries continue into the murder of Melissa Hunt nearly 27 years ago. The body of Melissa Hunt, then aged...

Police appeal for witnesses after crash at Maitland

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam vision as investigations continue into a crash in Maitland last week. At about 6.55pm on Wednesday 14 April a collision occurred involving a white Husqvarna dirt...

Appeal for information after attempted robbery at Metford

Police are appealing for assistance as they investigate an attempted armed robbery in the Hunter overnight. At about 7.50pm yesterday (Sunday 18 April), a man entered a service station on Metford Road, Metford,...

Officer seriously injured after being hit by trail bike at Maitland

A police officer was injured when he was struck by a trail bike during a pursuit in the Hunter this evening. Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District had initiated a pursuit of the...

Teen arrested after assault in Edgeworth

A teenage girl has been arrested over the assault of another girl which was filmed and uploaded on social media. At about 10pm on Friday 9 April, several people attended a party...

Man charged over grocery store armed robbery at Redhead

A man will appear in court tomorrow charged over an alleged armed robbery in the Lake Macquarie region last week. Just after 7.30am on Wednesday 7 April, a male entered a grocery store...

Hornery calls for better police resources

It’s not the first time Wallsend state MP Sonia Hornery has requested more police resources for her electorate. And, given the government’s reluctance to act on her pleas, it probably won’t be the...

Hunter police searching for boys after elderly man assaulted

Police are appealing for public assistance after an elderly man was injured in an incident in the Hunter region yesterday. About 4.40pm on Thursday 8 April, officers attached to Port Stephens-Hunter Police District...

Woman charged over hit and run in Wallsend

A woman has been charged following an alleged hit and run crash in Wallsend last week. At about 5.45am (Thursday 1 April), emergency services were called to Douglas Street, Wallsend, after reports a...

Man charged after alleged robbery in Beresfield

A man has been charged over an alleged armed robbery and pursuit in Beresfield yesterday. At about 1.30pm (Tuesday 6 April), police were called to a takeaway shop on Lawson Avenue, Beresfield, following...

Man arrested after armed robbery near Maitland

A man has been arrested following an alleged armed robbery and pursuit near Maitland this afternoon. About 1.30pm on Tuesday 6 April, police were called to a takeaway shop on Lawson Avenue, Beresfield,...

Police investigate hit and run in Wallsend

Police remain at the scene of a suspected hit and run in Wallsend this morning. At about 5.45am (Thursday 1 April), emergency services were called to Douglas Street, Wallsend, after reports a motorcyclist...

Two charged after double stabbing near Cessnock

Two men will appear in court today charged over the alleged stabbing of a man in the Hunter Region earlier this month. At about 1.50am on Friday 5 March, emergency services were called...

Two charged after allegedly supplying ‘ice’ at a barber shop in Kotara

Two men have been charged over the alleged supply of prohibited drugs in Newcastle. In January, officers attached to the Hunter Region Enforcement Squad commenced Strike Force Wrack to investigate the supply of...

Man charged following serious crash at Eleebana

A Hunter man will face court next month after being charged over a serious crash in Lake Macquarie last year. About 9.15pm on Monday 19 October 2020, emergency services were called to Bareki...
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