25.9 C
Newcastle
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Category: Crime

Police investigate armed robbery in Wallsend

Police have commenced an investigation after an armed robbery at a fast food restaurant overnight. At about 8.30pm (Wednesday 24 February), a man, armed with a firearm, entered Henny Penny on Cowper...

CCTV image released as police continue to investigate assault

Police are appealing for public assistance as they continue to investigate an assault on board a train in Newcastle last year. At about 10am on Friday 25 September 2020, a 21-year-old man boarded...

Officer assaulted during arrest at Windale

A senior constable has been assaulted during an arrest in Lake Macquarie last night. At about 7pm (Sunday 21 February), officers from the Lake Macquarie Police District were called to a home on...

Wallsend woman charged after fraudulently receiving benefits from NDIS

A woman will face court after she was charged with fraudulently receiving benefits from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). In November 2020, detectives from Quakers Hill Police Area Command commenced an investigation...

Hunter motorist caught six times over the legal blood-alcohol limit

A man has been charged with high-range drink driving after allegedly being caught almost six times the legal limit in the Hunter yesterday. Just before 5.30pm Thursday (18 February), officers attached to Port...

Officer injured during arrest at East Maitland

A Maitland man faces numerous charges after a Hunter police officer was injured during an arrest in the region yesterday. About 5pm on Thursday 18 February, an officer attached to Port Stephens Traffic...

Calls to end online abuse of women

Wallsend state MP Sonia Hornery will today (Thursday 18 February) debate a Notice of Motion calling on the NSW Government to reform legislative frameworks to deal with online harassment and violence against...

Fourth man charged over Jesmond shooting

A fourth man has been charged as investigations continue into an alleged break and enter and shooting in Newcastle last month. About 8.10pm on Thursday 14 January, two 19-year-old men attended an apartment...

Police vehicle damaged at Muswellbrook, two charged

Two men will face court today after allegedly damaging a police vehicle during a brawl in the Hunter Valley overnight. About 1am on Thursday 18 February, officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District...

Man charged over attempted murder of five-month-old girl at Cessnock

A man has been charged over the alleged attempted murder of a baby in the Hunter last year. On Saturday 12 December 2020, police received reports that a then aged five-month-old girl had...

Female police officer assaulted in Lake Macquarie

A man has been charged after a female police officer was assaulted during an arrest in Lake Macquarie overnight. About 8pm on Monday 15 February, a male entered the backyard of a home...

Police search for driver after car crashes into house

Police are searching for a driver after a car crashed into a house in Raymond Terrace last night. At about 8.45pm (Friday 12 February), a silver Nissan Maxima sedan left the road and...

Man charged following police pursuit; officer injured

A man has been charged following a police pursuit, which started in the Hunter and ended at the Central Coast earlier today, that’s left an officer with a fractured wrist and facial...

Couple allegedly threatened with baseball bats

Two men will face court today after an alleged aggravated break and enter at a Newcastle residence yesterday. Shortly before 2.10pm on Tuesday 9 February, the pair attended a home on Lake Road,...

Man charged following Hunter break-ins

A man will face court next month after alleged stolen goods were found at a Hunter property yesterday. In December 2020, officers attached to Port Stephens-Hunter Police District started an investigation into three...

Police search for wanted man in Newcastle

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a man wanted on outstanding warrants in the Newcastle and Mid North Coast regions. Clint Ivan Morris, aged 31, is wanted on four outstanding warrants for...

Firearm, drugs seized after pursuit at Raymond Terrace

A man has been charged after police seized a firearm and drugs following a pursuit in the Hunter region yesterday. About 3.15am on Saturday 6 February, officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District were...

Three charged over alleged shooting at Jesmond

Three teenagers have been charged over an alleged aggravated break and enter and shooting in Newcastle last month. About 8.10pm on Thursday 14 January, two 19-year-old men attended an apartment at Newcastle Road,...

Man charged following Wallsend shooting

Police have charged a man following their investigations into a public place shooting at Wallsend earlier this week. Just before 2am on Tuesday 2 February, officers from Newcastle City Police District were called...

Shot fired at Wallsend home overnight

An investigation is underway following a public place shooting at Wallsend overnight. Just before 2am on Tuesday 2 February, officers from Newcastle City Police District were called to a home on Platt Street,...

Man charged after a firearm, drugs and cash were seized near Heatherbrae

A man has been charged after a firearm, drugs and cash were located during a vehicle stop in the Hunter overnight. At about 11.15pm last night (Sunday 31 January), police received information from...