Aussie Police News Wrap for Saturday, 10/06/2017 – Day Shift Reports

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Bringing you up to date with the news released by all Australian Police agencies on Saturday, 10/06/2017.

The following are media releases from the past 24 hours by their respective agencies, beginning with the most recent article.

Search for missing teen Erin Norman

Victoria Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 19:51 AEST

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing teen Erin Norman.

The 15-year-old girl was last seen at a shopping centre in Melton on 17 May with a male friend.

Police and family have concerns for her welfare due to her age and health issues.

She is described as being 165cm tall with a medium build and brown hair.

Police have released an image of Erin in the hope someone recognises her and can provide information on her current whereabouts.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (115 words)

Three arrested – Guildford

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 17:44 AEST

About 4.45pm (Saturday 10 June 2017), police were patrolling Excelsior Street, Guildford, when they came across a man blocking the street.

Officers spoke to the man, who allegedly became aggressive. About 30 people attending a function at a nearby residence then attended and also became aggressive towards officers.

Police called for further assistance, and numerous police resources attended.

Three men were arrested, and they have been taken to Parramatta Police Station where they are assisting with inquiries.

No police were seriously injured during the incident.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (100 words)

Missing man found deceased – Heathcote

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 17:00 AEST

A man missing from Sydney’s south has been located deceased.

The 28-year-old man was last seen about 7.30am on Thursday (8 June 2017), at a home on President Avenue, Kirrawee.

Police from Sutherland Local Area Command commenced inquiries to locate him.

About 10.25am today (Saturday 10 June 2017), police located the body of the man in bushland at Heathcote.

There are no suspicious circumstances in the man’s death.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (76 words)

Drugs allegedly found during vehicle

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 16:44 AEST

A man and a woman will face court next week after they were allegedly found in possession of drugs during a vehicle search.

About 11.10pm yesterday (Friday 9 June 2017), police were patrolling The Hume Highway at Goulburn, when they stopped a Mitsubishi Mirage.

The female driver was subjected to a roadside drug test which gave a positive result.

Officers subsequently searched the vehicle allegedly locating more than 21 grams of methylamphetamine or ‘ICE’ and over 20 grams of heroin.

The 23-year-old woman and her male passenger, aged 35, were arrested and taken to Goulburn Police Station where they were charged in relation to drug supply.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (207 words)

Large quantity of money found in Frankston

Victoria Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 15:50 AEST

Frankston police are hoping to locate the owner of a quantity of cash that was found yesterday.

It is believed a man found a large amount of money on a platform at the Frankston Railway Station on 9 June.

The money was then handed into the Frankston Police Station.

Police are hoping the owner will come forward to claim the money and identify the denominations, what the money was contained in and the total amount of money.

Police are not releasing the exact amount of cash.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (106 words)

Operation Regal nabs speedster, evader and 150 in emergency lane

Victoria Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 15:27 AEST

Brimbank Highway Patrol officers have made it clear Operation Regal is in full swing this weekend.

It is alleged a northbound sedan was spotted illegally driving in the emergency lane on the Western Ring Road yesterday evening.

As police on foot tried to stop the vehicle, it allegedly drove around a police member and back into the emergency lane at speed, exiting at Furlong Road about 5pm.

A short time later, a Highway Patrol unit activated its lights in an attempt to intercept the vehicle on Gumtree Close when the car has taken the corner towards Camara Street and crashed into a sign.

The male driver allegedly fled on foot but was sprayed with OC foam and arrested not far from the scene of the crash.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (445 words)

Drivers urged to exercise caution on roads – Operation Stay Alert

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 12:29 AEST

With a number of motorists making poor decisions on the roads NSW Police are reminding road users to act responsibly and consider the safety of others as they travel.

Operation Stay Alert commenced at midnight on Friday 9 June 2017 and concludes at 11.59pm on Monday 12 June 2017. Double demerits are in force throughout the period.

Officers will be a highly-visible presence on the roads during the operation, targeting speeding, mobile phone use, alcohol, drug-affected drivers, fatigue and seatbelt use.

A 36-year-old man died after the car he was travelling in crashed into a tree at Yass about 12.10am today (Saturday 10 June 2017).

Assistant Commissioner Michael Corboy of the Traffic and Highway Patrol Command, said he was disappointed with some driver behaviour.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (680 words)

POLICE MOTORBIKE RAMMED – COBURG

Victoria Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 12:27 AEST

The State Highway Patrol Solo Unit attempted to intercept a motorbike, allegedly bearing false plates, in Bell St about 12.40pm on 9 June.

The man, riding a black Suzuki motorbike, rammed a police motorcycle in an attempt to avoid apprehension. The man lost control of his motorbike before running from members.

Police chased the man on foot along Bell Street and arrested him a short distance away.

The police motorbike received minor damage from the incident however, no one was injured.

The 30-year-old Donvale man was interviewed by police and charged with conduct endangering person, evade police, assault/resist police, driving under the influence of drugs, drive whilst disqualified and other property and traffic offences.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (154 words)

Calamity of errors in Highett

Victoria Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 11:17 AEST

Moorabbin Highway Patrol officers were left shaking their heads by an unlicensed duo in Highett yesterday afternoon.

Police intercepted a vehicle on Karen Street about 5.35pm.

It was discovered the driver, a 54-year-old woman from Springvale, had a suspended licence and her car was immediately impounded for 30 days at a cost of $932.

A 22-year-old, also from Springvale, was called to come and collect her.

This woman, who raised eyebrows when she allegedly disobeyed a no U-turn sign in front of police, was also driving on a suspended licence.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (171 words)

Missing woman Karen Curnow

Victoria Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 10:58 AEST

Investigators have been told the 57-year-old left a Chetwyn Court residence sometime between 3pm and 4pm on 9 June to go shopping but hasn’t been seen since.

It is believed Karen was travelling in a red 2005 model Toyota sedan with registration TOL222.

Police and family members hold concerns for her welfare.

Investigators have released an image of Karen in the hope someone recognises her and can provide information on her current whereabouts.

Anyone who sights Karen or has information on her whereabouts is urged to contact Frankston Police Station on 9784 5555 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (100 words)

Missing man Paul Krieger

Victoria Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 10:18 AEST

The 38-year-old Forest Hill man was last seen travelling home on a bus about 3.30pm on 9 June.

Police and family members hold concerns for Paul’s safety as he has an intellectual disability.

Paul enjoys catching trains and is known to frequent the Metro rail network.

He is described as having a large build, blond fair hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion, and was last seen wearing a black windcheater, grey track pants and black runners.

Police have released an image of Paul in the hope someone can provide information on his whereabouts.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (117 words)

Two males charged over siege – Warrawong

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 09:14 AEST

Two males will appear in court after they were charged following a siege at Warrawong overnight.

About 9.15pm on Friday 9 June 2017, police were called to Churchill Avenue following reports of people attempting to enter the premises through the roof.

Officers from Lake Illawarra Local Area Command attended and located two males in the roof cavity of the premises.

Upon the arrival of the officers the two males forced their way onto the roof and started to throw roof tiles at the attending police.

A significant number of police resources were called to the location including general duties, criminal investigation, proactive crime team, rescue unit, dog unit and highway patrol.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (218 words)

Police investigate two taxi driver robberies – Surry Hills

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 08:44 AEST

Police are investigating the robbery of a two taxi drivers overnight in Surry Hills and attempting to determine if it is linked to several recent similar incidents.

About 1am today (Saturday 10 June 2017), a taxi driver travelling north on Harris Street at Pyrmont was hailed by a man near Allen Street and directed to drive to Surry Hills.

At the intersection of Gladstone and Hart Street the driver was asked to stop the vehicle.

Police have been told that the man then produced a knife and threatened the 35-year-old taxi driver and demanded money.

The driver told the man that he had no money but he was again threatened at knifepoint and a further demand for money was made.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (367 words)

Armed robbery of supermarket – Balmain

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 08:14 AEST

Police are investigating the armed robbery of a supermarket in Balmain last night.

Just before 9.30pm (Friday 9 June 2017), two employees, aged 21 and 33, were working behind the counter at a supermarket on Darling Street, when they were confronted by two males who ran into the store.

Police have been told the men armed with a small axe and a knife threatened the employees, demanding cash.

The pair ran from the rear of the store into the car park, taking cash.

The staff members and a number of customers in the store at the time were uninjured.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (209 words)

Woman charged over stabbing – Nowra

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 08:00 AEST

A woman has been charged after a domestic stabbing at Bomaderry yesterday.

About 3.30am on Friday 9 June 2017, a 46-year-old man was stabbed three times in the shoulder after answering a knock at his door on Alfred Street, Bomaderry.

The offender fled the scene following the incident.

Police from Shoalhaven Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

The man was taken to Shoalhaven Hospital, where he was treated for non life threatening injuries and subsequently released.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (128 words)

Woodvale Armed Robbery

Western Australia Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 07:15 AEST

Regional Investigations Unit detectives are seeking information regarding an armed robbery at a liquor store on Friday, 9 June 2017.

Just after 8pm a man armed with what appeared to be a handgun, entered the store located on Tapping Drive in Woodvale. He threatened staff members and demanded money. He fled the store after being given a sum of cash.

The offender is described as being in his 40s, fair skinned, approximately 183cms tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a hooded top and dark coloured track suit pants.

Detectives would like to anyone who was in the vicinity of robbery who may have seen the incident or the man.

Read the rest at Western Australia Police (111 words)

Morley Fatal Crash

Western Australia Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 06:52 AEST

Major Crash officers are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Morley at approximately 5:30pm yesterday, Friday 9 June 2017.

A white Kawasaki motorcycle travelling north on Crimea Street collided with a blue Holden Commodore sedan at the intersection of Westlake Road and Crimea Street.

The motorcycle rider, a 23 year old man from Landsdale received life threatening injuries and was conveyed by ambulance to Royal Perth Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the Commodore, a 37 year old woman from Morley was not injured.

Major Crash investigators would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the crash or either vehicle prior to the crash.

Read the rest at Western Australia Police (110 words)

Shots fired – West Hoxton

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 05:14 AEST

About 7pm (Friday 9 June 2017), multiple shots were fired into the fence of a home on Twenty Second Avenue.

A man and woman home at the time were uninjured.

Officers from Green Valley Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene which has been examined by forensic specialists.

Initial inquiries suggest the incident is targeted.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (57 words)

Berwick drink driver

Victoria Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 04:52 AEST

They observed an Audi on Clyde Road about 3am, almost colliding with a traffic light.

The vehicle was pulled over and it was found to have a cancelled registration.

The 42-year-old Berwick man was breath tested and returned a positive reading.

He was taken back to Pakenham Police Station where he returned an evidentiary breath test of 0.172%.

He has had his license immediately suspended for 12 months and he will be charged on summons with drink driving and other traffic related offences.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (155 words)

Man charged over stabbing – Redfern

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 04:44 AEST

A man has been charged after a stabbing in Redfern last night.

Just after 11pm (Friday 9 June 2017, a 49-year-old man was stabbed in the abdomen at a unit in Elizabeth Street, Redfern.

Officers from Redfern Local Area Command attended and arrested a 62-year-old man.

The younger man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to St Vincent’s Hospital, in a serious but stable condition.

The older man was taken to Redfern Police Station where he was charged with wound person intend to cause grievous bodily harm.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (115 words)

Man dies in single vehicle crash near Yass

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 03:44 AEST

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal single vehicle crash near Yass overnight.

About 12.10am (Saturday 10 June 2016), emergency services were called to Dalton Road, Dalton, about 40km north east of Yass, following reports a Nissan Patrol utility had hit a tree.

A driver, a 36-year-old man, suffered fatal injuries and he died at the scene.

Officers from The Hume Local Area Command attended the scene.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (83 words)

Man seriously injured after crash near Wollongong

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 03:44 AEST

A man has been seriously injured after a crash south of Sydney yesterday.

About 10pm (Friday 9 June 2017), emergency services were called to Picton Road, Cordeaux, north east of Wollongong, after reports of a crash.

Initial inquiries suggest, a 25-year-old man stopped to assist the driver of a Holden Commodore, when it was hit by a Hyundai Elantra, trapping the man between the Commodore and his own Isuzu Dmax.

The man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedic for serious injuries to his legs before he was transferred to Liverpool Hospital in a stable condition. His injuries are not considered life threatening.

Officers from Wollongong Local Area Command attended and will investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (156 words)

Stradbroke fatal collision

Victoria Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 02:52 AEST

It is believed the two motorbikes collided head on just before 12.30am on an unnamed road near Baldwins Lane.

A 24-year-old man died at the scene.

The other rider, a 22-year-old man, has been airlifted to hospital non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Read the rest at Victoria Police (67 words)

Man arrested over stabbing – Redfern

New South Wales Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 00:29 AEST

A man has been arrested after a stabbing at Redfern tonight.

Just after 11pm (Friday 9 June 2017, a 49-year-old man was stabbed in the abdomen at a unit in Elizabeth Street, Redfern.

Officers from Redfern Local Area Command attended and arrested a 62-year-old man.

The younger man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to St Vincent’s Hospital, in a serious but stable condition.

The older man was taken to Redfern Police Station where is currently assisting police with their inquiries.

Read the rest at New South Wales Police (100 words)

Search for missing man Anthony Leonard

Victoria Police on Saturday, 10/06/2017 00:05 AEST

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Anthony Leonard.

The 66-year-old was last seen at his aged care facility on Dowling Street in Wendouree just before 7pm.

Police and family have concerns for his welfare due to his medical condition.

Anthony is described as 177cm tall, solid build, dark hair and wears glasses.

He was last seen wearing a dark blue jumper and dark coloured pants.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (101 words)

Search for missing man Noel O’Brien

Victoria Police on Friday, 09/06/2017 23:47 AEST

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Noel O’Brien.

The 45-year-old last made contact with someone via text message at 4pm.

Police and family have concerns for his welfare.

Noel is described as 172cm tall, medium build, short shaved hair which is brown/grey, unshaven appearance, wears reading glasses and was last seen wearing dark tracksuit top and pants.

Police have released an image of Noel in the hope someone recognises him.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (93 words)

Man charged following Brighton fatal shooting and siege

Victoria Police on Friday, 09/06/2017 23:37 AEST

Victoria Police and their partners within the Joint Counter Terrorism Team have charged a man following the execution of a number of search warrants in the northern suburbs this morning.

These warrants relate to the ongoing investigation into an incident in Brighton on Monday.

An Ascot Vale man has been charged with numerous offences including prohibited person in possession of firearm and committing an indictable offence while on bail.

The 30-year-old faced an out of sessions hearing tonight and has been remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (89 words)

Search for missing teenager Ryan Galik

Victoria Police on Friday, 09/06/2017 23:27 AEST

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Ryan Galik.

The 14-year-old was last seen on Strabane Way in Hampton Park about 3pm.

Police and family have concerns for his welfare due to his age.

Ryan is described as 170cm tall, thin build, blue eyes, shoulder length light brown hair and has a nose piercing.

He was last seen wearing black jeans, black and white runners and a black and white tie dye long sleeve top.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (110 words)

Digital face image released following suspicious activity in Mentone

Victoria Police on Friday, 09/06/2017 22:35 AEST

Police have released a facial composite of a man who they believe may be able to assist with their investigation into a number of reports of suspicious activity in the Mentone area this month.

Investigators have been told a girl was walking along Bourke Street on her way to school on 1 June when a man in a red sedan pulled up beside her about 8.35am.

The man, who was wearing a grey hooded jumper, wound down the window and told the girl he was a friend of her mother’s and to get into the car.

The girl did not recognise the man and instead ran across the road to a park.

The man performed a U-turn but did not get out of the car.

Read the rest at Victoria Police (379 words)

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