Man arrested for gun theft
FOLLOWING a recent police report in the Narooma News regarding ammunition found, a Narooma man checked his firearms. He found that five of his registered firearms had been stolen from his shed.
At 7pm on Thursday police received information from the community which led them to locate three of the missing firearms at Wallaga Lake.
Police arrested an 18-year-old Wallaga Lake man at 8pm.
All ammunition has been accounted for but two guns are still missing.
The man has been charged with break and entering, stealing the firearms, possessing unauthorised firearms and not keeping firearms safely. He also had an outstanding warrant. Bail has been refused. Police appreciate the assistance of the Wallaga Lake community in this matter.
AN oily clear substance was smeared on a white Hilux parked in Garvan Street, Narooma between 9am and 12.30pm on Monday, February 18.
POLICE issued a ticket for a vehicle that was illegally parked in a disabled parking spot in the Narooma plaza car park.
Other parking spaces were available at the time 6.40pm on Saturday.
Holiday park theft
TWO GPS units worth $600 were stolen from a car in a local caravan park on Friday night. No damaged was caused to the vehicle.
Earlier last week two bikes worth $700 were stolen from the veranda of a holiday cabin.
BETWEEN 8pm and 11pm on Friday a white Toyota Starlet was stolen near the intersection of McMillan Avenue and Forsters Bay Road.
The vehicle was recovered on Hillcrest Avenue at 1pm on Saturday.
Both front tyres had rolled off the rims making the car undriveable.
The car has been impounded for forensic examination.
Sports bag found
A SPORTS bag containing boxing gear and other items was found at Akolele last Wednesday. Police suspect it fell from a vehicle. It can be collected from Narooma police station.
BETWEEN 3.30pm on Monday, February 18 and 7am the following day, unknown persons gained entry into a caterpillar earthworks plant parked on Centenary Drive, Narooma. They forced the fuel cap and removed 80 litres of diesel.
A DRIVER in Lamont Street, Bermagui was pulled over for not wearing their seatbelt on February 19. The driver was issued with a fine for $298 and will lose three demerit points.
A YOUNG boy will be receiving a caution under the young offenders act after he was pulled over recently in Umbarra Road, Wallaga Lake.
The 14-year old was driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle and didn’t hold a licence.
ACTING on information received from national park officers, police located 12 cannabis plants found in Wandella bushland. The plants were in pots scattered through the bush.
Lotto scam via SMS
A DALMENY woman is keen to warn others of a scam that she has come across. She has received three SMS from FreeLotto UK, saying her mobile phone number has been selected to win her 750,000 UK pounds. The messages said she can claim the money by contacting them. This is a scam and people are reminded not to respond to the call.