Narooma area police report: Jan. 29

Surf rescues

AN off-duty police officer not from the area rescued a 74-year-old woman caught in a rip at Carters Beach, Kianga at 3.50pm on Thursday.

He grabbed the angel ring rescue device stationed on the headland before swimming out to the woman.

She was taken to Moruya Hospital by ambulance for observation.

Another rescue occurred at outer Bar Beach at lunchtime on Wednesday when a local boy also got into trouble in the surf and bystander from Canberra waded out to pull him back to safety. No police or paramedics were involved.

Intimidation charge

A MAN was observed to behave in offensive manner and intimidate a 28-year-old tourist at the Narooma Plaza at 4pm on Sunday, January 19.

Police were called a reviewed closed-circuit television footage identifying and charging an 18-year-old from Bodalla with intimidation and offensive behaviour.

Biker injured

A BIKER crashed his Harley Davidson on a corner at Wapengo on the Bermagui Tathra Road at 4.15pm on Monday, January 20.

He lost control, sliding into stand of melaleuca trees suffering serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

He was taken to Bega Hospital and later airlifted to Canberra.

Rainy accident

TWO cars collided at the Narooma Bridge in wet conditions at 5.40pm on Friday. There were no injuries but both vehicles needed to be towed.

Low ranger

A 30-year-old Cobargo man was charged with low-range drink driving after failing a roadside breath test on the Bermagui Cobargo Road at 6.10pm on Saturday.

Beach theft

A SURFBOARD bag, clothing, a towel and diving gear was stolen from Dalmeny Beach between 12pm and 2pm on Thursday.

$600 parking

A P-plate driver was fined $600 for parking in a disabled car parking spot at the Narooma Golf Club on Saturday, January 11.

Helmet warning

POLICE are reminding everyone to wear helmets while riding bicycles after several young adults on bikes at Bermagui were warned.

Anyone with any information on these matters should contact Narooma police on 4476 2044 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

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