Narooma area police report: Feb. 5

Antisocial behaviour

POLICE  have been dealing with anti-social behaviour in shopping areas around Narooma. They have the authority to bar people from entering certain areas and premises if intoxicated, being obnoxious or interfering with other people’s shopping experience.

Car damaged

A CAR parked at Dalmeny was scraped with a sharp object on both sides overnight on Sunday, January 26 with damage estimated at $2000.

Drink driver

A 37-year-old Narooma man failed a stationary roadside breath test on the Princes Highway, Narooma at 1.55pm on Sunday.

He recorded 0.063 and was charged with low range drink driving.

Warrant arrest

POLICE spotted a 19-year-old Cobargo man wanted on two outstanding warrants walking on Bega Street, Cobargo at 9.15pm on Tuesday last week. He was arrested.

Traffic offences

POLICE stopped a 40-year-old driver on Bowen Street, Narooma on Thursday morning for not wearing a seatbelt issuing him with a hefty fine and taking three points off his license.

Police in Bermagui issued two tickets to drivers using mobile phones and also for parking against the flow of traffic.

Shark surf siren sounded

 THE Narooma Surf Life Saving Club surf patrol sounded the shark alarm on Saturday morning.

The beach and water was busy at the time as the club hosted the Far South Coast branch senior carnival.

Patrol members and carnival organisers cleared the water of competitors and other swimmers, however the diversion was only momentary with all clear sounded a few minutes later.

There were reports the beach at Kianga was also cleared of swimmers and surfers after a shark was sighted near the entrance to the Narooma inlet.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue 3 helicopter from its base at Moruya also did a patrol up down the Far South Coast checking on patrols.

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

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