Since Christmas day there have been a number of stealings from our local caravan parks. Stolen items include mountain bikes, fishing rods, iPhones and alcohol. Most items were left unsecured or unattended at the time. A number of infringement notices have also been issued for the offences of not wear seat belt, not display P plate and using mobile phone etc.
A 54-year-old Kianga man has been charged with drug supply after being detected with alleged cannabis on Thursday afternoon. Police stopped the vehicle he was driving on Dalmeny Drive around 2.45pm. He was arrested after a plastic bag was located with the alleged drug. He was taken to Narooma Station. He was charged with supply prohibited drug indictable quantity and possess prohibited drug. He was bailed to appear at Narooma Local Court on January 12.
A 22-year-old Queanbeyan man was found in possession of cannabis on the Princes Highway, Narooma at 9.15pm Sunday, while a 46-year-old local man was also found in possession of cannabis at 12.10am Saturday on Ballingala Street, Narooma. Both men were issued with court attendance notices.
About 3pm Sunday, December 25, Bega police attended Cowdrey's Headland in the Mimosa Rocks National Park. Police spoke to a group of seven people camping at the location. A total of 53 abalone were seized, some undersized. 26 abalone were alive. These were recorded and released back into the ocean by Fisheries officers. Police are investigating with infringement notice action to be taken for joint possession of prohibited size fish and possess more than allowed. These are fines of $500 each.
A man has been found deceased on a fishing boat after police were called to a boat 1.5km east of Broulee Island around 9.30am on Friday, following reports a passing fisherman had located the body of a man on another vessel. Officers from Far South Local Area Command, assisted by Marine Rescue, attended the location and found a 75-year-old man deceased. Initial inquiries suggest the death may be due to a medical episode and is not deemed suspicious. The vessel was secured and returned to Batemans Bay marina. A brief will be prepared for the Coroner.
Jewellery located on the Princes Highway, Narooma last Wednesday has been turned into police.