Narooma area police report | Oct. 11

Ice found at Narooma. File photo
Ice found at Narooma. File photo

Ice bust – At about 2pm on Tuesday, October 10, Narooma police observed two males sitting in a Mitsubishi Magna, parked at the end of Cemetery Road, Narooma.

Police approached the vehicle and spoke with the occupants.The males and the car were subsequently searched. As a result, a resealable bag was located in a wallet with an alleged quantity of methylamphetamine. This was seized along with an ice pipe and a 24-year-old male arrested.

The man was taken to Narooma Police Station and issued a Field Court Attendance Notice for Possess Prohibited Drug.  

Toilet fire – The Narooma brigade of NSW Fire and Rescue and police responded to reports of a fire in the old toilet block behind the Ambulance station at Bill Smyth Oval at 4.20pm on Thursday, October 5.

The fire that was set in leaves on the toilet floor only caused minimal damage to the disused structure.

Police located and questioned a 19-year-old local man who seen in the vicinity of the fire and investigations are ongoing. Anyone with information can contact Narooma police on 4476 2044 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Bridge accident – A Mitsubishi sedan being driven south on the Princes Highway through Cobargo at 5.45pm on Tuesday, October 3 got into trouble and struck the guardrail of the Cobargo Bridge.

The 62-year-old local woman driving was taken to Bega Hospital. Enquiries continue and police await the results of blood analysis of the driver.

Fail to pay – Police are making enquiries into a man and woman, known to them, who failed to pay for six nights of accommodation at a Wallaga Lake caravan park between September 21 and September 27.

The occupants allegedly left without making any attempt to pay.

Bike thefts – Police have received several reports of push bikes being stolen from caravan parks and a private residence sometime over the evening of Friday, October 6 or early morning of Saturday, October 7.

Up to nine bikes have been stolen with a total value of $8500. The bikes were located in caravan parks in Tathra, Merimbula and in a carport of a house at Pambula Beach. Some of these were unsecured at the time.

Police are investigating and anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Far South Coast Local Area Command Police urge the community to be mindful of their possessions and secure all items. Bikes should be stored out of sight if possible and secured when unattended. More crime prevention information available at www.police.nsw.gov.au/safety_and_prevention