Multiple charges – A 29-year-old woman is facing seven charges after an alleged string of damage and thefts across Narooma and Bermagui. On Thursday, the women allegedly smashed a window at a local hotel, stole items from a local club and became involved in a confrontation at a local supermarket after allegedly stealing alcohol. She also allegedly stole a donation tin from a Bermagui hotel on Sunday. She was arrested on Monday with bail refused until she appeared in Bega Local Court yesterday.
Plants located – Police on Monday located 26 cannabis plants growing on a property at Beauty Point worth a potential $52,000. Investigations into who is responsible continue. Police also arrested a man and charged him with drug offences after searching a Narooma home on Thursday. A search warrant was executed at 10am and a 34-year-old man will face Narooma court after five cannabis plants were allegedly found in a hydroponic system. A small quantity of cannabis was also allegedly found.
Campground thefts – There have been more thefts from campgrounds in the Narooma area between Friday and Sunday with bikes, fishing rods and alcohol from Eskies stolen. Police have taken action against one juvenile and remind campers and locals to secure valuables and not to leave them unattended or in plain sight of potential thieves.
Graffiti damage – Police are on the trail of vandals who have sprayed about 30 specific tags between Narooma and Dalmeny over the past week, including on Forsters Bay Road, Narooma. The tags were sprayed in blue and black paint and also blue marker pen. If anyone saw any person spraying graffiti in the last month, they are urged to contact Narooma police on 4476 2044 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.
Room runner – Guests who checked into a Narooma motel on Saturday for two nights, but only stayed one night and then left without paying are being investigated by police.
Traffic operation – Far South Coast police throughout the year target drink and drug driving, driver fatigue, speeding, mobile phone and many other traffic offences in an attempt to save lives upon our roads. On January 6-8, police conducted 457 random breath tests with two persons to appear at court for driving mid-range. A number of vehicles were searched and on four occasions prohibited drugs were located. There were 38 infringements issued for various minor offences.
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