On the Beat

Drowning at Spoon Bay

A man died after he was pulled from the water at Spoon Bay on October 25. Shortly before 2pm emergency services were called to the waterway, south of Forresters Beach,…




Woman found safe

A missing woman from Peats Ridge was located safe and well on October 27 after being reported missing earlier in the week. Kim Azzopardi, aged 54, was last seen leaving…



Strikeforce uncovers drugs and fraud

Cybercrime Squad detectives have charged two men, from Watanobbi and Mardi, as investigations continued into fraudulent COVID-19 grants and drug supply offences. In June 2021, detectives from State Crime Command’s…




Man who frequents Coast wanted

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man who often spends time on the Central Coast. Joshua Coonan, 34, is wanted on outstanding warrants in relation to alleged…


Warning follows house fire

Fire and Rescue NSW has issued a timely reminder to check fire safety equipment, following a house fire at Blue Haven on Monday night. Firefighters were called to Blueridge Dr,…


Fire damages beach access point

Berkeley Vale Fire Brigade has issued a caution about damaged access stairs to Shelly Beach. The brigade was called to the area following reports of a fire at the beach…


15-year-old arrested for stabbing

A teenager has been charged after a man was allegedly stabbed at Charmhaven on Sunday, October 17. Emergency services and police were called to licensed premises on the Pacific Highway…


Three recruits join police district

Tuggerah Lakes Police District will get three new probationary constables from the latest round of recruits sworn in last Friday. Neighbouring police districts Brisbane Water and Lake Macquarie will get…


Cocaine seized at Mount White

A Queensland man has been charged after police seized more than two kilograms of cocaine which was allegedly found concealed in a truck cabin at Mount White on September 30….


Man charged with theft and refused bail

 A man was arrested from a Booker Bay address last week after a series of property-related offences occurred across the Central Coast. Last month, officers from Brisbane Water Police District’s…






Double-demerits dropped for long weekend

Motorists will be given a reprieve this October long weekend with a hold placed on traditional double-demerits for driving infringements. Minister for Police and Emergency Services, David Elliott, said the…