Daily Archives: 20/06/2015

Police investigate after fatal pedestrian crash – Goulburn

Police have launched an investigation after a man was found on a roadway and later died, in Goulburn this morning.

Shortly before 1am (Saturday 20 June 2015), officers attached to The Hume Local Area Command were called to Faithful Street, near Clifford Street, after reports of an injured man on the road.

Police arrived to find a man, aged 37, with serious injuries lying on the road.

The man was treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics before being taken to Goulburn Base Hospital, where he later died.

An investigation was commenced and a crime scene established that was examined by detectives and forensic specialists.

From investigations police believe the man was struck while on the road by a Mazda 6.

Following further inquiries, police arrested a 34-year-old woman and 16-year-old boy nearby.

The woman was taken to Goulburn Base Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

The two were taken to Goulburn Police Station.

The woman has been charged with dangerous driving cause death, she was given conditional bail to appear at Goulburn Local Court on Wednesday 8 July 2015.
The teen was released without charge.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or has any information that could assist police, is urged to contact Goulburn Police Station on (02) 4821 2344 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Three people charged following armed robbery – Lake Macquarie

Three people have been charged following investigations into an armed robbery at Freeman’s Waterhole in the Lake Macquarie area last week.

Shortly after 1am on Thursday 11 June 2015, two men and a woman entered a service station on Freeman’s Drive armed with a shortened firearm and a hammer and allegedly threatened the staff member demanding cash and cigarettes.

The male staff member locked himself in an office while one of the men climbed the counter and allegedly stole cash from the register. All three then ran from the store.

Police were called and an investigation was launched by detectives from Lake Macquarie culminating in the arrest and charging of three people.

About 3pm on Wednesday 16 June 2015, a 28-year-old man from Bolton Point was arrested after he was pulled over by police while driving his car. He was taken to Lake Macquarie Police Station where he was charged with robbery whilst armed.

He was refused bail and will appear at Newcastle Local Court on 26 August, 2015.

Later that afternoon, (16 June, 2015) a 27-year-old woman was arrested at premises in Toronto by detectives from Lake Macquarie. She was charged with robbery whilst armed.

She will appear at Newcastle Local Court on 26 August, 2015.

On Thursday 17 June 2015, Lake Macquarie detectives executed a search warrant at a premises in Blackhall Park where police allegedly located a shortened firearm.

Following the search of that premises, police arrested at 36-year-old man at a premises in Fassifern by Lake Macquarie detectives. He was charged with robbery whilst armed and will appear at Newcastle Local Court today (19 June 2015).