Daily Archives: 08/06/2016

Man charged after teen dies – Wagga Wagga

A man will appear in court today charged over the alleged murder of a teenager at Wagga Wagga last night.

About 8pm yesterday (Tuesday 7 June 2016), police and emergency services were called to a home on Acacia Street, Kooringal, responding to reports of a stabbing.

On arrival, officers located a 16-year-old teenage boy suffering multiple injuries.

The boy was treated by NSW Ambulance Paramedics but died at the scene.

Officers from Wagga Wagga Local Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

A short time later, police were told about a man who left the scene, then allegedly stole a car from Tichbourne Crescent.

A 29-year-old man was arrested about 11pm in Big Springs, 20km south east of Wagga Wagga, after police located a stolen Toyota. He was taken to Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital where he was checked before being released into police custody.

The man was taken to Wagga Wagga Police Station and charged with murder and aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence.

He was bail refused to face Wagga Wagga Local Court today (Wednesday 8 June 2016).

Two women charged following pursuit- Lake Macquarie

Two women are expected to appear in court today charged with drug and fraud offences following a pursuit with police in Lake Macquarie yesterday.

About 11am (Monday 6 June 2016), police attached to Lake Macquarie Local Area Command were patrolling Lookout Road, New Lambton, when they noticed an Elantra sedan wanted by police.

Police became involved in a short pursuit; however lost sight of the vehicle.

Just before 3pm, police noticed two females. matching the description of the occupants of the car they pursued earlier, walking along Ocean Parade.

Both females were arrested after a short foot pursuit and taken to Waratah Police Station.

The 24-year-old woman was charged with police pursuit not stop, three counts of obtain benefit by deception, drive motor vehicle whilst disqualified and possess prohibited drug.

The second woman, aged 28, was charged with three counts of obtain benefit by deception and goods in custody.

They were both refused bail to appear in Newcastle Local Court today (Tuesday 7 June 2016).