A man will face court later this month after allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman at Tuggerawong overnight.
Just after midnight (Sunday 13 March 2016), police and emergency services were called to Tuggerawong Road, Tuggerawong, following reports a man was assaulting a pregnant woman.
Police were told the man shook the woman and when she fell to the ground, he punched her in the face and stomped on her legs.
After a witness intervened, the man left the location.
The 19-year-old woman was treated at the scene by Ambulance Paramedics before being taken to Gosford Hospital for observation.
The 19-year-old man was arrested a short time later and taken to Wyong Police Station.
He was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and stalk/intimidation.
He has been granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Wyong Local Court on Thursday 31 March 2016.
A man has been charged after the alleged domestic-related wounding of a woman at Chittaway yesterday
About 2pm yesterday (Tuesday 23 February 2016), a 20-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman were walking on the footpath of Burragah Road, Chittaway Bay, when the man allegedly struck the woman in the face with a beer bottle.
He then left the scene before returning after the arrival of police and Ambulance Paramedics.
The man, who is in a domestic relationship with the woman, was arrested and taken to Wyong Police Station where he was charged with recklessly inflict grievous bodily harm and reckless wounding.
He was refused bail to appear at Wyong Local Court today (Wednesday 24 February 2016).
The woman has been taken to Royal North Shore Hospital where she is being treated for a large laceration to her head and a fractured skull.
A woman has been charged with commercial drug supply after police allegedly found more than 26kg of cannabis in the boot of the car she was driving on the M1 north of Sydney at the weekend.
About 5.30pm on Saturday 13 February 2016, officers from the Gang Squad’s Strike Force Raptor stopped a northbound car on the M1 at Mount White.
The driver, a 42-year-old Queensland woman, was placed under arrest after a small amount of cannabis was allegedly found in a handbag.
Police searched the vehicle, allegedly locating a further 26.2kg of cannabis in the car’s boot.
The woman was taken to Gosford Police Station where she was charged with supply prohibited drug greater than a commercial quantity and possess prohibited drug.
She appeared at Gosford Local Court today and remains bail refused to reappear on Friday 1 April 2016.
Investigations by police are continuing.
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A man has been charged after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase on Central Coast yesterday.
About 11pm (Saturday 13 February 2016), officers from Tuggerah Lakes Traffic and Highway Patrol Command allegedly observed a motorcycle travelling north at speeds in excess of 180km/h on the M1 Motorway at Warnervale.
A pursuit was initiated when the motorcycle failed to stop for police.
When the motorcycle left the motorway at the Mandalong road exit, the rider dropped the motorcycle on the ground at low speed.
The rider was arrested and searched at the scene. Officers allegedly located drugs, scales, cash, several knives and live ammunition in a backpack.
The 29-year-old man was taken to Wyong Police Station where he was charged with nine offences:
- Police pursuit, not stop (“Skye’s Law”);
- Drive while disqualified;
- Use unregistered motor vehicle;
- Use uninsured motor vehicle;
- Use vehicle on road, motor vehicle tax not paid;
- Possess prohibited drug (x2);
- Possess ammunition without permit / licence; and
- Carry cutting weapon upon apprehension.
The man was refused bail to appear before Wyong Local Court today (Sunday 14 February 2016), and was remanded to appear again at the same court tomorrow.
A number of police raids were carried out across the Tuggerah Lakes command this morning, with dozens of officers, special units and the police helicopter involved.
The operation, headed by the State Crime Command’s Gangs Squad, saw a large police presence across the coast, from a home in Brooke Ave, Killarney Vale to Jenny Dixon Reserve at Norah Head, where Polair was seen circling the area.
It has been reported that the purpose of the operation was to target the ongoing drugs across the region and its links to criminal gangs.