Toddler and father missing around Port Stephens, Steven Young and baby Sophie

Police have appealed for public help to assist them in locating a man and his young daughter who have gone missing from the Port Stephens area. Steven Young is 24-years old and is believed to be travelling with his daughter, Sophie who is 23 months old. They were last seen/heard from in the Port Stephens area, 12pm… click for more

Four charged after public order incident at Taree

Four people have been charged over a public order incident that followed a man being hit by a train at Taree last month. About 4.30am (Sunday 21 December 2014), police from Manning/Great Lakes Local Area Command were called to Bushland Drive railway crossing in Taree, after reports a man had been struck by a train. On arrival officers found… click for more

Man arrested for drug possession aboard train in Newcastle

A man is due to face court after allegedly being detected in possession of the drugs ‘ice’ and cannabis aboard a train in Newcastle. About 2pm yesterday (Thursday 8 January, 2015), Police Transport Command officers, assisted by the Dog Unit, were conducting an operation at Broadmeadow Railway Station Officers boarded a train, which was travelling… click for more

Possum Beach, Taree fatal car crash where a 49 year old man has died

A fatal motor vehicle collision near Taree occurred overnight overnight at about 10.20pm (Thursday 8 January, 2015) where a four-wheel drive was travelling south on the Pacific Highway at Possum Brush. The vehicle has left the roadway on a right-hand curve, travelled through a fence and collided heavily with a tree. Emergency Services were called however the driver,… click for more

Man charged with intimidate, firearm offences south of Taree

A man remains in custody charged with intimidation and multiple firearm offences after being arrested on a property south of Taree. Police from Manning-Great Lakes Local Area Command were called to a property on Lambourne Road at Wang Wauk, 50km south of Taree, about 9.40pm (Wednesday 31 December 2014), responding to reports of a domestic violence incident…. click for more