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Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash Near Singleton

Police are now investigating a fatal motorcycle crash near Singleton early this morning. Emergency services were called to the New England Highway at Belford at about 1:30am, following reports of a crash. A 46-year-old man died at the scene. At the time of publication, highway traffic was very heavy through the Belford area. Drivers are […]

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Fatal Crash at Lochinvar

A woman has died after crashing her car in the Hunter overnight. The 47-year-old reportedly lost control of the vehicle when she was driving along Windermere Road at Lochinvar at around 7:30pm, before hitting a tree. Emergency services responded to the crash but sadly, the woman died at the scene. It’s understood she was a […]

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Desperate Search for Missing Lake Macquarie Woman

A large scale search is now underway for missing Lake Macquarie woman, Ashley Bates who hasn’t been seen since Wednesday. The 37-year-old was last spotted at a home in Whitebridge, but police became involved after she failed to contact her family. Ashly’s mobile phone was then found by a member of the public near Dudley […]

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WANTED: Hunter Man Accused of Alleged Stabbing

Police are asking the public to help them track down a man, who’s wanted on an outstanding warrant in the Hunter region. 32-year-old Dwayne Perry is wanted over an alleged stabbing that occurred on Sunday February 3, 2019. He’s described as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander appearance, with a slim build, brown hair, […]

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Man Charged Over Baby’s Death – New Lambton

A man has been charged over the death of a baby in his care at New Lambton over the weekend. Emergency services were called to the Fairfield Avenue home around 4:30am on Saturday over concerns the six-month-old boy had gone into cardiac arrest. The baby was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition […]

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Man Charged with Drug Supply in Newcastle

A man has been charged with supplying drugs across Newcastle. Police have been investigating the 35-year-old since September as part of Strike Force Sermelfi with officers finally catching-up with him at Broadmeadow yesterday. The man was reportedly found with almost 15 grams of methylamphetamine during a vehicle stop around 12pm. Officers later searched his Georgetown […]

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Boys Approached by Man at Lambton

Police are investigating reports that two children were approached by a stranger at Lambton yesterday. It’s believed the two boys, aged 10 and 6, were riding their bikes near Kentish Oval around 8:20am when the man approached them. He’s described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his 40s or 50s with a solid build […]

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Dora Creek Crash Blocks Train Lines for an Hour

A man’s been charged after crashing his car onto a train line at Dora Creek overnight. It’s believed the Toyota Landcruiser was travelling along Main Road at around 7:15pm, when it crashed through a fence and landed on it’s roof on the tracks. The man then allegedly fled the scene on foot but was found […]

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Appeal for Information on Newcastle Assault

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Newcastle West last month. A 21-year-old woman was seriously assaulted when she was reportedly attacked near the intersection of Denison and Parry Streets between 11pm and midnight on the 20th of January. She was taken to the John Hunter Hospital in a serious but stable condition. […]

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TRAGIC: Pedestrian Killed Near Port Stephens Home

Police are investigating after a fatal accident at Port Stephens this morning. Emergency services were called to Guyang Street in Corlette just before 10am, after a woman was run over in the driveway of a home. Paramedics tried to resuscitate her, but she died at the scene. The male driver was reportedly uninjured and is […]

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