Police Beat: Far South Coast police report, October 14


Sometime on the evening of October 11 and the morning of the 12th unknown person/s have smashed a car window of a Ford utility and opened a door. The vehicle was parked and unattended in the car park at Merimbula Boat Ramp on Arthur Kaine Drive.

Merimbula Police have taken a report and are investigating.


Sometime between 7.30pm  on Wednesday, October 12 and 6.30am on Thursday, October 13, person/s unknown have opened an unlocked door to enter a Kia sedan parked in Banks St, Eden.

Once inside offender/s have rummaged through the vehicle before stealing a handbag containing a wallet and contents, cosmetics and sunglasses.

Police have taken a report through the Police Assistance Line.


A 22 year old Barrack Heights man has been charged with fisheries offences after being stopped by police on Thursday, October 6.

He was a passenger in a vehicle on the Princes Highway, Pambula.

It is alleged that police located two hessian bags with 200 abalone inside. 

Police have issued a field court attendance notice for charges of possessing more than the allowed limit and possession of prohibited size fish.

190 of the abalone have been released back into the ocean of Eden.

He was scheduled to appear at Eden Local Court on Thursday. 


A 41 year old Catalina women has been charged with driving with an illicit drug present in oral fluid.

She was tested by Batemans Bay Police after being stopped at 11.45am Saturday, August 13 on the Old Princes Highway, Batemans Bay. 

It is alleged laboratory results have confirmed the presence of cannabis and methamphetamine.

She will appear at Batemans Bay Local Court on January 25, 2017. 

  • Police are asking anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.  Alternatively please call Bega Police Station on 64929999. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Police remind people they should not report crime information via Facebook and Twitter pages.