Hume LAC police news

Firearm stolen

Police are investigating the theft of a firearm from a house on Chapman Street, Moss Vale.

Between 9.30am and 5pm on August 21, a bolt action rifle was stolen. The rifle was secured inside a safe in a detached garage,

A speaker and food items were also stolen.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call Bowral Police on 4862 9299 or CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000. 

Woman rescued near falls

A bushwalker was rescued after falling at Moreton National Park.

About 11am on August 20, emergency services were called to the park near Belmore Falls following reports a 26-year-old female bushwalker had fallen.   

Police with the assistance of NSW Ambulance helicopter sighted the woman about 11.50am. \

She was airlifted to Wollongong hospital where she was treated for a broken ankle. 

Other bushwalkers with the woman were uninjured.

Police have urged bushwalkers to take care and adhere to the warning signs.

Woman freed from car following crash

A 47-year-old Yerrinbool woman was freed from her car by a passing driver earlier this year.

About 9.30pm on June 27 2017, police attended an incident on Range Road, Mittagong near Tourist Road.

On arrival police saw a Holden sedan on its roof on the side of the road.  No other persons or vehicles were involved in the incident.

The driver was taken to hospital and a blood sample was obtained. The blood result revealed an alleged reading of 0.272.

The woman will be served a Court Attendance Notice for High Range Drink Driving and is expected to appear at Moss Vale Local Court on October 3.

High range drink driving charge

A woman charged with drink driving is alleged to have driven away from a roadside breath test.

About 5.40pm on August 17 2017, police were conducting Roadside Breath testing on Bowral Street, Bowral.

Police attempted to stop a Volvo Station Wagon for a breath test but the driver failed to comply with the direction of police and drove away.

Police stopped the Volvo on Boardman Road, Bowral and spoke with the 49-year-old female from East Bowral.

The woman was subjected to a roadside breath test which proved positive.

She was arrested and taken to Bowral Police Station.

A breath analysis produced a reading of 0.296.

The woman was issued a Court Attendance Notice for ‘High Range Drink Driving’ and ‘Fail to comply with a request to stop vehicle’.

She is due to appear at Moss Vale Local Court on September 19.