Robbery on the walking track

TASMANIA POLICE Footpath Robbery at New Norfolk Detectives from Bridgewater CIB are investigating a robbery against a man which occurred in New Norfolk last night A 21-year-old man was walking along the Scenic Track at about 7pm between Humphrey St and The Avenue when he was approached by three young

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Crash blocks Hobart Rd

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a crash on the Lyell Highway at New Norfolk. Police advise that the road is blocked in both directions at the Hobart Rd entrance to New Norfolk and motorists should avoid the area if possible. 3.45PM UPDATE: Police advise that the New Norfolk-bound

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Young man dies after Bothwell crash

POLICE have advised that a 23-year-old man from Bothwell has died in the Royal Hobart Hospital from injuries received in the single vehicle crash on the Highland Lakes Rd, 14.5km north of Bothwell, at about 8.35 on Friday night. “The male was the sole occupant of a 2006 white Nissan

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Crash closes Lakes highway

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a single vehicle accident on Highland Lake Rd, Bothwell. The male occupant is in a serious condition and will be airlifted to the Royal Hobart Hospital. Police say there is no indication at this time of the cause of the accident. Motorists should avoid

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Take care at Granton

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a car accident on the Lyell Hwy at Granton. The vehicle involved is a taxi and the incident has blocked part of the road on the Hobart side of the Lime Kilns. Tasmania Police have reminded motorists to take extra care on the

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Molesworth motorcyclist killed

A MOLESWORTH man lost his life in a motorcycle crash just south of Bothwell this morning. “At approximately 11am this morning a fatal single motor cycle crash occurred on Hollow Tree Rd, just south of Bothwell,” a police spokesman said. “Police and Tas Ambulance Service attended and the 57-year-old male

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Police probe bridge incident

The New Norfolk Bridge this morning. POLICE are investigating an incident that occurred on the New Norfolk Bridge overnight. An injured man was reportedly found half-way across the bridge in the early hours of the morning. Police investigators closed the bridge for a short time around 9.30am, leaving a trail

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Montagu St incident

POLICE, fire and ambulance crews are at the scene of an incident that has partially closed the western end of Montagu St in New Norfolk tonight. Some traffic is diverting along Sharland Avenue, where caution is urged as part of that road is narrow and unsealed. 11pm update: The road

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Woolies hit in ram-raid

DETECTIVES from the Glenorchy CIB are investigating two ram raids which occurred overnight. Police believe a stolen white Ford Courier utility and a stolen white Subaru Impreza may have had some involvement and they believe at least three people were involved. “At approximately 2.50am this morning a white ute was

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Alarm over stolen poppies

TASMANIA POLICEMedia ReleaseTheft of thebaine poppies A number of thebaine poppies have been stolen from a poppy farm near New Norfolk in the state’s south. The theft, which occurred between December 2 and December 10, is being investigated by detectives from the Drug Squad with the support of the Poppy

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New Norfolk’s river rules

TASMANIA POLICEMedia ReleaseRules for boats and personal watercraft on the Derwent River at New Norfolk In anticipation of warmer weather in the forthcoming months, New Norfolk police would  like to remind boat and personal watercraft users of the rules governing the Derwent  River around New Norfolk. There are several varied

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Police seek witnesses to fatal accident

POLICE would like to anyone who witnessed last night’s fatal car crash on Boyer Rd or saw the car before the incident which occurred on the New Norfolk side of the Boyer Rd railway underpass. Tasmania Police say a four-year-old New Norfolk girl died as the result of the single

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