Man in custody: police seek burglary witnesses

The Value Plus variety store at Fairview. POLICE are seeking witnesses to two burglaries at New Norfolk following the recent arrest of a man over similar incidents. Detective Inspector Craig Joel last week said a 33-year-old Bridgewater man was in police custody and assisting with inquiries in relation to a

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Man helping police following Dromedary crash

A MAN is helping police with their inquiries into a single-vehicle crash off Boyer Rd last night that resulted in a car ending up in a dam. Sergeant Kelly Taylor of Tasmania Police said emergency services had been notified around 9.20pm on Friday of a car crash off Boyer Rd,

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Did you see the Granton crash?

The driver of this Hilux was injured whenthe vehicle was forced off the road by anoncoming car. (Used with permission). POLICE are trying to locate the driver of a car involved in an incident that forced a vehicle off the road at Granton late last month. Senior Constable Lee Warrington

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Police called to council meeting

The published notice of meeting. TWO police officers were present to ensure there was no repeat of the recent “sit in” protest when the Derwent Valley Council resumed its monthly meeting after a week-long adjournment. The council’s monthly meeting on May 17 was disrupted by a local man protesting against

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Helicopter rescue at Tynwald Park

The boy awaiting rescue earlier today. A YOUTH has been rescued from floodwaters at Tynwald Park this afternoon. Local police attended the scene at about 1.30pm, finding a boy in the water that has covered most of Tynwald Park today after the Lachlan River broke its banks overnight. The boy

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Police investigate dog attack

POLICE are investigating an alleged incident where a dog was attacked by two other dogs in New Norfolk this morning. At about 9am, a man was walking his two dogs at the foot of the hill leading up to Turriff Lodge from the wetlands.  A woman described as being in her 60s wearing jeans

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Foster family’s long wait may be over

POLICE believe the body of missing Derwent Valley man Trevor Foster may have been located near Lake Meadowbank. Speaking to the media this afternoon, acting inspector Adrian Leary said a local farmer had contacted police last night to say a body had been located in the area. Inspector Leary said

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Police seek witnesses to Lyell Hwy crash

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a serious crash involving a car and a log truck on the Lyell Hwy at Murphys Flats yesterday afternoon. Emergency services attended the scene, near the overtaking lanes, at about 12.50pm. The collision was between a white Toyota Camry sedan and a Volvo b-double log

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Police seek witnesses to fatal Magra crash

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a crash involving a car and a motorcycle on Black Hills Rd, Magra, that caused the death of a man on Sunday night. Accident investigator Rod Carrick said the incident occurred at about 8.25pm on February 25, when a grey Statesman sedan driven by a

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Government promises new police station

New Norfolk Police Station THE State Government has rolled-out New Norfolk’s biggest election promise in years, saying it will build a new police station with “an around-the-clock permanent police presence” if re-elected. Built as the Central District Headquarters in the mid-1960s, the New Norfolk Police Station was today described as

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Fairview fire doused

THE New Norfolk Fire Brigade made quick work of a vegetation fire at Fairview tonight. Reported at 8.28pm, the fire was quickly contained. A light tanker, medium tanker and heavy tanker responded to the scene, which was in the area between Oakdale Rd and Warner Ave.

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Local driver facing multiple charges

A LOCAL man faces court tonight or tomorrow (Tuesday) after being charged with multiple driving offences today. Sergeant Chris Hey of New Norfolk Police said it was alleged that a 59-year-old New Norfolk man had twice been intercepted driving whilst intoxicated. “Mid-morning today (December 11, 2017), the man was intercepted

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