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Two men on hooning charges after incidents on Saturday night

POLICE have charged two people, confiscated one vehicle, and clamped another following two separate hooning incidents in New Norfolk on Saturday. Shortly after midnight on Saturday police detected a white Toyota Hilux doing “burn outs” on the corner of Back River Rd and Hamilton Rd at New Norfolk. Police allege

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New Norfolk man on drug trafficking charge after northern drive

POLICE have seized cocaine valued at $40,000 from a car being driven by a New Norfolk man. The Police Media and Communications Unit says two people have been charged with with trafficking in a controlled substance following a traffic operation in the Northern Midlands area on Thursday night this week.

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Results of traffic operation of concern to police

POLICE have urged motorists to do the right thing following a recent traffic operation at New Norfolk where several drivers were allegedly found breaking the road rules. Inspector Philippa Burk said Tasmania Police had conducted a high-visibility traffic operation in New Norfolk on February 23, using multiple resources including a

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Mountain bike fatality at Maydena

TASMANIA Police have reported the death of a rider on the Maydena mountain bike trails earlier today. “Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police were advised approximately 12.20pm today that there had been a serious crash involving a mountain bike rider … at Maydena in southern Tasmania,” a police spokesperson said. “On

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New police station open 20 hours a day: minister

NEW Norfolk’s new police station would open from 7am until 3am, Police, Fire and Emergency Management minister Jacquie Petrusma said when opening the $5 million facility yesterday morning. Responding to questions, Mrs Petrusma said the Bridgewater Police Station would cover the remaining hours each day. “For those few hours where

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Pop-up traffic operation conducted at Hamilton

THE Lyell Highway at Hamilton was the location for a joint operation involving Tasmania Police and Transport Safety Officers on Wednesday afternoon last week. This traffic operation focussed on random breath tests, drug tests, vehicle checks, and licence checks. During the operation, 17 vehicle defect notices were issued, and one

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Man, 44, charged over New Norfolk assault

POLICE have charged a man with causing grievous bodily harm following an investigation into a serious assault in New Norfolk last month. Detective Constable Anthony Marr said the victim and alleged assailant were known to each other. “On October 19, Ambulance Tasmania members located a man unresponsive on Andrews St,”

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Fatal ATV crash near Wayatinah this morning

POLICE are investigating a crash that resulted in the death of young man from Glenfern early this morning (Sunday). Bridgewater Police say an 18-year-old died at the scene near Wayatinah and a 25-year-old from Hamilton was taken to hospital. “At approximately 3.15am on Sunday, 31 October 2021, police and emergency

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Fatal crash at Glenora overnight

UPDATED: As of 11am, police report that Gordon River Rd has re-opened to traffic following this morning’s fatal accident. EARLIER: A man died in a crash on Gordon River Rd near Glenora early this morning, police have advised. The road between Glenora and Westerway is likely to remain closed for

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Monday road closure details

UPDATED: Tasmania Police advise motorists of the following road weather alerts as of 11.21am on Monday, 26 July 2021. Roads closed to due to snow and ice include: ROADS CLOSED IN THE DERWENT VALLEY/CENTRAL HIGHLANDS Lyell Highway – Road closed between Wayatinah and Queenstown.  Snow clearing in progress at least until

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Snowy weather warnings updated for Sunday/Monday

THE Bureau of Meteorology has updated its road weather alerts and sheep graziers’ warnings effecting the Derwent Valley and several other Tasmanian forecast districts. Road Weather Alert for Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Western, Central Plateau and South East forecast districts issued at 3.47pm on Sunday 25 July 2021.

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Local road closures and hazards due to snow

UPDATED: Tasmania Police advise motorists of the following road weather alerts as of 2pm on Sunday, 25 July 2021: Snow-covered roads with snowfalls down to 300 metres will make driving conditions dangerous during Sunday and Monday in the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Western and Central Plateau forecast districts.

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