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COURT SCHEDULED FOR DRIVER INVOLVED IN CENTRAL COAST ROAD FATALITY

A man will front court later this year, charged over a fatal crash on the Central Coast in January. Back in mid-January, a 20-year-old woman died in a four-car collision at the intersection of Motorway Link Road and Blue Haven Way in Blue Haven. Her passenger, a 34-year-old woman, remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition. Two others, a 78-year-old man and a 47-year-old woman were also taken to hospital. Subsequent inquiries led police to issue the 78-year-old with a Future Court Attendance Notice for dangerous driving occasioning death, and negligent driving occasioning death. He is scheduled to appear in court in May.

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MAN WANTED OVER ‘UPSKIRTING’ INCIDENT

Police are on the hunt for a man accused of ‘upskirting’ females on the Central Coast. Police say that a man was seen in the female toilets at a Lake Munmorah shopping centre between 9.30am and 10am last Sunday. The man is reported to have filmed a number of women with his mobile phone at the time. He is described as being 20-25 years old and Caucasian in appearance, about 180cm tall with a slim build and short wavy brown hair. He was seen wearing a black t-shirt, black jeans and black shoes.

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DRUG STRIKE FORCE DESCENDS ON CENTRAL COAST

Six search warrants have been carried out across Sydney and the Central Coast targeting the supply of drugs coming from the internet and post. Last Thursday, police executed three search warrants in addresses in Penrith, North Parramatta and Caddens. Police allegedly located 730 grams of MDMA, 860 grams of cocaine, 83 grams of amphetamine, 24 grams of ‘ice’ and 3000 valium tablets. The estimated street value of those drugs is over $690,000. A 26-year-old man was arrested and charged with 39 separate offences including two counts of commercial drug supply. Earlier today, police executed a further three search warrants at Lake Munmorah, Mannering Park and Wyongah on the Central Coast. A 33-year-old man was charged a number of offences including drug supply. He will appear before Wyong Local Court tomorrow.

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JAIL FOR MAN WHO STOLE DYING WOMAN’S HANDBAG

A man who stole a dying woman’s handbag on the Central Coast has been jailed for at least seven months. Jason Hall robbed nurse Kay Shaylor after she was involved in a crash at North Gosford – he then went on a shopping spree with her credit cards. His co-accused, Sylvia Schreuder, last month walked away with a three-year good behaviour bond.

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