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CREWS WORK TO CONTAIN CENTRAL COAST BUSHIFRE

Thanks to all the awesome fireys on the Coast today who stepped up when the winds gave this bush fire a bit of a shove. Roads are blocked off and a lot of traffic being diverted. Recommend staying away from the area unless you have to. Anyone that suffers respiratory issues stay inside or visit some one away from the smoke.#bushfire #centralcoastaustralia #thisiscentralcoast #nswruralfireservice #bluehaven #wyee #doyalson Posted by CC365 : Central Coast Events 365 Days A Year on Saturday, August 4, 2018 Fire crews have worked through the night to contain a bushfire at Doyalson on the Central Coast. Both Rural Fire Service and NSW Fire & Rescue crews have been involved in the fire-fighting efforts. The blaze started near Thompson Vale Road, with the fire moving in an easterly direction. Posted by Brandon Benn on Saturday, August 4, …

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CENTRAL COAST RAIDS UNCOVER $8 MILLION WORTH OF ICE

A man has been charged over the alleged importation of illicit drugs, after ice with a street value of $8-million was located on the Central Coast. Officers searched six properties at Berkley Vale, Glenning Valley, Terrigal, Tuggerah, and Wamberal yesterday, uncovering 16 kilograms of the drug and $300,000 in cash. During the raids, a 42-year-old man was arrested at a home in Terrigal. He was charged with two counts of import commercial quantity of border controlled drug, and will face court later today.

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WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTING TO BRIBE POLICE OFFICER

Further charges are expected to be laid against a 30-year-old woman, after she was caught attempting to bribe a police officer on the Central Coast. Officers stopped a Holden Commodore on the M1 motorway at Calga, just before midday yesterday, issuing the driver with a defect notice. It’s alleged while the officer was awaiting the arrival of other police the woman approached him, offering money for her release. The conversation was recorded by the officers in-car camera. It’s further alleged the woman returned a positive reading for Methylamphetamine. She was refused bail, and will reappear in Wyong Bail Court today.

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MAJOR DRUG RAIDS AT SIX CENTRAL COAST PROPERTIES

Police investigating the importation of Methamphetamines have raided several Central Coast properties. Witnesses say armed riot Police stormed a holding yard on the corner of Gavenlock Road and Anzac Avenue at around 8.40 this morning, evacuating workers and searching shipping containers on the property. Five other search warrants were executed simultaneously at Tuggerah, Terrigal, Wamberal, Berkeley Vale and Glenning Vale where a number of items were seized. Police say a 42-year-old man was taken into custody at Terrigal and is assisting police with their enquiries. The planned operation was part of an ongoing investigation by the Organised Crime Squad. (VISION ONLY)

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