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WOMAN CHARGED WITH ALLEGED DRUG SUPPLY IN GOSFORD

A 37-year-old woman will face Gosford Local Court today, accused of supplying drugs in the Gosford area. Strike Force Plower was established in October 2018 to investigate the supply of drugs, namely methylamphetamine, in the Gosford area. Around midday yesterday, police arrested a woman after a vehicle stop on the Pacific Highway at Lisarow. The vehicle was searched, and officers allegedly located and seized an amount of drugs, believed to be methylamphetamine. Later in the day, police searched a home on Hills Street, North Gosford, where they seized mobile phones, cannabis and a weapon. The woman was charged with several drug supply offences.

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TEENS CHARGED FOLLOWING ALLEGED WOY WOY ARMED ROBBERY

Three teenagers have been charged, following an alleged armed robbery in Woy Woy. Around 3.30am on January 14, police allege three boys, all aged 16, entered a service station on Memorial Avenue, Blackwell, and threatened the attendant with a gun while demanding cash. The teens fled on foot with a sum of cash. Officers attended the scene, where they located and seized two replica firearms nearby. Following inquiries, later that day, one teen was arrested and charged with robbery in company, while armed with dangerous weapon. He was refused bail to reappear in a Children’s Court on March 12. Yesterday, another two teens were arrested at a Woy Woy home and charged. Both were refused bail to appear in a Children’s Court today.

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CORONIAL INQUEST INTO MUSIC FESTIVAL DEATHS

A coronial inquest will be held into a recent spate of suspected drug-related deaths at music festivals across New South Wales. Among the cases to be examined by the Acting State Coroner – 19-year-old Central Coast woman Alexandra Ross-King, who died after taking an unknown substance at Sydney’s FOMO festival on January 12. While no dates have been set for the inquest, a directions hearing has been scheduled for next Tuesday. (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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MOTORCYCLIST INJURED IN CENTRAL COAST CRASH

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter has been tasked to a serious crash on the Central Coast. Initial reports suggest a motorcycle and a car collided on Tuggerah Parade at Long Jetty. The rider, believed to be in his 30’s, has suffered multiple injuries and is expected to be flown to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital. He’s reported to be in a serious condition.

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