Oct 30 2019

A Southern Highlands man has been charged in connection with the alleged possession of child abuse material.

 

At the weekend, Southern Highlands police were notified about alleged child abuse material being discovered.

 

On Monday, Hume district detectives executed a search warrant at a home in Wingello and located and seized about 20 electronic storage devices.

 

Police will allege in court that the devices contained the said material.

 

A 25 year old man has been arrested and has been charged with three counts of possessing child abuse material and one count of using a carriage service.

 

He appears in the Moss Vale court in early December.

Oct 30 2019

The Anglican bishop of Canberra Gouburn, the Right Reverend Mark Short has announced a new assistant bishop for the diocese.

 

Archdeacon Carol Wagner from the South Coast has been appointed and will be consecrated to the position in a ceremony at St Saviour's Cathedral Goulburn in February.

 

Archdeacon Wagner is currently the Rector of the parish of Bodalla-Narooma and has also served in the Snowy mountains and at Taralga and North Goulburn as well as on diocesan boards and committees.

 

In her new role, she will be responsible for oversight of ministry development of clergy and church workers.

 

Bishop, Dr Mark Short says he is looking forward to sharing in the episcopal ministry.

 

Oct 28 2019

Following numerous driving complaints on the Hume highway near Goulburn, two men have been charged.

 

Towards the end of last week, police were told of a vehicle being driven at high speeds on the highway.

 

The vehicle came to a stop near Wollogorang road, before allegedly accelerating away harshly as traffic and highway patrol officers approached.

 

Road spikes were  deployed on the Hume highway near Boxers Creek, but on sighting police, the vehicle allegedly crossed to the wrong side of the road and continued driving at speed in a northerly direction.

 

Police went to the South Marulan road after reports that the vehicle was parked on the side of the road.

 

Two men were located in nearby bush-land and after a foot chase, 21 and 23 year old men were apprehended.

 

They individually face numerous charges including driving in a manner dangerous, having goods in custody, supply prohibited drugs and having an outstanding warrant.

 
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