Entries by Rachel Junge

Police on high alert for Brisbane Stereosonic after another death

MUSIC fans heading along to the Stereosonic festival in Brisbane are being warned to be on their best behaviour. Police say drugs will not be tolerated at the RNA Showgrounds event. It follows deaths at both the Sydney and now Adelaide shows. A 19-year-old man died in hospital on Saturday, after apparently taking an illicit drug. […]

Possible abduction sparks Police probe

THERE are concerns for a young girl who may have been abducted on the New South Wales Central Coast. A young boy told Police he heard screaming and saw a girl being carried into a gold van by a man near the Central Coast Highway at Long Jetty, around 2.10pm on Saturday. Officers also spoke to […]

UPDATE: Parents charged after fleeing with newborn baby

UPDATE: A MAN and woman have been charged after disappearing with their newborn baby. A major search was launched on Saturday after Stephen Kennedy, 25, and Salome Taufahema, 28, left their Sydney home with their newborn baby. There were fears the six-day-old boy could be at risk. Kennedy was arrested on King Street in Mascot around 6pm on Saturday, […]

Body of boatie found in Pimpama River

UPDATE: POLICE believe they know the identity of a body, found in North Jacobs Well. The badly decomposed remains washed up outside a home at Tippler’s Passage on Saturday morning. Investigators believe it is a 65-year-old man whose boat was found in Calypso Bay. A port mortem will be carried out to determine the cause of […]

Vandals destroy Kingscliff’s Christmas Tree

KINGSCLIFF locals has been left devastated after their community Christmas Tree was damaged by vandals. Around 6,000 locals celebrated the inaugural lighting of the tree on Friday night, only to find ornaments smashed and lights ripped out the following morning. General Manager Troy Green said Council and the community were disappointed by the senseless vandalism and damage, […]