EMERGENCY SERVICES

CAREFLIGHT CALLED
A 53-year-old man was airlifted to hospital by CareFlight on Sunday, June 14 after his motorcycle collided with a car on Old Northern Road, Maroota.

CareFlight’s Rapid Response Helicopter was tasked just after 1:20pm, landing less than 15 minutes later in a paddock by the scene of the incident.

NSW Ambulance paramedics were providing initial treatment for the man and CareFlight’s specialist doctor and NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic assessed the patient for flight transfer to hospital.

The patient was taken airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition under ongoing observation from CareFlight’s clinical team with suspected pelvic injuries and a dislocated hip.

LEARNER DRIVER ARREST
Just after 10pm on Sunday, June 14, officers from Hawkesbury Police Area Command were patrolling the Windsor area, when they observed a Toyota Kluger sedan turn right allegedly against a red traffic light at the intersection of Macquarie Street and Hawkesbury Valley Way.

Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the learner driver, a 16-year-old girl. She underwent a roadside breath test, which returned a negative result.

The front seat passenger and supervising driver, a 44-year-old man, also underwent a roadside breath test and allegedly returned a positive result.

He was arrested and taken to Windsor Police Station, where he underwent a breath analysis test that returned an alleged reading of 0.225.

The man was issued a Court Attendance Notice (CAN) for licenced driver high-range PCA sit next to learner supervised driver.

He is due to appear at Windsor Local Court on Wednesday July 15. The man’s licence was also suspended.

MOTORCYCLE CRASH
A 17-year-old man sustained critical head injuries after his motorcycle collided with a tree on the Quakers Hill Parkway, Quakers Hill at around midday on Tuesday, June 16.

The teenager lost consciousness from the collision.

CareFlight’s Rapid Response Helicopter was tasked by NSW Ambulance just before 12:10pm, landing 15 minutes later in a reserve close to the incident.

NSW Police escorted CareFlight’s specialist doctor and NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic to the scene of the incident where NSW Ambulance paramedics were providing initial treatment.

CareFlight’s specialist doctor and NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic intubated the patient and placed him in an induced coma to stabilise him.

The patient was transported in a critical condition by NSW Ambulance to Westmead Hospital under ongoing observation from CareFlight’s clinical team.

DRUG CHARGES
Organised Crime Squad detectives have laid charges against three men, including one from Baulkham Hills, and are seeking the extradition of two others from Dubai, following an extensive seven-year investigation into a transnational criminal syndicate involved in the large-scale importation and supply of prohibited drugs.

In December 2013, detectives from the State Crime Command’s Organised Crime Squad, together with the NSW Crime Commission, established Strike Force Millstream to investigate the large-scale supply of prohibited drugs, mainly MDMA and methylamphetamine (ice), in NSW.

During the course of the investigation, detectives uncovered a significant transnational drug importation and money laundering operation as well as other organised criminal activity.

Strike Force Millstream investigators have previously charged 16 people over their alleged roles in illicit activities. Strike Force Millstream detectives executed a search warrant at a home at Baulkham Hills and crime scene warrants at two business premises at Badgerys Creek on Tuesday, June 16. A NSW Crime Commission Criminal Assets Recovery Act search warrant was also executed at a business at Altair Place, Jamisontown.

A 57-year-old man was arrested at a home at Baulkham Hills and taken to Castle Hill Police Station.

He was charged with conspiracy to commit offence import commercial quantity of bordercontrolled drug. The man was refused bail to appear at Liverpool Local Court on Wednesday.

A 34-year-old man was arrested at Muswellbrook Police Station and charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug (large commercial quantity), knowingly deal with proceeds of crime and participate in criminal group contribute criminal activity and a 36-year-old Erina Heights man was arrested at a hotel at Darling Harbour and taken to Day Street Police Station.

On June 11 Dubai Police arrested two men – aged 34 and 37 – following Interpol Red Notices. Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Organised Crime Squad are working with Commonwealth partner agencies to seek the extradition of the men to Australia.

Anyone with information about the importation or supply of prohibited drugs is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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