Oct 24 2014

Gaol House fued at Goulburn

The Coordinator of the Justice Action Group has spoken out against charges laid against 11 inmates at Goulburn Gaol.

It comes after last month's riot in the maximum security section that was caused because a barbeque was cancelled.

Brett Collins believes the cancellation was a little over the top.

However the Prison Officer's Vocational Branch has hit back, saying that allowing the barbeque to go ahead, would've rewarded bad behaviour.

Chairman Steve McMahon insists that staff are not there to be verbally or physically abused by inmates.

Oct 24 2014

Mayor says ice scourge is a state wide problem and not just Goulburn's

Officers from Strike Force Coull have now arrested a total of 18 people in connection with the supply of illicit drugs in Goulburn.( As of 6:50am this morning )

Yesterday officers raided four homes, with two men and one woman taken into custody

They also seized various items including four trail bikes, two firearms, an amount of cannabis and sporting memorabilia.

Schavonne McMahon from Police Headquarters says yesterday's three arrests are on top of another 15 earlier in the week.

More are expected to come.

In the meantime Mayor Geoff Kettle says he's confident that the recent arrests will go along way in stopping the supply of ice in our area.

Mr. Kettle has been keeping up to date with the situation through local Police.

He says the scourge of ice is a state wide problem.

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