Illawarra Newsroom

Man charged with vehicle bombings - Nowra


Detectives investigating an explosion which damaged two parked cars at Nowra last year, have charged a man.

Around 9pm on Wednesday July 3, two homemade improvised explosive devices were thrown onto the windscreens of two vehicles parked in the driveway of a Nowra home.

Both vehicles sustained minor damage to the front windscreen and bonnet area.

No one was injured as a result of the explosions.

Officers from South Coast Police District and the Rescue and Bomb Disposal Unit attended and commenced an investigation.

Strike Force Keele was formed to investigate and following extensive inquiries, detectives arrested a 24-year-old man at Nowra Police Station about 7.30pm yesterday.

The man was charged with damaging property by fire/explosion and possession, supply or making of explosives.

He was refused bail and will appear before Nowra Local Court  today

Inquiries are continuing.