A man and a woman from Hawks Nest were among 15 issued with a COVID-19-related Penalty Infringement Notices (PINs) for offences within the past 24 hours.
About 8am, officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District were patrolling Patanga Street, Hawks Nest, when they stopped and spoke to the occupants of a stationary vehicle.
The 41-year-old man and 39-year-old woman did not have a reasonable excuse for leaving home and checks revealed they were given a warning on Thursday 16 April 2020. Both were issued $1000 PINs.
Other PINs include one for a 39-year-old man from Cronulla.
It's alleged the man became abusive towards police. He was issued with an infringement for offensive behaviour and a $1000 PIN.
About 2.50pm, officers from Wollongong Police Transport Command were patrolling Wollongong Railway Station, when they stopped and spoke to a 30-year-old-man about a transport offence.
The man was not able to provide police with a reasonable excuse for being in the area. The man had been given a warning on April 23 April and was subsequently issued a $1000 PIN.
NSW Police also charged seven people under the Public Health Act 2010 (NSW) in the 24 hours to 1pm Tuesday.
Anyone who has information regarding individuals or businesses in contravention of a COVID-19-related ministerial direction is urged to contact Crime Stoppers online
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