Crime

Police investigate two jewellery store break-ins in just two days

Police are investigating after two St Marys jewellery stores were broken into in as many days this week. "About 3.45am on Tuesday, September 19 two...

Oztag attacker to appeal suspended jail sentence

Trevor Riley, who punched an Oztag referee during a match last month, has been handed a 16-month suspended jail sentence today. However, it is understood...

Drugs again mar Defqon.1 music festival

Police have charged 45 people with drug offences at a dance festival in Penrith, including two men who were each allegedly in possession of...

Man in hospital after stabbing

A woman has been charged after a man was hospitalised following a stabbing in South Penrith. Just before 3pm yesterday, police were called to a...

Woman threatened to light more fires after turning herself in

An arsonist who called 000 and turned herself in has been bail refused after threatening to light additional fires. At 6pm on Saturday, September 9,...

Man out on bail despite threatening to shoot police

A man who was arrested in possession of two weapons has been released on bail, despite threatening to come back and shoot police. At 2.23am...

Neville Towner to stay behind bars until at least January

The man who killed four-year-old Lauren Hickson in Emu Plains almost 30 years ago will stay behind bars until early next year. Neville Towner’s parole...

Crim who claimed he was a twin jailed for nine months

A man who claimed he was an identical twin when his DNA was found at a St Marys crime scene will spend the next...

Men injured and car stolen during violent home invasion in Jamisontown

Police are investigating after a home invasion left two men injured in Jamisontown. Just before 1am today, two men believed to be in their late...

Referee assaulted during OzTag match

A player has been charged with assaulting a referee during an Oz Tag match at St Marys yesterday. Just before 7.30pm last night, two groups...

Knife wielder to stay behind bars

An offender who repeatedly armed himself with a knife has been told “this is not the Wild West or the jungle” before being ordered...

Brothers to appeal jail sentence over assault

A mother has been left reeling after her two young sons were jailed in a shock determination. Latrell Isaiah Harvey, 20, and Denzel Harvey, 19,...

Car crashes into house in “possible domestic violence incident”

A man has been arrested after a car crashed into a home in St Marys this afternoon in what police are describing as a...

Trio guilty of horrifying gang rape

Three men have been found guilty of gang raping a teenage girl at a St Clair house party after footage of the assault was...

Woman refused bail after police chase

A woman has been charged with high-range drink-driving after hitting a police car, then leading officers on a short chase. About 11am yesterday, an officer...

Duo charged with drug offences

A man and woman will face court charged with drug offences after a vehicle stop in the Penrith area. In May 2017, Strike Force Teamster,...

Teen hit with multiple charges following Glenmore Park break-in

A teenager has been charged following investigations into an alleged break-in at Glenmore Park yesterday. About 9am yesterday, three males allegedly entered the backyard of...

Serial groper to stay behind bars

A serial groper charged with indecently assaulting females at Penrith and St Marys will remain in custody after his matter was mentioned in court...

Man charged over indecent assaults

Police have charged a man following investigations into a number of indecent assaults of women at Penrith yesterday. About 12.30pm on Wednesday, a 26-year-old woman...

Man charged after allegedly trying to kidnap child

A Penrith man accused of kidnapping a toddler from a High Street shopping centre will remain behind bars after being denied bail this afternoon. Anthony...

No pity: Magistrate sends woman back to jail

An inmate busted with secreted contraband after she took receipt of drugs and tobacco from a visiting relative has earned herself more time in...

Man charged over indecent assault on train

A man has been charged after allegedly indecently assaulting a woman on a train in Penrith. Just after 3.45am on Sunday, May 14, police will allege...

Man in trouble after weeing on police car

A man from the Blue Mountains forgot about CCTV when he drunkenly urinated on a police car last weekend. At 11.50pm on Saturday, July 8,...

Man choked and kicked partner during unprovoked attack in St Marys

A man who choked and kicked his partner in the face and body during a violent “drug binge” at St Marys has been sentenced...

Car linked to murder case found in Jamisontown

Detectives investigating the murder of teenager Brayden Dillon in Glenfield earlier this year have found a vehicle linked to the case in an underground...

Kingswood house robbed twice in 12 hours

Police are investigating a home invasion in Kingswood this morning involving up to four perpetrators. Multiple police vehicles and detectives filled the small cul-de-sac at...

Shirt thief busted wearing stolen shirt

A shirt thief has made the mistake of wearing his stolen property, leading to his arrest at O’Donoghues Irish Pub last week. A train guard...

Woman to face court over poisoning son

A woman will face court today charged after an investigation into the alleged poisoning of her son almost three years ago. In October 2014, detectives...

Drink driving mum escapes jail time

A Cranebrook mother busted high-range drink driving with four kids in the car has dodged jail time. Lisa Caroline Johnson, 34, faced Penrith Local Court...

Trio robbed during daring daylight incident

Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery that occurred last weekend. At about 12.50pm on Sunday, June 18 a 19-year-old from Summerland Point,...

Man jailed after inviting mate to have sex with underage teen

A 19-year-old who invited his friend to have sex with an underage teen against her wishes has been sentenced to a maximum four years...

Teen girls attack police and security guard

Two police officers and a security guard have been assaulted by teenagers after an attempted theft at Westfield Penrith on Monday afternoon. At around 3.45pm,...

Towner to stay behind bars – for now

In a small victory, the man who killed four-year-old Lauren Hickson in Emu Plains almost 30 years ago will remain in prison for at...

Man grabbed stranger by the jaw in frightening incident outside restaurant

A St Clair man who grabbed a stranger by the jaw after she accused his wife of child abuse has been handed a good...

73-year-old Alan insists he’s no hero despite foiling armed robbery

When his mate Murray Welsh was terrorised by a machete-wielding bandit trying to rob his liquor store two years ago, 73-year-old Alan McNally not...

Man jailed after unsavoury incidents involving women

A Penrith man who exposed himself to a teenager on a train and stalked a woman in the female toilet block of a local...

Man who posted serious threats online jailed for 18 months

A suspected home-grown terrorist living in Colyton has been sentenced to 18 months jail after making a number of disturbing and violent threats online. Ciaron...

Drink driving mum seeking help

The woman busted high-range drink driving with four kids in her car at Cranebrook earlier this year has sought another adjournment - this time...

Onlookers shocked as women fight in medical centre waiting room

EXCLUSIVE An Oxley Park woman who assaulted an acquaintance in front of stunned onlookers has been hit with a two-year good behaviour bond. Teraza Widom, 35,...

Couple conspired to change evidence, court hears

EXCLUSIVE A Kingswood man who conspired with his girlfriend to recant her domestic violence statement to get him out of prison has been ordered to...