Crime

‘Bound and gagged’ woman charged

The story of a Glenmore Park woman who was allegedly tied up and assaulted in her home earlier this month has taken a dramatic...

Arrests over Colyton armed robbery

Police have charged a teenage boy with armed robbery and an adult male with firearm offences after executing a search warrant. Investigators from the Metropolitan Robbery Unit...

Registration plates lead to man’s arrest

A man is due to appear in court next month after driving with registration plates that belonged to a different car than his. At about...

Woman found bound and gagged inside Glenmore Park home

Police believe a Glenmore Park woman was specifically targeted in a bizarre and frightening attack that left her bound and gagged in her home...

Appeal lodged as Bobby’s fight for justice continues

Bobby Webber’s fight for justice has yet another chapter to play out. A month after Bobby’s abuser was sentenced to a minimum of eight years...

Woman refused bail over meat thefts

A woman has been charged after she allegedly committed the same offence twice in just over a week. The 38-year-old, from Cranebrook, was released on...

P-plater drove after 16 beers

A heavily intoxicated man who drove through a red light into oncoming traffic has walked away from court with a nine-month suspended sentence. Karlen Bell,...

Dangerous times ahead for fire crews

Fire crews are warning of a dangerous summer ahead after a bushfire in Londonderry and Llandilo threatened homes yesterday, the second major bushfire in just two...

Man charged following Emu Plains stabbing

A man has been charged with a number of offences after he allegedly stabbed two women in Emu Plains last night. Just before midnight on...

Man accused of stabbing mother and girlfriend to stay behind bars

A magistrate has found there are "insufficient safeguards within the mental health system" to bail a man accused of a stabbing his mother and...

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...

Man arrested after spitting on police cars

Police weren’t far away from a man when he allegedly decided to spit on three marked police cars last week. At about 2.45pm on Thursday,...

Man banned from JB Hi-Fi

A man who visited a pawn shop to ascertain the best goods to hock then proceeded to steal similar items from JB Hi-Fi has...

Man sentenced over drug haul

A drug mule sprung at St Marys with a boot load of ecstasy has been sentenced to eight years in jail. Andrew Nick Georgiou, aged...

Man blames lewd drawing for assault on partner

Christmas Day was anything but jolly for one woman who was attacked by her partner after an argument between the pair turned violent. Dressed in...

Teacher’s trial delayed

Matthew Brunel George Thomas, the former St Marys school teacher accused of indecently assaulting four of his students, will have to wait another two...

Ayres picks up new portfolio

State Penrith MP Stuart Ayres has retained his Fair Trading portfolio and picked up Sports and Recreation as Mike Baird stamps his authority...

Victim was living in “rough conditions”

Police say 51-year-old Penrith woman Debbie Spencer was “living in rough conditions” when she was found unconscious in the CBD on Sunday morning. She sadly...

Police investigate possible shooting

Investigations are continuing after police received reports that a man had been shot in the neck in Cranebrook last night. It's alleged a 23-year-old man...

Pair on the run after robbery

Two men are on the run after they robbed a service station last night, armed with a machete and an iron bar. At about 9pm...

Man who made threats on social media to stay behind bars

A Colyton man has been remanded behind bars after making terrorist threats online. Ciaron Patrick Mcgee, 38, faced Penrith Local Court earlier today after failing to...

Brothel owner’s secret room full of drugs and cash

A St Marys brothel owner allegedly found with bus loads of suspected stolen goods, drugs and cash will remain behind bars after being refused...

Man charged with child grooming offences

A man has been charged with child grooming offences after an investigation by police. On Thursday, January 7, a female child in Queensland was using...

Police officer charged over domestic violence incidents

A police officer has been charged with a number of domestic violence related offences. About 3pm last Thursday, it is alleged the 35-year-old man assaulted...

Teen still hasn’t found dress sense

A teenager who fronted court wearing a “thug life” muscle shirt has returned sporting another piece of inappropriate attire. Faufata Filipo, 18, came under fire...

Women left with critical injuries following stabbing

A man is in custody after allegedly stabbing two women in Emu Plains last night. Just before midnight last night, police and emergency services were...

Cartwright’s ex has charges dismissed

The woman who posted "revenge porn" and made death threats on social media to Panthers rugby league star Bryce Cartwright has had her charges...

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,...

Man pleads ‘brain snap’ after assaulting officer

A man who assaulted a parking officer after suffering a "brain snap" has been placed on an 18-month good behaviour bond. Aaron John Curry fronted...

Drunk with five kids in the car: Woman ordered off the roads

A mother who drove drunk with five children in the car has been disqualified from driving for nine months. Maria Pascualy Apin fronted Penrith Local...

Man jailed over alcohol-fuelled attack

A magistrate has blatantly made an example out of a man in a bid to stamp out atrocious alcohol-fuelled violence. Magistrate Ian McRae sentenced Damien...

Body discovered near Kingswood unit block

Police are investigating the discovery of a body on Santley Crescent in Kingswood. It's understood the body was found earlier this morning near the garden...

Homeless man to spend time behind bars

A homeless man found with a replica pistol has been sentenced to 10 months behind bars. Expecting to meet someone armed, police swooped on Kenneth...

Police discover man has been missing since April incident

A critical incident investigation has been launched following the disappearance of a man following a pursuit in Penrith. On Friday, April 24, police attempted to...

Police investigating North St Marys factory fire

Police are investigating following a fire at an industrial site in North St Marys last night. About 9.50pm on Friday, emergency services were called to...

Judge fumes over teen’s attitude

A District Court judge has lashed out at an apathetic teenager who fronted court in offensive attire. Wearing a black muscle shirt with the words...

Man charged with alleged child pornography offence

A man will face Penrith Local Court next month, charged by detectives after a covert online investigation into child exploitation. Strike Force Trawler is an...

Man steals cash register from servo

Police are investigating the armed robbery of a service station in St Marys this morning. About 1.40am, a man entered a service station on the Great...

Teens charged over carjacking, kidnapping

Two teenagers are due in court today charged over the alleged carjacking and kidnapping of a man at Penrith last September. An 18-year-old man was...

Man robbed by three men on Derby Street

A man has suffered serious facial injuries after he was robbed at his home on Sunday. At about 12.00am on Sunday, February 21, the 26-year-old...