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...

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...

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...

South Penrith man charged with attempted murder

Police have charged a man with attempted murder following an incident in South Penrith yesterday. About 6.30pm last night, emergency services were called to a...

Fighting mums slapped with good behaviour bonds

Two mothers involved in an alcohol fueled ‘catfight’ have been ordered to enter into good behaviour bonds. Rebecca Dunn, 36, and Rachel Nicole Sait, 29,...

Man charged after alleged indecent texts

A man has been charged after allegedly sending indecent messages to a teenage girl in Penrith this week. On Monday, October 17, detectives from Penrith Local...

Greyhound trainer wants evidence thrown out, court hears

A Londonderry greyhound trainer embroiled in the live baiting scandal has had his application to permanently stay the criminal proceedings against him refused. Zeki Ray...

“Possible fifth victim” in indecent assault case against former teacher

A former St Marys school teacher accused of indecently assaulting four students could be hit with fresh charges after the discovery of another possible...

Police officer injured in brawl involving up to 80 people

A man has been charged and a police officer allegedly assaulted while responding to a large brawl in Penrith last night. About 10.30pm last night,...

Important medical equipment goes missing

Police are seeking public assistance after a bag containing a life-saving insulin pump belonging to a 15-year-old boy was likely stolen last night. About 6.55pm today...

Teen arrested after trying to rob service station

A 16-year-old boy allegedly attempted to rob two employees at a service station in the early hours of Saturday morning. At about 12.15am on Saturday,...

Man told to stop exposing himself at traffic lights

A man who exposed himself at a set of traffic lights has been slapped with a hefty fine. Sakmann Dith faced Penrith Local Court last...

St Clair man charged with manslaughter

A 31-year-old bus company manager from St Clair has been charged with manslaughter by police investigating a fatal bus crash that occurred almost seven...

Man dies in Colyton shooting

Police have launched an investigation following a fatal shooting in Colyton this evening. Shortly after 9pm tonight, emergency services responded to reports of shots fired...

Man charged with manslaughter over Emu Plains fire

Police have charged a man with manslaughter after another man died in a fire in Emu Plains last month. About 1.45am on Friday , June...

Woman uses hot tea in attempt to fend off handbag thief

A woman was allegedly robbed outside Nepean Hospital this week. At about 5.25am on Tuesday, November 8, a 48-year-old woman was walking along Derby Street,...

Residents evacuated after cars set alight on Derby Street

25 residents had to be evacuated from a unit block in Penrith this morning after three vehicles were set on fire in the complex's...

Tragic end to search for missing runner

The body of missing Emu Plains man Rhys Sutton has been found by police. Police and SES crews conducted a search for Mr Sutton after...

Man on the run after robbery and home invasion

Police are appealing for information following an aggravated robbery and a home invasion in St Marys early yesterday morning. About 2am on Sunday, a 27-year-old...

Massage therapist charged with indecent assault

A massage therapist will appear in court next month after allegedly indecently assaulting a customer in Penrith yesterday. About 11am yesterday, Thursday, October 20, a...

Money stolen in pizza shop robbery

Police from Penrith Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the robbery of an Eagle Boys pizza shop overnight. About 10.30pm last night, two...

Man jailed after spitting in prison officer’s face; among other charges

A man who assaulted a service station attendant and was caught “red handed” with prohibited drugs in custody has been sentenced to 12 months...

Man shot dead in Kingswood

A man has been shot dead in Kingswood this morning. Just after midnight, emergency services were called to Stafford Street, Kingswood, following reports of shots...

Pub crawl antics cost man plenty of cash

An intoxicated man who caused traffic mayhem along Penrith’s main street has been slugged a hefty fine and ordered to enter into supervised good...

Nine hour stand-off at Cobham

Police are investigating after a lengthy stand-off where two young male prisoners managed to climb onto the roof of Cobham Juvenile Justice Centre at...

Man assaulted after trying to break up domestic dispute

A man who assaulted a good Samaritan who tried to intervene in a domestic dispute will spend Christmas behind bars. Michael Morris, 21, appeared before...

Man to stay behind bars after string of car thefts

A Colyton man who allegedly committed a raft of serious offences including a number of violent auto thefts will remain behind bars for now...

Strike Force set up to investigate Colyton shooting

A man who was fatally shot in Colyton last night has been named as Adrian Buxton. Just after 9pm last night, Thursday, May 19, police and...

Teacher refused bail over assault cases

A St Marys school teacher accused of indecently assaulting several students last year has been refused bail. Matthew Brunel George Thomas, 49, faced Penrith Local...

Street racer had unrestrained kids in car

Police who stopped two alleged street racers in Kingswood last night located two unrestrained children in the back seat of one of the vehicles. Just before...

Couple fined after kids left in car

A couple who left their three young children, including an infant, unattended in a hot car at St Marys has faced court this morning. The 34-year-old...

Driver escapes, police officer injured

A police officer has suffered minor injuries following a pursuit through the western suburbs. About 2.50pm yesterday (Friday, April 7), officers attached to Penrith Highway...

Man charged with stalking offences

A man will appear in court today over 41 alleged child stalking offences in Penrith. The man was arrested about 11am yesterday in Smith Street,...

Investigations continue after break-in at Penrith Library

Detectives are still on the scene at Penrith Library after an alleged break-in overnight. The library is currently closed while investigations are carried out, with...

Dog owner released on bail

The alleged owner of three dogs who mauled a police officer and two others at Penrith on Wednesday night has walked free from court. Kirk...

Man arranged to meet with teen in Penrith car park

A 33-year-old man will face Penrith Local Court today after being charged with online child procurement as part of a greater investigation into online...

Shooting victim was known to police

A man shot and killed outside a Stafford Street home in Kingswood this morning was a member of the Rebels motorcycle club, it’s understood. Just...

Woman who stabbed partner released on conditional bail

A woman who allegedly stabbed her partner at Kingswood on Wednesday night has been granted strict conditional bail. Seini Savieti, 33, fronted Penrith Local Court...