Crime

Man shot dead at St Marys

A man shot dead at St Marys last night was due to get married next weekend, it has been revealed. And police say that the...

Teenager seriously hurt as car crashes into house at St Marys

A 16-year-old unaccompanied learner driver has crashed a car into a house at St Marys this morning, with his teenage passenger suffering serious spinal...

Heartless thieves steal precious memories

Just after lunch last Friday, 76-year-old Betty Coleman left her Leonay home for lawn bowls practice. When she returned later that afternoon, it was obvious...

Coalition's gun crackdown

Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott, has visited St Marys Police Station this morning to announce his party's policy on reducing gun crime. ...

Police bust Glenmore Park cannabis house

Organised Crime Squad detectives have arrested two men in the Sydney CBD and charged them in relation to a hydroponic cannabis house located...

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...

Reports of shooting at Kingswood

Police are appealing for public assistance following reports of a shooting at Kingswood. Shortly before 2.30pm yesterday, a 23-year-old man attended a...

Teen indecently assaulted at St Clair

Police from St Marys are investigating an indecent assault involving a 15-year-old girl in St Clair yesterday. About 9.20am on Wednesday, the...

Man wakes from coma following assault

A man has woken from an induced coma after being knocked to the ground at a fast food restaurant in Penrith over the...

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...

Police charge man after animal cruelty incident

A man has been charged following an alleged act of animal cruelty at South Penrith. About midday today, a member of the public saw a...

Police investigate cockfighting claims

Police attended a home on Bowman Road in Londonderry last weekend after they were tipped off about suspected cockfighting going on at the residence. At about 12pm...

Child approached in Jordan Springs

Police are appealing for information after a child was approached in Jordan Springs yesterday. About 5.20pm on Thursday, a nine-year-old boy was outside a home on...

Baby basher’s sentence increased

The man who left little Bobby Webber with catastrophic lifelong injuries has had his sentence increased by an additional three years. Andrew Nolan, 34, was...

Children as young as 10 involved in crime spree in Thornton Estate

Police are appealing for information after a slew of break and enters in Thornton. Between 2am and 2.30am on Tuesday, January 31, police believe a...

Cops on the hunt… for Easter eggs

St Marys Police officers will be tackling a different sort of hunt next weekend, one that will be considerably more enjoyable than the...

Explosive device found in Werrington home

Police have reassured the public that they have nothing to be concerned about following the discovery of a home-made explosive device in a...

Bucks night ends in tragedy

A local man has died during his buck’s night celebrations at a central Sydney hotel. Police and paramedics say they attended a pub...

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,...

Suspicious fire in Penrith CBD

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following a suspicious fire in Penrith this morning. About 1.35am today, emergency services were called to a...

Four women on the run

Police are searching for four women missing from a transitional centre in Emu Plains. Deanne Daley, 20, Jamie Duckett, 30, Jade...

Man who escaped from prison arrested in Penrith

A man who escaped from a correctional centre near Bathurst earlier this week has been arrested in Penrith. Some time on Friday or Saturday last...

Woman threatened, car stolen in early morning robbery on Hope Street

Police are investigating an armed robbery in Penrith this morning. Emergency services were called to Hope Street, Penrith, about 7.30am, following reports of a robbery. Police...

Woman busted drink driving with four children in her car

A woman has been caught drink driving with four children in her car at Cranebrook. Police were patrolling Goldmark Crescent, Cranebrook about 3.45pm yesterday when officers stopped...

Man should have had a Plan C, says magistrate

An expectant father who drove home drunk after finding out his wife was in labour has been banned from getting behind the wheel for...

Woman assaulted at Cobham

A worker at the Cobham Juvenile Justice Centre was reportedly forced to hide in a bathroom after being allegedly assaulted at the St Marys...

Woman assaulted on bus

Police have charged a man in relation to an assault that occurred on a public bus in Kingswood last weekend. Police allege that a 22-year-old...

Police officer among three attacked by dogs

A Penrith police officer is set to undergo surgery today after she sustained serious injuries, along with two other people, when they were attacked by...

Statement from Nepean Hospital

The following statement has been issued by Nepean Hospital A police officer and a Nepean Hospital security guard are receiving care at Nepean Hospital after...

Graffiti artist given chance to turn life around

A graffiti artist caught defacing a train has finally been brought to justice. London Fisher, 20, faced Penrith Local Court via video link last Thursday...

Wanderers fans in spotlight again

The Western Sydney Wanderers are again dealing with the issue of crowd behaviour after a Newcastle Jets fan revealed details of a sickening attack...

Alarming rise in ‘ice’ use in local area

The possession and use of amphetamines in the Penrith Local Government Area has increased by a staggering 50.9 per cent in a 12 month...

Lauren Hickson’s killer could be granted parole next month

The man who killed four-year-old Lauren Hickson in Emu Plains almost 30 years ago could be released from prison next month. Neville Towner, who was sentenced...

Suspicious fire destroys cars

Police are investigating after four vehicles were destroyed by fire at a unit block at Penrith this morning. Emergency services were alerted to the fire...

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...

“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...

Woman’s car stolen at knifepoint

A woman has been left shaken after a man stole her car at knifepoint from the driveway of her St Clair home. The 40-year-old woman stopped...

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 in hospital after being shot at St Clair

Police from St Marys are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting in St Clair tonight. About 8.30pm, a 49-year-old man was shot in the leg...

Man still on the run after robbery outside Penrith Station

A woman has had her expensive necklace stolen after a man allegedly ripped it from her chest in a scary attack outside Penrith Station...