Crime

New cops on the beat

The local area’s police force has grown stronger by nine, after new officers joined Penrith and St Marys Local Area Commands. ...

Woman jailed over false accusations

A woman told police her ex-partner was discharging a firearm in a public street, prompting a major response, but the accusation was later proved...

315 cannabis plants found at Penrith house

Six people are due to face court today following the alleged discovery of a hydroponic set- up in Penrith. Following ongoing investigations, officers...

We've had enough

Local licensed stores and venues are sick and tired of patrons failing to go home after being asked to leave a venue and...

Arrest over Werrington death

Homicide Squad detectives have today arrested a man and a woman in relation to the death of a woman who was stabbed and...

Man injured in home invasion

Police are appealing for public assistance following a home invasion at Werrington Downs. About 8.20pm last night, police were called...

Chappo's chase

Local businessman Graham Chapman is known for the variety of work he does in the Penrith community, but he's now proven himself as...

Enough is enough

Police in St Marys will tackle hoodlum behaviour and irresponsible partying in a major operation to launch this week. The annual 'Operation...

Residents homeless after fire

A devastating fire has severely damaged a block of units in Haynes Street, Penrith, displacing many local residents whilst reconstruction work takes place....

Frightening incident at Cranebrook

Police have charged a man with trespassing, assault and possession of an unauthorised pistol after an incident in Cranebrook. About 7pm last night,...

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...

Man dies in Emu Plains stabbing

A man has died after he was stabbed in Emu Plains this afternoon. Just after 5pm police were called to a home on...

Fire emergency in Penrith

A major fire emergency is underway tonight after a fire that started in Springwood this afternoon jumped the Nepean River and started to...

Man punched former partner five times, court hears

A man who punched his former partner five times, including a number of times to the face, has escaped with a good behaviour bond....

Attempted robbery at hotel

Police are investigating the attempted armed robbery of a hotel at Kingswood overnight. Just before 10.30pm on Sunday, a female employee was...

Arrest over historic sex assaults

Police are again encouraging victims of sexual assault to come forward, no matter how long ago the incidents occurred, following the arrest of a...

Man attacked on train

A man has been arrested after an alleged assaulted with a rock on a train travelling towards Penrith overnight. About 11.20pm last night,...

Two local men arrested over shooting incident

An alleged member of the Hells Angels has today been arrested by Homicide Squad detectives investigating a shooting incident at Eastlakes in July...

Police out in force

NSW Police are warning all drivers to ‘Slow Down’ this long weekend in a commitment to reducing the state’s road toll. ...

Drugs, cash found in car

Police from the Gangs Squad’s Strike Force Raptor have charged a Rebels nominee with drug offences after more than six kilograms of cannabis was...

Driver survives horror crash

A man has somehow survived this horror car accident at St Marys - but that's where his luck will end. The 22-year-old...

Man dies at Penrith dance festival

A 23-year-old man has died at the DefQon.1 music festival in Penrith. Police say they will prepare a report for the Coroner after...

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...

We've all gone mad

I received a text message late on Monday night from a dedicated Penrith Panthers fan, warning me that a story would break in the...

Fire continues to burn

A large fire continues to burn out of control across bushland in Castlereagh, Cranebrook and Londonderry, in close proximity to local homes, businesses...

Worksite argument turns deadly

A man was stabbed to death at a St Clair construction site this week after an argument with a co-worker turned deadly. ...

Man charged with child sex offences

A 38-year-old man has been arrested and charged with a number of child sex offences. Following an investigation by detectives attached to...

Woman arrested at break-in

Police have charged a woman who was arrested at the scene of a break-in at Kingswood yesterday. About 2.25pm on Monday, police...

Brave Brooke recognised

Brooke Fogarty was asleep on January 24, 2010, when she was suddenly awoken by a dreadful and harrowing scream. ...

New on the beat

Two new police officers joined the ranks at St Marys Local Area Command this week, fresh faced and rearing to get started. ...

Libs to make streets safer

A Coalition Government will help make Lindsay streets safer by providing $300,000 for Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras. The...

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. ...

Shots fired into Cranebrook house

Police are investigating after a number of shots were fired at a house in Cranebrook last night. About 11.40pm last night, police...

Charity tin stolen

A volunteer collecting for a local charity has had a donation tin stolen from him at a local shopping centre. At...

Man dead in Orchard Hills shooting

A man is dead and a woman remains in hospital following a domestic related shooting in a family home at Orchard Hills this...

Puzzling mystery of missing mum

Cheryl Ardler was a loving mum, a passionate football fan and part of a close-knit family. But her life and her...

Rohan puts his Best foot forward

He is usually running to chase down the bad guys and stop crime, but come October, Penrith resident and NSW Police Officer, Rohan...

Man injured in St Marys shooting

Police attached to St Marys Local Area Command are investigating following a shooting last night. About 9.30pm last night, police...

Good Samaritan attacked

A man has been assaulted and subjected to an attempted carjacking after stopping to render aid to a person lying on the roadway. ...

Armed robbery at Kingswood

St Marys detectives are investigating an armed robbery at a take-away store in Kingswood this morning. About 12.10am today, two unknown men...