Crime

Man escapes jail despite “appalling” behaviour

A man who became infatuated with a woman and would phone her with lewd and unwelcome suggestions has narrowly escaped jail. Saiyaid Ali, 34, fronted...

Drunk man fell asleep on stranger’s couch

A local magistrate has warned a Glenmore Park man to “stay off the grog” after he mistakenly entered a neighbour’s home drunk and fell...

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...

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...

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,...

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 assaulted during violent home invasion

Inquiries are underway after a man was injured in a home invasion at Londonderry overnight. About 12.30am today, two men forced their way into a...

Man injured during violent home invasion

A man has been hospitalised following a violent robbery at a Luddenham property yesterday afternoon. About 1.15pm yesterday, a 59-year-old man was at the rear...

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...

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...

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...

Woman dies after being found unconscious in CBD

A woman found unconscious in the Penrith CBD on Sunday morning has now died in hospital. About 7.15am on Sunday, police were alerted to a...

Woman injured in CBD incident

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident in Penrith today. Ambulance paramedics and police were called to a walkway near Henry Street to reports...

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...

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...

Cash stolen during armed robbery

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the robbery of a service station in Werrington overnight. Shortly after 10pm on Monday, a man entered the Dunheved Road...

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...

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...

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’s daily walk to continue

An Emu Plains man charged with break and enter, shoplifting, and goods in custody offences will still have to report daily after his bail...