Crime

Two assaulted during domestic dispute

A man will face court today after two people were allegedly assaulted during a domestic dispute at Werrington overnight. Just after 11pm last night, emergency...

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...

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...

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...

Man was carrying knives and a hammer in Penrith

Police have arrested a man at gunpoint after he was walking along streets in Penrith carrying knives and a hammer. At about 10.30am on Friday,...

Man assaulted after trying to break up argument at Cambridge Gardens

A 44-year-old man from Cranebrook has been robbed and assaulted after attempting to break up an argument. At about 8.40pm on Friday, March 17, the...

Good behaviour bond for driver who hit trick-or-treaters

A learner driver who ploughed into trick-or-treaters at Jordan Springs last year has been handed a good behaviour bond. A woman, 27, and her eight-year-old...

Shotgun found after men flee police

A loaded sawn-off shotgun was found in a Kingswood park by police officers last night after two males fled from police. Officers attached to St...

No more chances: Habitual offender to serve jail time

An unlicenced mother-of-six caught driving while banned at North St Marys has been told the “time has finally come” to spend time in the...

16 vehicles broken into at St Clair

Police are appealing for public assistance following a spate of car break-ins in the St Clair area at the weekend. In the early hours of...

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...

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...

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...

Witnesses help police nail alleged crims

A 31-year-old female and a 37-year-old male from Emu Plains have been arrested after keen eyed witnesses reported their suspicious behaviour to police. At about...

Meat thief ordered to stay behind bars

A clumsy thief caught red-handed with hundreds of dollars worth of pre-packaged meat has been ordered to spend more time behind bars. Sporting a bald...

Man seriously assaulted at St Marys

Police are appealing for public assistance after a man was seriously assaulted in St Marys this morning. About 4am today, police were called to Queen Street,...

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...

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...

Drug dealer to stay behind bars

An alleged Cranebrook meth dealer facing a raft of drug offences has sobbed and pleaded for mercy as she was stripped of her liberty...

Man travelled more than 350 kilometres to meet up with teen for sex

A man who travelled more than 350 kilometres to Penrith on the pretence he was meeting a 14-year-old boy for sex has been refused...

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...

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...

“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 and baby forced to hide in bathroom

A woman and her baby have locked themselves in a bathroom in an attempt to protect themselves from her ex-partner. Police attended a residence at...

Man fights off masked robbers

A 57-year-old Penrith man has escaped with some bruising and minor lacerations after a home invasion on Tuesday morning. At about 1.45am on February 7,...

Man charged over historic child sex offences in Penrith

A 51-year-old man has been arrested and charged with multiple sexual assault matters involving minors which occurred between 1987 and 1998 in the Penrith...

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...

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...

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...

Mother turned to drugs and crime after death of brother

A local mother-of-two who turned to the drug ‘ice’ and succumbed to a life of crime after the death of her brother will be...

Teen charged over frightening break-in

A man has been charged after a break-in at Glenmore Park this morning. Emergency services were called to the home on Glengarry Drive about 5.45am...

Police search black Audi as investigations into fatal shooting continue

Detectives are re-appealing for information as investigations continue into the fatal shooting of a man in his driveway in Colyton last year. Shortly after 9pm on...

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...

Man arrested after bizarre act on motorway

A man has been arrested and charged following calls from the public about a naked male masturbating and filming people’s reactions. At about 2pm on...

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...

Man in serious condition after stabbing

Police are appealing for public assistance after a man was stabbed in Kingswood overnight. Emergency services were called to Wainwright Lane, Kingswood just before 10.30pm following...

Vandal caught on camera pulling down podiatry clinic’s sign

A St Marys family owned podiatry clinic has captured footage of a vandal waving to security cameras before tearing down their sign. Owner of A...

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...

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...

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...