Crime

Mother escapes conviction over motorcycle crash

A 35-year-old mother who collided with a motorcyclist caught in her blind spot, has cried tears of relief after her charge was thrown out...

Man caught stealing mail

Police have charged a man for numerous offences including mail theft. About 10.30pm on Monday, police were called to Hall Street, St Marys, following reports...

Man found guilty of animal cruelty

A man caught “flogging” his puppy on a busy Penrith street has been found guilty of animal cruelty. Leo Giuliano fronted Penrith Local Court on...

Service station robbed at knifepoint

Police are calling for witnesses after a Penrith service station was robbed at knifepoint last night, with the alleged offender still on the run. At...

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...

Police investigate possible shooting

Investigations are continuing after police received reports that a man had been shot in the neck in Cranebrook last night. It's alleged a 23-year-old man...

Duo robbed and attacked in Jamisontown

Two men were allegedly robbed on Saturday night in a scary incident in Jamisontown. At about 3.20am on Saturday, August 27, the two men, aged...

Protective father assaulted daughter’s partner

A protective father who assaulted his daughter’s partner thinking she was in danger has been slapped with two good behaviour bonds. Craig Paul Lodding fronted...

Charges following threats

A former Chapter Vice President of the Rebels OMCG and an associate have been charged with intimidation and firearms offences. Earlier this month, police from...

Man robbed at knifepoint in St Marys

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an armed robbery in St Marys this morning. About 9.30am, a 25-year-old man returned to his...

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...

Missing Cranebrook woman most likely dead, Coroner says

Missing Cranebrook woman Cheryl Ardler is most likely dead, a NSW Coroner has ruled. Deputy State Coroner Teresa O'Sullivan says Ms Ardler, who has not...

Vehicles seized as part of re-birthing investigation

  A number of vehicles and an excavator have been seized as part of an ongoing investigation into vehicle theft and re-birthing in Kemps Creek. Strike...

Nine-month-old girl dies after being found in bathtub at St Marys

A nine-month-old girl died in hospital this week after she was found in the bath at her North St Marys home unconscious. Just after 10am...

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...

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,...

Cannabis house found in Werrington

A man has been charged after police uncovered a hydroponic cannabis house in Werrington yesterday. Just before 7am on Tuesday, officers from North West Metropolitan...

Glenmore Park man charged by child abuse investigators

A man has been charged after allegedly producing and disseminating child abuse material. Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse Squad commenced an investigation...

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...

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...

Firearms stolen during break-in at Leonay

Police are investigating the theft of four firearms after a break and enter in Leonay this week. Sometime between 9pm on Wednesday, July 20 and 5.45am...

$14 flowers cost teenager more than $300 in fines

A teenager caught with a stolen bouquet of flowers has been slapped with a stinging fine. Tyrone Edward Salamba, 18, fronted Penrith Local Court on...

Man charged after child sex sting

Detectives from State Crime Command’s Sex Crimes Squad have charged a man after a covert online investigation into child exploitation. Strike Force Trawler is an...

Drunk with five kids in the car: Woman ordered off the roads

A mother who drove drunk with five children in the car has been disqualified from driving for nine months. Maria Pascualy Apin fronted Penrith Local...

Man banned from JB Hi-Fi

A man who visited a pawn shop to ascertain the best goods to hock then proceeded to steal similar items from JB Hi-Fi has...

St Marys restaurant robbed

Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at a restaurant in St Marys overnight. Just before 11.15pm, a man approached a restaurant on...

Two real dummies: Duo to face court

Two men are due to appear in court this month for alleged malicious damage in the Penrith Westfield car park. At about 8.30pm on Monday,...

Replica pistol found in man’s pants

A man will appear in court today after being charged with possessing a firearm in a shopping centre at St Marys. About 2.30pm yesterday, three...

Man in critical condition after being shot in Erskine Park

Police have launched an investigation after a man was shot in Erskine Park tonight. Just before 9pm, emergency services were called to a house on...

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...

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...

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...

Ice addict jailed after gas dispute turns nasty

An ice addict who held his neighbour hostage with knives and a baseball bat amid concerns he was stealing his gas has been sentenced...

Refused bail over stalking charges

A man who allegedly stalked a Jamison High School student over the course of six years has been refused bail for the second time...

Woman stabbed at Glenmore Park

A woman has been hospitalised with stab wounds after an incident at a home in Glenmore Park this afternoon. About 5.40pm today, emergency services were...

Police officer charged over domestic violence incidents

A police officer has been charged with a number of domestic violence related offences. About 3pm last Thursday, it is alleged the 35-year-old man assaulted...

P-plater drove after 16 beers

A heavily intoxicated man who drove through a red light into oncoming traffic has walked away from court with a nine-month suspended sentence. Karlen Bell,...

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...