A man was shocked to discover a person passed out in the driver’s seat of his vehicle, when returning to his parked car last weekend.
About 4.50am on Saturday, February 15 the Cambridge Gardens man unlocked his motor vehicle that was parked on Cleeve Place, Cambridge Gardens and located a passed out man in the driver’s seat.
Police were contacted and attended, attempting to wake up the 30-year-old Cranebrook man and removed him from the vehicle.
It is alleged Police located a bottle of Tequila that belonged to the owner of the vehicle on the Cranebrook man.
He was arrested and searched.
Further located on the man was a wallet that contained another person’s bank card, prescription drugs and a clear resealable plastic bag containing cannabis.
He was charged with ‘goods in personal custody suspected of being stolen (x2)’, ‘possess prohibited drug (x2)’, ‘possess/attempt to prescribed restricted substance’ and ‘larceny’.
He is to appear at Penrith Local Court on Wednesday, February 26.
A graduate of Western Sydney University, Nicola Barton is a news journalist with the Western Weekender, primarily covering crime and politics.