Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Crime

Man shot dead by police at St Marys

Police have shot a man dead at St Marys after a violent altercation this morning.

Ice addict jailed after using scissors in attempted robbery

A scissor-wielding offender who demanded cash from a man in a parked car has been jailed for a minimum of 16 months.

Cranebrook man involved in drug ring to spend Christmas behind bars

A Cranebrook father-of-five caught up in an elaborate drug ring will spend Christmas behind bars after he was refused bail.

Police call for public’s help in locating woman wanted on outstanding warrants

Officers from Nepean Police Area Command are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman wanted on two outstanding warrants.

Jessica Camilleri found guilty of manslaughter

The St Clair woman who decapitated her mother in a vicious attack last year has been found not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter.

Penrith man who bombarded woman with 229 texts and 50 emails avoids conviction

A man who sent 229 abusive texts to his then partner after a male answered her phone late at night has avoided a criminal conviction.

Man urinating on wall of police station not surprisingly caught by cops

The man has been charged with drug offences.

Cambridge Park man arrested after INTERPOL tip-off

A man will face court today after being charged over alleged threatening content posted online and possession of replica assault rifles.

Woman who decapitated mother was a horror movie buff, court hears

Jurors on the opening day of the trial of Jessica Camilleri have heard the 27-year-old was a horror movie buff and had a history of threatening decapitation.

Man charged over sexual assault of teen he allegedly groomed online

A man will appear in court today charged over the alleged grooming and sexual assault of a teenage girl he met on social media.

Woman charged after leaving baby in hot car

A woman has been charged after leaving a child in a car as temperatures soared in Penrith last Friday.

Locals failing to report crime to police, statistics reveal

A spate of break-ins and thefts in the Penrith area has police reminding residents to lock up safely.

Man attacked partner in car park; ignoring AVO

A man who choked his partner in a Penrith car park while subject to an AVO not to approach her has been jailed for a minimum of four months.

Hydroponic cannabis set-up discovered in Penrith home

Police have charged a man after uncovering a hydroponic cannabis set-up and multiple personal identification documents in Penrith.

Man charged after stabbing at St Clair

A man has been charged after he allegedly stabbed another man in a brawl at a St Clair car park yesterday.

Police continue investigations into jewellery thief

Police release footage in hunt for jewellery thief.

Man carjacked by fake police officers

Police are appealing for information after a man was carjacked by two men impersonating police officers in Cambridge Park yesterday.

Man on parole sent back to jail after high speed chase

The driver of a car laden with passengers who lost control and slammed into a verge at high speed when he attempted to elude police has been jailed for a minimum of 12 months.

Delivery driver doing well, but “shaken” after carjacking at St Clair

Police believe a food delivery driver who had his car stolen after a drop-off at St Clair last night may have been followed for some time.

Audi stolen from food delivery driver at St Clair

Investigations have commenced following a carjacking in St Clair last night.