Crime

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...

Registration plates lead to man’s arrest

A man is due to appear in court next month after driving with registration plates that belonged to a different car than his. At about...

Onlookers shocked as women fight in medical centre waiting room

EXCLUSIVE An Oxley Park woman who assaulted an acquaintance in front of stunned onlookers has been hit with a two-year good behaviour bond. Teraza Widom, 35,...

Penrith arrest: Man to face court on child sex charges

A man will face court today after being charged by Strike Force Trawler detectives over the alleged online procurement of a child for sex. In...

Man in hospital after random attack

Police are appealing for public assistance after a man was assaulted in Kingswood last night. About 10pm on Friday, December 2, police and emergency services...

Man out on bail despite threatening to shoot police

A man who was arrested in possession of two weapons has been released on bail, despite threatening to come back and shoot police. At 2.23am...

Arrest over historic sex assaults

Police are again encouraging victims of sexual assault to come forward, no matter how long ago the incidents occurred, following the arrest of a...

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...

Man injured, dog killed during pursuit

A teenager has been charged after a pursuit during which a pedestrian was injured and a dog was killed. About 3.50pm yesterday, police from Traffic...

Explosive device found in Werrington home

Police have reassured the public that they have nothing to be concerned about following the discovery of a home-made explosive device in a...

Guide dog attacked

A savage attack by a dog that was loose on High Street has put the life of a guide dog and his owner...

Police search for man after woman attacked

After an unexpected attack and robbery in the middle of the night, a 22-year-old woman has escaped with only minor injuries. On Sunday, January 21...

Cartwright’s former partner faces court

The former flame of Panthers rugby league star Bryce Cartwright will apply to have her charges thrown out on mental health grounds, Penrith Local...

Teacher arrested over online grooming of teen girls

A school teacher from Sydney’s west has been arrested and charged for child grooming offences committed over a social media network. Earlier...

Teen charged after running from crash

Officers were called to the intersection of York Street and Napier Avenue in Emu Plains on the weekend after reports of a vehicle collision. Just...

Couple conspired to change evidence, court hears

EXCLUSIVE A Kingswood man who conspired with his girlfriend to recant her domestic violence statement to get him out of prison has been ordered to...

Man sentenced over drug haul

A drug mule sprung at St Marys with a boot load of ecstasy has been sentenced to eight years in jail. Andrew Nick Georgiou, aged...

Man dead in Orchard Hills shooting

A man is dead and a woman remains in hospital following a domestic related shooting in a family home at Orchard Hills this...

Sledgehammer attacker refused bail

A Jamisontown man who allegedly armed himself with a sledgehammer and forced his way into a St Marys home, assaulting an occupant, has been...

Four arrested in Jamisontown drugs bust

Four men have been arrested after police discovered an amount of prohibited hydroponic cannabis in Jamisontown today. It's understood it was the culmination of a...