Crime

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...

Money stolen in pizza shop robbery

Police from Penrith Local Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the robbery of an Eagle Boys pizza shop overnight. About 10.30pm last night, two...

Police officer suffers broken tooth after arrest turns violent

A woman has been charged with assaulting police after allegedly elbowing an officer in the face, breaking her tooth, during an arrest at St...

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...

Man in trouble after weeing on police car

A man from the Blue Mountains forgot about CCTV when he drunkenly urinated on a police car last weekend. At 11.50pm on Saturday, July 8,...

Teens charged over carjacking, kidnapping

Two teenagers are due in court today charged over the alleged carjacking and kidnapping of a man at Penrith last September. An 18-year-old man was...

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...

Shooting victims not known to offenders, police say

A brother and a sister shot at while they drove home from work in the early hours of this morning were innocent victims...

Weapons seized in raids

Three people have been arrested during raids relating to the sale of illegal weapons in western Sydney. Strike Force Bootle was established...

Dramatic end to chase

Five people, including a 14-year-old girl, took police on a whirlwind chase through Penrith in the early hours of Sunday morning, in a...

Shock local link emerges in Cassie Sainsbury drug case

There has been a stunning local development in the case of accused drug mule Cassie Sainsbury, with Nine News alleging she worked as a...

Elderly man charged over sexual abuse of boys

An 83-year-old Cranebrook man has been charged following an investigation into historical sexual abuse of two boys while in his care. In July 2016, detectives...

Mariners pose huge threat

The Western Sydney Wanderers play the blockbuster match of A-League round 25 when they visit the Central Coast Mariners on Saturday night with...

Woman dies in Luddenham crash

A woman has died after her car collided with a large tow truck at Luddenham this morning. At about 10am a...

Cops on the hunt… for Easter eggs

St Marys Police officers will be tackling a different sort of hunt next weekend, one that will be considerably more enjoyable than the...

Teen still hasn’t found dress sense

A teenager who fronted court wearing a “thug life” muscle shirt has returned sporting another piece of inappropriate attire. Faufata Filipo, 18, came under fire...

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...

Pensioner stored guns in couch and under his bed

A pensioner has been handed a 12-month suspended sentence and fined $3,000 after pleading guilty to a raft of firearms offences. Vincent Neil Doherty, 62,...

Police say home invasion was “targeted”

Police are investigating a home invasion in South Penrith this morning. Just after 3am today, police were called to Fragar Road, South Penrith after reports of...

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...