Crime

Man charged with Cheryl Ardler’s murder

Detectives investigating the 2012 suspicious disappearance of Cheryl Ardler have today charged a man with murder.

Man tried to use stolen credit card at brothel

The man was arrested by police and charged with a number of offences.

Aspiring doctor’s career in tatters after drug bust

Student became a drug mule because she was “desperate” to pay her debts, Penrith Local Court has heard.

Car park bashing case adjourned to next month

All five men accused of brutally assaulting two men in the Panthers McDonald’s car park earlier this year are now at liberty, despite two...

Man facing multiple charges after alleged attack on partner

A Colyton man accused of detaining, strangling and suffocating his partner in a “crime of passion” appeared stunned when his bail application was refused...

Tomahawk used in Penrith home invasion

Police are investigating a home invasion in Penrith. About 8.45pm last night, police were called to a home on Parker Street, after two masked men...

Man jailed after stealing from local business

A heroin addict who broke into a South Penrith business by throwing a pot plant through a window has been jailed for at least...

Woman caught red-handed making fake cash

A 26-year-old woman busted making counterfeit money out of a Cranebrook home will be officially sentenced later this year. Codie Louise Porter must remain in...

Man charged with sexually abusing six-year-old relative

A man will face court today charged over the alleged sexual abuse of a young relative earlier this month. Detectives from the Child Abuse and...

Police raid houses in cannabis bust

Police are currently searching five homes in Penrith after an investigation led by intel analysis identified suspicions of enhanced drug cultivation. Two homes are on...

Alleged sex offender facing fresh charges

The Glenmore Park man accused of grooming a fictitious boy online has been charged with fresh offences against real minors. Michael Slegers, 58, is now...

Woman attacks security guard with high heels

A woman has been charged after she attacked a security guard with a pair of high heels in Penrith last weekend. At 12.50am on Sunday,...

Police seek witnesses to Kingswood shooting

Police are appealing for information about a shooting in Kingswood last night. At about 8.15pm, emergency services were called to a car park at Kingswood...

Four charged as part of drug operation

Four men have been charged and drugs with a potential street value of $122,000 were seized during police operations in Kingswood and Penrith. In September...

Fifth car park attacker faces court

A fifth participant in the Panthers McDonald’s car park attack that left a man fighting for life has been identified. Dean Hooper, 22, of Glenmore...

Corrective Services officer accused of sex assaults granted bail

The senior Corrective Services officer accused of ongoing sexual abuse against female inmates at a Berkshire Park prison has been released on strict bail. Wayne...

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...

Police make seventh arrest in boys’ home investigation

Detectives, investigating Royal Commission claims of historic child abuse at a Sydney boys' home have arrested and charged a former high-ranking juvenile justice officer. The...

Man jailed over attacks on step daughter

  A man found guilty of sexually assaulting his step daughter in their Llandilo home has been sentenced to six years in jail. The man, who...

Man denied bail over glassing

  A Kingswood man who allegedly glassed a woman to the face after he was asked to leave a Penrith hotel has been denied bail. Jaydan...