About 3.30am on Friday, police attempted to stop a white Mitsubishi sedan on Banks Drive. As the vehicle turned on to Mamre Rd at St Marys, it is alleged the driver accelerated and failed to stop. Police pursued the vehicle toward St Clair where it stopped on Olympus Drive and the driver allegedly tried to run. The driver, 23, was arrested and searched. Police allegedly found a replica firearm. The man was taken to St Marys police station where inquiries revealed he was a disqualified driver. He has been bail refused to appear at Penrith Court on July 8.
ST CLAIR Robert Jack Bechalany will face court next month charged with the murder of Luke Browning at St Clair on April 14. About 12.20pm, a trail of blood led emergency services to a vacant house where Mr Browning, 27, was found unconscious. Paramedics moved him from beside the house on Wills Glen in St Clair and worked to revive him on the driveway but he died at the scene. The blood trail which led to Mr Browning is believed to have stretched as far as 150m through a nearby park. Investigators arrested Mr Bechalany at Sydney Airport at 5.50am the next day. St Marys police have formed Strike Force Neumayer to investigate the incident. They are being assisted by State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad. Mr Bechalany will next face Penrith Court on July 31.