NORTH ST MARYS

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS -

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man, 30, has been charged af­ter a short po­lice chase on Satur­day. About 1.50am, po­lice sig­nalled for a Toy­ota Yaris to stop in Glos­sop St, North St Marys but al­lege the car ac­cel­er­ated harshly and so they fol­lowed it through Tregear and Leth­bridge Park. The driver, a Dean Park man, 30, was ar­rested and con­veyed to St Marys po­lice sta­tion. He was charged with driv­ing of­fences, drug pos­ses­sion and with two out­stand­ing war­rants. He was re­fused bail and will ap­pear at Mt Druitt Court on Mon­day.

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ST MARYS A man has been charged with high­range drink-driv­ing af­ter he was al­legedly caught be­hind the wheel while more than three times the le­gal limit. About 6.20am on Sun­day, St Marys po­lice were con­duct­ing mo­bile ran­dom breath-test­ing on For­rester Rd, St Marys, when a sil­ver Nissan sedan was stopped. The driver, a Coly­ton man, 26, al­legedly re­turned a pos­i­tive road­side breath test. He was ar­rested and con­veyed to the St Marys po­lice sta­tion where he al­legedly re­turned a high­range read­ing of 0.153. His li­cence was sus­pended im­me­di­ately and he will ap­pear at Pen­rith Court at a date to be set.

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AST CLAIR An al­legedly drunk 19-year-old man crashed a car into a St Clair front yard. About 12.10am on Satur­day, po­lice will al­lege a white Ford Mav­er­ick 4WD was trav­el­ling north on Ersk­ine Park Rd. The ve­hi­cle turned west into Coon­awarra Drive. Po­lice say the car con­tin­ued across the road, mounted the kerb and col­lided with a fence out­side a house. The im­pact of the col­li­sion then pushed the fence into a parked car. The Ford con­tin­ued on and col­lided with another parked car in the drive­way be­fore it flipped on its side. Po­lice say the driver got out and be­gan to walk north along Coon­awarra Drive. Emer­gency ser­vices ar­rived and St Marys of­fi­cers ar­rested the driver. They con­ducted a road­side breath test which po­lice will al­lege was pos­i­tive. The man was taken to St Marys po­lice sta­tion for fur­ther test­ing. On ar­rival, po­lice ob­served some mi­nor lac­er­a­tions to the man’s right arm. As a pre­cau­tion, an am­bu­lance was called and the man was taken to Ne­pean Hos­pi­tal for treat­ment and a manda­tory blood sam­ple.

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OAKHURST Po­lice would like to re­mind res­i­dents to en­sure that gar­den sheds are locked and se­cured dur­ing the night af­ter tools were taken from an Oakhurst prop­erty re­cently. At about 11pm last Mon­day, tools were stolen from a rear gar­den shed on Ophe­lia Place in Oakhurst. The shed was un­locked at the time of the theft. In­ves­ti­ga­tions are con­tin­u­ing.

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ROPES CROSS­ING A man, 20, has been taken to hos­pi­tal suf­fer­ing a sus­pected drug-in­duced

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