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