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


A man has been charged with mid-range drink driv­ing af­ter be­ing stopped at St Clair. About 3.30am on Satur­day, po­lice were pa­trolling Onslow St when a grey Mit­subishi sedan was sig­nalled to stop by po­lice on Melville Rd. Po­lice spoke with the driver, a 28-year-old man, who was sub­jected to a road­side breath test which al­legedly re­turned a pos­i­tive re­sult. The driver was sub­se­quently con­veyed to St Marys po­lice sta­tion where he un­der­went a breath anal­y­sis that re­turned a pos­i­tive read­ing of 0.144. The driver is due to face Pen­rith Court on Septem­ber 28.


Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a sus­pi­cious fire at Po­pon­detta Park at Emer­ton on Sun­day night. At about 8.40pm, po­lice were called af­ter smoke was seen com­ing from the net­ball courts. Po­lice and fire­fight­ers ar­rived a short time later to find a num­ber of wheelie bins well alight. The fire was quickly ex­tin­guished with the bins be­ing to­tally de­stroyed.


MARYS St Marys po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a se­ri­ous as­sault at Wer­ring­ton on Sun­day. Shortly af­ter 3am, emer­gency ser­vices were called to Rance Rd fol­low­ing re­ports of a brawl. Po­lice ar­rived to find a 34-year-old man with a deep cut to his el­bow af­ter al­legedly be­ing struck with a weapon. Po­lice es­tab­lished a crime scene be­fore the man was taken for treat­ment. Wit­nesses are urged to call Crimestop­pers on 1800 333 000.


DRUITT Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing af­ter tools and other items were stolen from a ute at Mt Druitt on Mon­day. About 10am, the Toy­ota Hilux was parked on Paull St and when the owner re­turned at 7pm, he found the Hilux had been bro­ken into, the glove box had been rum­maged through and prop­erty, in­clud­ing cash and hand tools, were miss­ing. As in­ves­ti­ga­tions con­tinue, po­lice have urged res­i­dents to be vig­i­lant with en­sur­ing their ve­hi­cles are se­cure. Some tips in­clude mak­ing sure the area is well-lit and per­sonal valu­ables are stored out of sight or taken from the ve­hi­cle.


CLAIR A man, 34, will face court next month charged with drug sup­ply and pos­ses­sion. About 6.35pm on

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