clothed police officers were patrolling the Plumpton area when they saw the 16-yearold boy. During a search of the boy, police allegedly found an extendible baton. He was arrested and charged. The boy will face Parramatta Children’s Court this week.
A St Marys man, 33, will face court next month charged with drug possession. About 2.30pm on August 28, police noticed a car at Weir Reserve and approached the driver and questioned him. Police noticed something in the car and after searching it, they found what is alleged to be amphetamines. The man was charged with possession of a prohibited drug. He is due to appear in Penrith Court on October 8.
ERSKINE PARK A garbage truck driver has escaped with minor injuries after his truck rolled at Erskine Park on Friday. About 11.12am, firefighters were called to Lenore Lane, where they found the truck overturned and spilling hydraulic fluid and oil on to the road and into a nearby drain. A hazmat crew was called in and spent close to two hours emptying the truck and mopping up the scene. Special booms were used to stop any further spillage into the waterways.