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A woman was charged with drink driv­ing in St Marys on Sun­day. About 2.40am, po­lice con­duct­ing breath test­ing in St Marys stopped a 23-year-old fe­male driver. Af­ter speak­ing with the Coly­ton woman, po­lice gave her a road­side breath test. Po­lice al­lege she re­turned a pos­i­tive sam­ple. She was taken to Pen­rith po­lice sta­tion where she un­der­went a breath anal­y­sis that al­legedly re­turned a pos­i­tive read­ing of 0.102. The driver was charged with mid-range drink driv­ing and will ap­pear at Pen­rith Local Court next month.


Mt Druitt po­lice have ar­rested a man fol­low­ing a foot pur­suit in Tregear on Mon­day. About 1.30am of­fi­cers at­tached to the Mt Druitt Pro-Ac­tive Crime Team were pa­trolling the Tregear area when they at­tempted to ap­proach a 21- year-old man. When the man saw of­fi­cers com­ing to­wards him, he ran from them be­fore be­ing ar­rested in Brans­field St. Checks at the scene re­vealed the He­ber­sham man was breach­ing his bail for of­fences re­lat­ing to ag­gra­vated break and en­ter, fraud and be­ing in pos­ses­sion of stolen prop­erty.


A man will face Pen­rith Local Court in De­cem­ber af­ter he was dis­cov­ered driv­ing with­out a li­cence in St Marys on Fri­day evening. About 8.40pm, po­lice pa­trolling in Phillip St stopped a mo­tor ve­hi­cle and spoke with the driver, a 20-year-old man from Bid­will. Po­lice checks re­vealed that the mo­tor ve­hi­cle’s regis­tra­tion had ex­pired and the man had never held an Aus­tralian driver’s li­cence. The man was charged with driv­ing with­out a li­cence, driv­ing an un­reg­is­tered ve­hi­cle and using an unin­sured ve­hi­cle.


Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing an in­ci­dent of ma­li­cious dam­age at Mt Druitt on Satur­day morn­ing. About 1.40am, three un­known males ap­proached a premises in Durham St and de­manded en­try. When the oc­cu­pant looked out­side and saw the three men, they con­tacted po­lice who at­tended a short time later. The three men kicked the front door of the res­i­dence and caused dam­age be­fore run­ning away. Po­lice searched the area but did not find the three men.


A woman and four chil­dren were evac­u­ated from a house fire at Oakhurst last Wed­nes­day be­fore Ropes Cross­ing fire sta­tion crews ar­rived just af­ter 8am. Five trucks at­tended the call-out and took about 15 min­utes to ex­tin­guish the blaze. A spokesman said the prop­erty was ex­ten­sively dam­aged. There were no re­ports of in­jury.


Po­lice have is­sued a boy, 16, with a court at­ten­dance no­tice for driv­ing un­li­censed in Lethbridge Park. About 6.30pm on Fri­day, po­lice pa­trolled Bougainville Rd af­ter re­ceiv­ing com­plaints a ve­hi­cle was driv­ing dan­ger­ously. From a de­scrip­tion given to of­fi­cers, po­lice found and stopped the ve­hi­cle. Checks re­vealed the boy was un­li­censed.


A man and woman ap­peared in Mt Druitt Local Court on Mon­day charged with the as­sault of a man, 45, with a vi­sion im­pair­ment at He­ber­sham on Satur­day. About 8am the man and woman at­tempted to break into a boarded-up house. The man with the dis­abil­ity con­fronted them. It is al­leged the pair as­saulted the man.

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