1 ST MARYS
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.
3 ST MARYS
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.
4 MT DRUITT
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.
6 LETHBRIDGE PARK
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.