Penrith Press - - NEWS - Crime Stop­pers 1800 333 000 IF you have in­for­ma­tion on a crime Po­lice As­sis­tance 131 444 IF you are a vic­tim of crime


A man will face court this month af­ter al­legedly act­ing in an in­de­cent man­ner on a train in Pen­rith. Just af­ter mid­night on Satur­day a man was on a train at Pen­rith Rail­way Sta­tion, when he per­formed an in­de­cent act. A train guard wit­nessed the in­ci­dent and no­ti­fied po­lice. Po­lice trans­port of­fi­cers ar­rested a man, 27. He was charged with of­fen­sive con­duct, wil­ful and ob­scene ex­po­sure and ma­li­cious dam­age. He was granted con­di­tional bail to ap­pear at Pen­rith Court on April 24.


A po­lice of­fi­cer has suf­fered mi­nor in­juries fol­low­ing a pur­suit through western Syd­ney on Fri­day. About 2.50pm, Pen­rith High­way Pa­trol of­fi­cers tried to stop a car on Stafford St, Pen­rith, af­ter it al­most col­lided with an­other ve­hi­cle. The car failed to stop and po­lice pur­sued it through sev­eral streets reach­ing speeds of more than 100km/h in the 50km zone. Both ve­hi­cles stopped at traf­fic lights on the cor­ner of Parker St and the Great Western High­way at Kingswood. Po­lice al­lege the driver re­versed into the po­lice car, dam­ag­ing it. An of­fi­cer tried to ar­rest the driver and suf­fered a lac­er­a­tion to his arm. The driver evaded po­lice. On Satur­day, a Crane­brook man, 29, was ar­rested at the Cen­tral Coast and charged with us­ing a weapon to avoid ap­pre­hen­sion, driv­ing while dis­qual­i­fied, po­lice pur­suit and two counts of shoplift­ing. He was due to front Wyong Court on Tues­day.


On Satur­day, a Glen­field woman, 35, was de­tained at John Morony Cor­rec­tional Cen­tre af­ter a drug dog gave a pos­i­tive re­sponse to the ve­hi­cle she was driv­ing. Po­lice will al­lege they found pro­hib­ited drugs in the woman’s purse. Po­lice in­tend to com­mence pro­ceed­ings for the of­fense of bring/at­tempt to bring a small quan­tity of pro­hib­ited drugs into a de­ten­tion cen­tre.


A man has been charged for al­legedly drinkdriv­ing and re­sist­ing ar­rest in Springwood on Satur­day. About 6.20pm, a man, 54, was driv­ing an Alfa Romeo along Mac­quarie Rd. As he ap­proached the in­ter­sec­tion on Hawkes­bury Rd, he mounted a kerb and col­lided with a street sign and then col­lided with two other ve­hi­cles. Blue Moun­tains po­lice will al­lege he re­fused a road­side breath test. He was ar­rested and al­legedly re­sisted of­fi­cers be­fore be­ing taken to Springwood po­lice sta­tion. A breath anal­y­sis al­legedly re­turned a read­ing of 0.223. He was charged with high range drink-driv­ing, re­sist­ing po­lice and re­fus­ing or fail­ing to sub­mit to breath test. The man will ap­pear in Pen­rith Court on April 27. His driver’s li­cence was sus­pended.

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