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.
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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.