POLICE NEWS | Sword found in car at Cabramatta

Just after midnight on Monday, January 8, police officers were patrolling the vicinity of John and Hill streets at Cabramatta when they saw two males and a female quickly get out of a white sedan.

They were seen to walk quickly a short distance away as the officers approached.

The group were stopped and spoken to and the car was searched.

The officers found a samurai sword that had been wedged between the driver’s seat and the centre console.

The owner of the sword, a man, 40, was issued a $550 penalty notice for having the sword in a public place.

The sword was seized by the police.

Order breached, cops assaulted

Just before 5am on Sunday, January 7, police attended an address on Wyong Street at Canley Heights where a woman, 19, had entered the premises contrary to an apprehended domestic violence order.

In addition to that breach, she was wanted in relation to another breach of the apprehended domestic violence order where she punched another person in the nose, causing that person to bleed.

While being arrested, she abused police and resisted arrest. She caused injuries – cuts and bruising – to two of the responding police.

While in police custody, she damaged a police cell, rendering it unusable.

She was charged with eight offences including contravening an apprehended domestic violence order, resisting police while they were doing their duty, malicious damage, assault causing bodily harm and assaulting police officers.

She was granted conditional bail and is due in Liverpool court on January 16.

A firearm and drugs found

At 9.15pm on Friday, January 5, police were patrolling Railway Parade at Canley Vale and activated their lights and sirens signalling for a black hatchback to stop.

It  had a male driver, a male passenger and two females in the back.

When the car stopped, the passenger, a man, 37, immediately got out and tried to jump a fence to evade police.

He was apprehended and police found a large hunting knife on the ground near him and prohibited drugs concealed near his waist.

Police searched the car where he’d been seated and found a small black pistol in the pocket of a jacket belonging to him.

Police searched the car and found drugs on the female passenger, 32, and a large sum of cash in the custody of the female passenger, 37.

The man, 37, was charged with six offences, including having prohibited drugs, having a firearm, firearm licensing offences and having a knife.

He was refused bail and is due in Fairfield court on January 15.

The younger woman was charged with having a prohibited drug and is due to in Liverpool court on January 29.

Enquiries are continuing in relation to the large sum of cash.

Boy fined $659 for doing a burnout

At 11-30pm on Sunday, December 31, uniformed police were standing at the front of a premises on Elizabeth Drive at Mount Pritchard.

A boy, 17, driving a grey ute with red P-plates did a burnout while pulling out of a driveway and crossing three western lanes of traffic.

He drove off in an easterly direction.

He was stopped and issued a penalty notice for $659 and the loss of three demerit points.

Man fined $550 for knife in a car

At 11pm on Sunday, December 31, police were patrolling and saw a silver sedan being driven in the car park of a closed business at Villawood.

The police stopped the vehicle and searched the driver, 33, and found a flip knife in his possession.

The man was issued with a $550 penalty notice for having custody of the knife in a public place.

The man had previously received a penalty notice for the same offence.


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