Man charged with allegedly stealing $1210 worth of baby formula

A man will appear in court on November 22 charged with allegedly stealing more than $1000 worth of baby formula.

About 3:30 pm on Saturday, October 28, a 31-year-old Fairfield Heights man entered Woolworths located in Neeta City Shopping Centre.

The man entered the store with a trolley and proceeded to the baby food aisle, where he was observed to remove a large number of baby formula cans from the shelf and placed them in the trolley.

The accused then proceeded to a closed checkout which did not have a member of staff present and was also blocked off by a rope. The man has then unclipped the rope and pushed the trolley full of baby formula past the checkout and proceeded to leave the store without paying. 

The man was stopped by security and escorted back into the store to await police. The man was spoken to by police and the stolen goods calculated at $1210.80.

The man has been charged with shoplifting and is due to appear before Fairfield Local Court later this month.

Driving while disqualified

About 1pm on Monday, October 16, police were conducting patrols of Canley Heights when they have stopped a vehicle for the purposes of a random breath test.

Police have spoken with the driver, a 36-year-old Green Valley man and submitted him to a road side breath test, which returned a negative result.

Further checks on the driver, revealed that his licence had been endorsed as disqualified from the February 17 2006 until the March 30, 2022.

The driver was charged with driving while disqualified and is due to appear before Liverpool Local Court on November 20.

Drive with High Range PCA

A man will face court on November 13 after allegedly being caught six times over the legal blood alcohol limit  after being involved in a motor vehicle collision.

About 8pm on Tuesday, October 17, police were called to a collision at the intersection of Edensor Road and Cowpasture Road Edensor Park.

Police have arrived and spoken with the driver at fault, being a 48-year-old Edensor Park man, before submitting him to a road side breath test. The breath test returned a positive result and the man was conveyed to Fairfield Police station for the purposes of breath analysis.

The breath analysis returned a high range PCA reading of 0.300. The man has been charged with high range drink driving  and is due to appear before Fairfield Local Court on November 13.