POLICE NEWS | Backstroke to jail at Carramar

Picture: NSW Police
Picture: NSW Police

About 2.30pm on November 25, police saw an unregistered trail-bike parked on Sandal Crescent at Carramar that was linked to several offences. A man in a full-face helmet approached the bike. Upon seeing police he ran towards Carramar Creek. He entered the creek and began swimming, followed by police. He removed his helmet and tossed it at police striking an officer's arm. The suspect continued swimming to the opposite bank where he was arrested.

The Carramar man, 24, was charged with breaking and entering (x 9), disqualified driving (x 6), larceny, entering inclosed lands, drug supply, having a drug, suspected stolen goods (x 2), breaching an AVO and assaulting police. Bail refused. He's due in Fairfield court on December 11.

Graffiti charges at Cabramatta

About 8.45pm on November 25, police saw a boy writing on a security shutter on Railway Parade at Cabramatta. He saw the police and ran but was arrested on John street. The Liverpool boy, 16, was charged with marking a premises. He's due in Parramatta children's court on December 9.

Community helps with arrest

About 11.30am on November 26, a person was lining up in a shop on John Street at Cabramatta waiting to pay for an item. A man reached over and grabbed money from the victim's hand and ran. Bystanders told nearby police where the man had run and he was arrested. The Cabramatta man, 41, was charged with stealing from a person. Bail refused, He;s due in Liverpool court on December 12.

Property offences at Fairfield

At noon on November 26, a man was seen to put items of clothing and sunglasses into his bag and leave a store in a shopping centre at Fairfield. He was stopped by security who called police. Other clothing was found that police believe was stolen from another store. The Guildford man, 38, was charged with larceny, having suspected stolen goods and breaching bail. Bail refused. He's due in Fairfield court on December 4.