At 3.10pm on Monday, February 3, police spoke to a 46-year-old man on the corner of Railway Parade and John Street, Cabramatta. A search located a butterfly knife, a small knife with a retractable blade, a laser pointer and a razer blade. He was charged with possessing a prohibited weapon, having custody of an offensive implement, knife and laser pointer. He will appear at Liverpool court on March 18.
False details leads to arrest
At 8.40am on Monday, February 3, police stopped a vehicle on The Crescent Fairfield. The driver was not able to produce a driver's licence and provided a name and other details. Checks did not satisfy police of his identity and he was arrested. The 49-year-old man from Wakeley had his identity confirmed which revealed an outstanding court warrant. He was charged with having a licence expired for two or more years, stating a false name and court warrant. He was initially bail refused by police, however granted conditional bail at court and will next appear at Fairfield court on May 20.
Youth caught after vehicle theft
On February 4, police investigating a vehicle break-in and subsequent fraudulent offence arrested a 14-year-old boy from Canley Vale. After receiving legal advice, the youth was eligible for an official caution under the Young Offenders Act.
Youth charged with police pursuit
On Wednesday, February 5, a 16-year-old boy from Fairfield was charged with offences relating to a police pursuit earlier in the day where the vehicle was dumped and the occupants avoided police on foot. He was further charged with offences relating to vehicles being broken into in January throughout Smithfield, Fairfield West and Fairfield Heights.
He was charged with a range of offences including three counts of entering a vehicle without consent of owner and dishonestly obtain property by deception, two counts of larceny and negligent driving. He was initially bail refused by police, however granted bail at court and will next appear at Parramatta Children's Court on March 9.