At 10:15pm on Monday, March 16, police stopped a vehicle on Woodville Road, Villawood. As police alighted from their vehicle, the Mitsubishi Triton utility sped off. A pursuit was initiated around the residential streets of Villawood.
The vehicle collided with several barriers around Thurina Park and continued to drive until a tyre completely deflated. The vehicle stopped and the driver ran withpolice catching him a short distance away, where he resisted arrest. An amount of cannabis was located on him. Checks revealed he was disqualified from driving until May 2020 and was wanted on domestic violence related offences. The 29-year-old man from Villawood was charged with:
- Possessing a prohibited drug.
- Police pursuit.
- Driving while disqualified.
- Resisting an officer in execution of duty.
Break and enter charges
As part of an ongoing investigation, on Thursday, March 19, police executed a search warrant on Opal Street, Bossley Park. A 35-year -old man from the address was arrested and charged with offences over the past several weeks, including break and enter, larceny, goods in custody suspected of being stolen and unlicensed driving. He is bail refused to Fairfield Local Court on April 29.
On Wednesday, March 18, a 40-year-old man from Canley Heights was driving a vehicle seen to proceed through a red light on Hill Street, Cabramatta. He was also not displaying P-plates on the vehicle. He was issued with a fine of: $457 and three demerit points for the red light offence and $268 and two demerit points for not displaying P-plates.
At 1pm on Tuesday, March 17, police searched a man on the corner of Kamira Avenue and Koonoona Avenue, Villawood. Police located a large 30-centimetre kitchen knife on his hip. He was issued a court attendance notice for custody of a knife and will appear at Fairfield Local Court on May 4.