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Police appeal for information following woman’s death

24 May 2016

Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in Sydney’s west at the weekend.

About 7.15am on Sunday 22 May 2016, police were alerted to a woman lying unconscious on a pedestrian pathway that runs parallel to Lemongrove Bridge, on Evan Street, Penrith.

The 51-year-old woman was conveyed to Nepean Hospital in a critical condition and sadly passed away last night.

Detectives continue their inquiries surrounding the woman’s death and are appealing for public assistance. Anyone who may have been in the vicinity of Lemongrove Bridge, or the pedestrian pathway on Evan Street in Penrith during the early hours of Sunday May 22, to contact them at Penrith Police Station on (02)4721 9444.

Police - NT - Drugs and Alcohol SeizureFour Charged Drugs and Alcohol Seized

23 May-2016

Northern Territory Police have charged four people with drug and liquor offences in Maranboy on Saturday 21 May 2016.

Maranboy Acting Remote Sergeant Trent Dole said Police seized two litres of alcohol and 20 kilograms of Kava on the Central Arnhem Road.

“This is a main highway with many entrances into remote indigenous communities. Alcohol and drugs play a significant role in family violence and anti-social behaviour,” he said.

Three females aged 49, 24 and 21 and one male aged 43 will be jointly charged with:

  • Possess trafficable quantity of kava
  • Possess/control liquor in alcohol protected areas
  • Bring liquor in alcohol protected area

They were bailed and due to appear in Katherine Court on 15 June 2016.

The vehicle involved was also seized by Police.

Police are again reinforcing the message that offenders may face stiff penalties, the seizure of their vehicle involved and/or imprisonment if they are caught attempting to smuggle alcohol or drugs into dry communities.

Man Stabbed In Pontville: Charges

Pontville, Bridgewater
22 May 2016

A 19 year old man from Bridgewater in southern Tasmania was charged tonight with causing grievous bodily harm to a 20 year old man, also from Bridgewater. The charge follows a stabbing in the early hours of the morning in Ford Road, Pontville. Police allege the men were known to each other.

Detective Inspector Craig Joel of Tasmania Police said: ‘The 19 year old man will be detained for court on Monday 23 May 2016’.

Detective Inspector Joel thanked those people who come forward to provide information about the sickening attack.

Detective Inspector Joel said: ‘the young man remains in a critical condition in hospital and is still fighting for his life’.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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