Threats made to bank arrest


Story appeared in: Torch | December 5th, 2017



A REVESBY man has been charged by Bankstown police with using a carriage service to threaten serious harm after allegedly sending a number of emails to a Sydney bank. On Monday, November 27, the man sent an email to the bank, enquiring about withdrawing funds from his business account. He allegedly continued to send the organisation a number of threatening emails. At this time staff had concerns for their welfare and disabled the lift in their building from being accessed to their floor. Police were called, who went to a Revesby address, where they arrested and later charged a 57-year-old man.

Road rager pushed grandma
A MAN has been charged with two counts of assault after a road rage incident at Padstow on Friday. A man and woman, with her grandchildren, aged three and 11 months, were driving in a VW about 10am when a Ford utility overtook and allegedly slammed on the brakes. The 45-year-old driver approached the VW, allegedly yelling at the occupants and striking the vehicle. The VW drove away and the utility driver followed, before he again approached its occupants. The utility driver this time allegedly pushed the woman, who had been a passenger in the VW, causing her to stumble back. The man, woman and children ran to Revesby Police Station, with the 45-year-old man following. The ute driver from Revesby was arrested at the police station and charged.

Broke into vending machines
A MAN has been charged following investigations into nine vending machines broken into at Padstow, Holsworthy, Beverly Hills, Rooty Hill and Ingleburn railway stations between Friday, August 25 and Saturday, November 25. Extensive damage was done to each of the machines. Following investigations, officers from the Police Transport Command's Transport Action Group, arrested a 47-year-old man at a home in St Clair on Thursday. He was charged with 27 total offences, including larceny, malicious damage, and entering a restricted area of a train station.

Drunk woman in car smash
POLICE are investigating two crashes on Saturday night. About 10.30pm, emergency services were called to Henry Lawson Drive at Padstow, after reports of a crash. Bankstown police found a Holden Commodore and a Toyota Starlet had collided. The driver of the Holden, a 76-year-old man, was taken to Bankstown Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Toyota, a 33-year-old woman, underwent a roadside breath test which allegedly returned a positive result. She returned a breath analysis reading of 0.176 at Bankstown Police Station. She was charged with driving with high range PCA and her licence was suspended.
In the second crash, emergency services were called to the intersection of Railway Parade and Simmat Avenue at Condell Park, just before 11.30pm.
Bankstown police found a Toyota Corolla and a Toyota Camry had collided before the Corolla hit the fence of a nearby residence. The driver of the Corolla, an 83-year-old woman, was treated at the scene before being taken to Liverpool Hospital. The driver of the Camry, a 47-year-old woman, was uninjured; however a teenage passenger was taken to Bankstown Hospital with a minor injury. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Police saw man tossing bag
AN Illawong man who allegedly threw a clear resealable bag away when approached by police in Revesby, has been charged with drug offences. About 5pm on Friday Bankstown police officers approached the 38-year-old man when they allegedly noticed him throwing the bag. He charged with possession of a prohibited drug.



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Publication: Torch | Section: news | Author: Mark Kirkland | Story ID: 133287 | Viewcount: 390

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