Hornsby Police News

The following relate to local issues in the Kuring gai Local Area Command.

Incident: Speeding
Time/Date: About 7.15am Sunday 20th
Place: The Comenarra Parkway, Thornleigh
Vehicle 1: Hyundai
Driver 1: 52 year old male.

Details: HWP officers have detected the Hyundai at an alleged 80km/h in the 60 speed zone. The driver was stopped and spoken to. Inquiries revealed the driver had not had a licence since prior to 1981 (35years).

Court: The male is to appear at the Hornsby local Court on the 21st April charged with unlicenced driving and exceeding the speed limit.

Incident: Pedestrian collision
Time/Date: About 6am Monday 21st
Place: Park Avenue, Gordon.

Details: A 53 year old female was crossing at a pedestrian crossing on Park Avenue, Gordon. At the time a VW golf has entere3d onto the crossing and collided with the pedestrian. Ambulance officers were called, treating the female before taking her to the RNSH. The driver allegedly made some admissions to being at fault. Police will wait for the
results of injuries prior to taking any action.

Incident: Break, enter & steal.
Time/Date: Between 5pm Sunday 20th and 7am Monday 21st.
Place: Pacific Highway, Pymble.

Details: A storage garage in a unit complex was broken into, a lawn mower and several motor bike helmets were taken. The total value is over $2,300.

Incident: Trespass and break and enter with intent.
Time/Date: Sunday 20th
Place: Pacific Highway, Warrawee.

Details: Several houses scheduled for demolition and secured with a perimeter fence had copper pipe fittings taken after a break in. A concerned neighbour has called the owner who attended soon after sighting a ute nearby. The ute had various lengths of cut copper pipe in the rear tray, the owner ventured into the development site and discovered the door to a laundry of one house had been forced open. Police were called, a male was sighted nearby and questioned. A number of inquiries are still to be made into the incident.

Police are appealing to witnesses who may have information relating to the above incident to contact Hornsby police on 9476 9799, or phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 to report any information relating to the matter anonymously.