Man charged after throwing tiles at police from rooftop

A man will appear in court today, charged after a stand-off with police, where he stood on a roof and threw tiles at them.

About 3pm yesterday, Wednesday 4 November 2015, a 34-year-old man attended Wodonga Police Station.

Police became concerned about his behaviour and arrested him, before taking him to Albury Base Hospital for assessment.

It’s alleged whilst speaking with nursing staff; the man broke free and ran to Bilba Street.

There, he climbed on top of a unit block, and allegedly began throwing roof tiles toward officers and their vehicles. He also allegedly threw tiles at a passing car and another vehicle parked in the street.

After two hours of negotiation, police managed to get the man to come down.

The man was arrested and taken to Albury Police Station, where he was charged with throw projectile at police (x2), malicious damage (x4), enter inclosed lands, and use weapon to avoid apprehension.

He was refused bail to appear before Albury Local Court today (Thursday 5 November 2015).

Man and teen charged following break-in, pursuit in NSW

A man and a teenage boy who were arrested after a pursuit in Wagga Wagga yesterday have been charged with numerous offences.

About 9.45am yesterday, officers responded to an alleged break-in at a house on Brooklyn Drive, Bourkelands.

On arrival, officers saw the man and the teen ride away from the scene on a trail bike.

Police sighted the pair again on the trail bike in Moorong where a pursuit was called.

The pursuit was terminated a short time later in nearby Ashmont due to public safety concerns.

With the assistance of the public, the pair were sighted again in Fox Street, Wagga Wagga, where they ran off after striking a police car.

The man and teen were arrested nearby with the assistance of the Dog Unit.

A backpack containing alleged stolen goods and housebreaking implements was located in a nearby building and a search of the man also located alleged housebreaking implements.

The 22-year-old man and 15-year-old boy were taken to Wagga Wagga Police Station.

The 22-year-old man was charged with four outstanding warrants, as well as 17 other charges including aggravated break enter, and steal; steal motor vehicle; police pursuit; possess housebreaking implements; assault police, and resist arrest.

He has been refused bail to appear in Wagga Wagga Local Court today (Thursday 5 November 2015).

The 15-year-old boy was charged with six offences including four counts of aggravated break, enter and steal; possess housebreaking implements; and be carried in conveyance.

He has also been refused bail to appear in a Children’s Court today.

Man caught indecently assaulting woman on Sydney train

A man has been charged with indecently assaulting two women after officer’s spotted him on a Sydney train and followed him to his next victim.

The plain-clothes officers were conducting a patrol at Chatswood Railway Station about 11am yesterday, Wednesday 4 November 2015.

They recognised a man as a person of interest in an investigation into an alleged indecent assault.

The officers followed the man as he travelled on trains between Chatswood and Town Hall Railway Stations. He was seen sitting next to a female passenger and allegedly indecently assault her.

Police arrested the man and took him to Ryde Police Station.

The man was subsequently charged with two counts of indecent assault and two counts of common assault.

It’s alleged the man also indecently assaulted a female on 9 October 2015 on a train from Central to Macquarie Park.

 

The 52-year-old was bail refused to appear in Burwood Local Court today Thursday 5 November 2015.

Woman’s Melbourne Cup winnings stolen by heartless Facebook friend

A WOMAN from Perth has learnt the hard way about the consequences of posting selfies on Facebook, especially with a winning ticket.

Chantelle backed the $100, 1 winner Prince Of Penzance in the Melbourne Cup and did what anyone else in this day and age would do – posted a selfie to Facebook.

“Winner winner chicken dinner” read the joyous caption alongside the image of her and her ticket.

However, one eagle-eyed and heartless Facebook friend caught a glimpse of the ticket and did the unthinkable.

They cashed in on Chantelle’s winnings by using the barcode displayed perfectly on her selfie at an automated machine and claimed the total $825 in winnings.

Chantelle only found out 15 minutes after posting the selfie, when she took her winning ticket to the TAB only to be told it had already been claimed.

“To the low life who is obviously my friend on Facebook and used my photo to claim our winnings. You’re a massive dick. You ruined my day,” she later posted to Facebook.

PHOTO: Facebook

PHOTO: Facebook

Guard dog detains vandal who smashed cars and threatened security

An appropriately named guard dog has detained a vandal who smashed up cars and threatened security at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

According to police, the 23-year-old man was caught early on Thursday morning.

He’s accused of threatening security guards with a pole but guard dog Xena, who fittingly shares a name with the famous warrior princess, snarled the man into submission and helped detain him until police arrived.

The man has been charged with aggravated assault, property damage and illegal interference.