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Prime mover stolen from Chipping Norton abandoned in Macquarie Fields

Police will address the media later this morning to appeal for information after a stolen prime mover was found abandoned at a property in Macquarie Fields.

Acting Superintendent Paul Albury, commander of the Liverpool City Local Area Command will address media at 11.30am.

The prime mover was stolen from a Chipping Norton holding yard in the early hours of this morning.

Police believe the prime mover’s fuel tank was damaged when it esd driven out of the Alfred Road premises.

The vehicle lost a significant amount of fuel.

Fire & Rescue NSW HAZMAT personnel attended to the fuel spills on Alfred Road, Governor Macquarie Drive, Nuwarra Road, Wattle Grove Drive, Anzac Road, Moorebank Avenue, Cambridge Avenue and Canterbury Road.

The abandoned prime mover was ultimately recovered at a property in Macquarie Fields.


♦ Crash Investigation Unit officers have charged a woman after a crash in Ingleburn last year in which two elderly pedestrians were injured.

About 7.10am on October 13, a woman was driving a grey Ford Focus north west along Oxford Road, Ingleburn.

When approaching the intersection of Collins Promenade and Harold Street she came to a stop for a red traffic light. On the green light, the driver commenced a right turn and collided with two pedestrians who were crossing at the designated area.

The driver stopped and rendered assistance to a 60-year-old woman and a 69-year-old man, before paramedics arrived. They were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit commenced an investigation into the incident.

At around 3.30pm yesterday, a 41-year-old woman was issued with a Future Court Attendance Notice for the offences of dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.

She will appear at Campbelltown Local Court on April 9.


♦ A 34-year-old man faces drugs charges after cannabis and a loaded pistol were seized by police in Macquarie Fields Fields yesterday.

Officers investigating the illegal manufacture of cannabis executed a search warrant at a property in Helica Road, where they allegedly found 14 cannabis plants growing in two bedrooms.

Hydroponic equipment and almost half a kilogram of loose cannabis were also seized.

While searching the home, officers also found a loaded .22 pistol and additional rounds of ammunition.

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Campbelltown Police Station where he was charged with drug possession and knowingly take part in the cultivation of cannabis.

He was granted bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court on March 5.

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