The Hills police news

ANGRY CYCLIST SCARES MOTORIST

A motorist said he was a victim of a bicycle rider’s road rage in Kellyville on Friday.

The driver, a 43-year-old Glenhaven man, told police the cyclist approached his car in Glenhaven Road, near the corner of Green Road,  about 8.15am.

He said as he stopped his car when he got to the corner, the cyclist stopped alongside him.

The rider suddenly swore at him through the car window and kicked its door, denting it.

The driver said he felt frightened and drove off down Samantha Riley Drive, with the bike rider pursuing him. He had a car accident while driving away from the cyclist, who continued abusing him.

Anyone with any information on the incident is urged to contact The Hills police on 9680 5399 or CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000.

DISQUALIFIED DRIVER TOO SLOW

Police stopped a car they thought was travelling too slowly on Gilbert Road, Glenhaven, on Monday, about 12.10am.

 Highway patrol officers became  suspicious because it was travelling slower than normal.  A registration number plate check linked the vehicle to some reported thefts and drug-related matters.

Officers searched the vehicle and found no incriminating material.

However, a further check revealed the driver had been disqualified from driving for 12 months since March.

THIEVES HIT THREE GARAGES

Three break-and-enters took place in Crane Road, Castle Hill over the weekend.

Between 10pm on Saturday and 9am on Sunday, thieves broke into a garage and stole an electric bicycle worth $1300.

Police said within the same time another garage in Crane Road was burgled, with about $200 worth of hand tools being stolen.

Sometime between Friday evening and Sunday evening a third garage was broken into and a bike jacket and bike helmet stolen.

HIGH-RANGE DRINK DRIVING

On Sunday  police suspended a visiting Victorian  driver’s licence after stopping his car in Bella Vista about 12.20am.

Police said the 38-year-old Victorian man  recorded a high-range alcohol reading after breath testing .

Local police suspended his licence as   all Australian police forces  have the power to suspend driver’s licences issued anywhere in the country.

The man was charged with high-range drink driving and will appear in Parramatta Local Court on June 30.

CASH, WATCHES STOLEN

Thieves stole $27,000 in cash and wrist watches from a home in Orleans Way, Castle Hill, on Saturday.

Police said the thieves gained entry by smashing a ground-floor window sometime between 8pm and 10pm.

They searched the house and eventually found $10,000 in cash and two Omega watches, one worth $10,000, the other $7000.

Police are investigating the break-in and anyone with any information is urged to contact Hills detectives on 9680 5399 or Crime Stoppers.

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