Castle Hill Police seize replica machine gun

A replica MP5 sub-machine gun was seized by police last Thursday in a random car search at Glenhaven.

Police stopped a silver Mitsubishi on Glenhaven Road at 5.20pm with two youths inside.

They found a replica gun with a plastic magazine in the car’s boot which was capable of discharging projectiles.

A Dural youth, 16, admitted to owning the weapon and was charged with possessing a prohibited firearm.

He will appear in Parramatta Children's Court on November 29.

Cannabis caution

Police issued a cannabis caution to a Glenhaven man on Sunday after allegedly finding him smoking the drug at the Castle Hill Showground car park.

The man, 19, was with four of his friends in a silver BMW convertible when police stopped to question the group.

They allegedly saw one of the men smoking from an implement in the front seat.

A search of the vehicle uncovered a small amount of cannabis in a plastic resealable bag.

The Glenhaven man admitted it was his.

Found safe and well

An elderly woman from Carlingford who was reported missing last Tuesday was found safe and well in Eastwood the following morning.

Neighbours notified police when the woman, 80, failed to return after leaving her Alamein Avenue home at 3pm.

Police said the woman suffered from mild dementia and they were concerned for her welfare.

The woman was checked by paramedics as a precaution.

Drive-by shooting

Several shots were fired into a house on Caroline Chisholm Drive, Winston Hills just before midnight last Wednesday.

Police said a car was heard being driven from the scene after the shooting.

Three people inside the house at the time of the incident were not injured.

Parramatta police established a crime scene and are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.

Assault charge

Police charged a Toongabbie woman with common assault on Sunday after she allegedly punched another woman in the face at a Rouse Hill hotel.

The 23-year-old was ejected from the licensed venue along with a Rooty Hill woman, 24, following a verbal argument.

Police then witnessed the Toongabbie woman approach the other woman and punch her with a closed fist to the face.

She will face Parramatta Local Court on December 5.

Alarms triggered

Security camera footage is being examined after a man attempted to break into the Harvey Norman store in Bella Vista on Sunday.

The man was filmed at the rear loading docks at 1am shortly before the lights were switched off.

Police said the man triggered three motion alarms on the store’s roof and allegedly cut the telephone line.

Police attended the scene with a sniffer dog but failed to locate the man.

Anyone with information can contact Castle Hill police on 96805399.

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