Parkes man, 24, charged with assault and custody of a knife

A 20-year-old Parkes man had his licence suspended after being caught drink driving in the early hours of Friday morning.

Police stopped the driver of a silver Commodore on Brolgan Road at 1.40am.

He failed a roadside breath test, was arrested and taken to Parkes Police Station for a breath analysis which returned a reading of 0.093.

The man was charged with mid range PCA and will appear in Parkes Local Court on Monday, May 6.

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A 24-year-old Parkes man was charged with assault and custody of a knife after threatening a 48-year-old Parkes man on Thursday afternoon in Welcome Street. 

He was granted conditional bail to appear in Parkes Local Court on Monday, May 6. 

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Number plates were stolen from a blue Holden Commodore parked in Currajong Street overnight on Thursday.