Strike Force Vulcan Launched Ahead of Summer Fire Season

WA Police have continued the crackdown on arsonists, relaunching its fire prevention and intervention initiative over summer. Police Minister Michelle Roberts launched Strike Force Vulcan along with the Department of Fire and Emergency on Thursday, to reduce and prevent the incidence of bushfires by arson and reckless behaviour. “This time of the year there is…

Second Fire Hits Subiaco Bar

A Subiaco bar has been targeted by an arson attack for the second time in a week in the early hours of this morning. At about 4:10am, police were called to the fire at the Voyeur Bar in Hay Street. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended the building and extinguished the fire. Arson…

Man in High Vis Wanted Over Clarkson Barber Shop Fire

WA Police are hunting a man who they believe may be involved in an arson attack on the Clarkson Barber Shop. At about 10:10pm on Tuesday 20 November, a person forced open the front glass doors of the barber shop on Celebration Boulevard and entered the store. The person was seen running from the shop…

Police Hunt X-Trail Key to Perth Burglaries

WA Police is requesting public help over a series of burglaries across Perth involving a white Nissan X-Trail. The vehicle, which has been displaying a false registration plate with the number 1EIQ552, has been sighted at premises in Dalkeith, Leederville and Swanbourne during November where burglaries occurred. More than $120,000 worth of jewellery, electronic goods…

Arson attack on Ascot Waters Marina

A deliberately lit fire at Ascot Waters Marina is being investigated by Arson Squad Detectives. It was reported around 5:45am, a boot moored at the a marina was set on fire by an unknown person. Approximately $100,000 dollars worth of damage to the boat and surround boats was caused. Arson Squad detectives would like to…

Taskforce Silverdrift significant cannabis seizure

Taskforce Silverdrift’s Organised Crime Squad detectives took apart a significant commercial cannabis growing operation, located at a property north of Gin Gin. Officers found 14 commercial sale greenhouses at the property, with many structures being used to cultivate cannabis. This operation led Police to seize more than 7,500 cannabis plants, followed by all seized illicit…

Police Investigate Suspicious Death of Busselton Man

Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a Busselton man, who was found deceased at his home on Tuesday. Police attended a home on Carter Street in West Busselton at around 11:45am, where they found the 30-year-old man deceased. Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the man’s death. Police are calling for…

Woman struck in East Vic Park Assault

Kensington Police are seeking information regarding an assault incident on Monday 15th October. Outside a shopping Centre in East Victoria Park, a 30 year old woman was taking a call on her mobile phone, as an unknown man approached her from behind and struck her multiple times in quick succession before walking away into the…

Subiaco Clothing Store Gutted in Night Blaze

WA Arson Squad investigators are calling for information involving a fire at a clothing store in Subiaco this week. Police and Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to the fire at the store on Hay Street just after 2:20am on 24 October. The fire caused extensive damage to the business at an estimated…

Police Seek Man Involved in Midland Indecent Act

WA Police are calling for information after a man committed an indecent act in view of a child in Midland late last week. The child was with a parent inside a shopping centre on Great Eastern Highway in Midland on Friday, when the man stood near the child and committed the act. Midland Detectives are…