Police Seek Information Over Silver Sands Home Assault

Police are seeking information in the hunt for two men involved in an assault on a man at his home in Silver Sands on Wednesday. The 57-year-old man returned to his home on Perseus Road at around 7:30pm to find two men inside his home, who then assaulted him with golf clubs. The two men…

Wanneroo Man Charged in Drive-By Gel Gun Shootings

Police have charged a man involved in a drive-by shooting where a gel gun was fired at pedestrians in Craigie on Tuesday. The 26-year-old man is alleged to have been driving toward a man and his son who were getting out of their vehicle on Camerwarra Drive at around 5pm, when he slowed down and…

Ellenbrook Man Charged Over Violent Home Robbery

Police have charged a man over a violent attempted home robbery in Ellenbrook during August. Midland Detectives will allege the man attempted to steal a motorcycle from the yard of a home on Dalmilling Drive on 25 August. When confronted by the home owner, the man stabbed the occupant before fleeing the scene. Police were…

Two Men Wanted Over Maddington Armed Robbery

Police are hunting two men involved in an aggravated assault of a pregnant woman in Maddington at the start of August. At around 10pm on August 3, the woman in the late stages of her pregnancy walked out of her home on Stanford Street to go to her vehicle. The woman felt what was believed…

Second Man Charged in Forrestfield Assault

Police have charged a second man over an assault in Forrestfield that left a 24-year-old man injured in July. Police alleged that around 11:15pm, the man was leaving a party when he was assaulted in Palm Terrace. It will be further alleged the victim was struck to the head and kicked in the stomach during…

Suspicious Barber Shop fire in Claremont

Police and Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to a Barber Shop located on Eric Street, Claremont, with Arson Squad Investigators now seeking information.The cause of the fire is being treated as suspicious, causing an estimated $20,0000 in damage.Anyone who saw any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles or who has any dash cam footage …

Technology Boosts WA Police Drug Fight

WA Police are stepping up the fight against methamphetamine with new technology to identify illicit drugs as well as access and analyse criminal data. Police unveiled the Tru Narc 450 handheld device to tackle the distribution of meth and other drugs along with mobile phone devices on Wednesday, to identify the illegal substances. The devices…

Tougher Jail, Fines For Offenders Under New Revenge Porn Laws

People who share revenge pornography could face harsh jail terms under new laws targeting “online creeps”. Prison sentences of up seven years would be imposed, while fines of up to $525,000 for corporations and $105,000 would be imposed on people sharing intimate images of people without their consent under the laws. The legislation is designed…

Police Accountability To Increase With Roll Out Of Body Cameras

WA Police will soon be equipped with body cameras, after Police Commissioner Chris Dawson announced the roll out will commence in early 2019. Police accountability will be increased while crime rates are expected to decrease. WA is one of the last states to implement body camera technology for police officers and will not come into…

Man arrested over knife and axe incident

A man has been charged by Perth Detectives after an incident in Maylands yesterday afternoon. Police received multiple calls over a disturbance at a unit complex around 2:45pm. Information reported a a man repeatedly striking a security door with an axe and a knife, causing damage to the security door and wooden door behind it.…