Fire Ignites Tattoo Shop In Rockingham Truck Crash

Arson Squad detectives are investigating a suspicious fire, following a truck crash at a Rockingham tattoo parlour overnight. Police were called to the fire at the store just after 3:10am at the corner of Flinders Lane and Kent Street. When police arrived, the truck was found partially inside the business premises. The truck and building…

South Boulder Man Charged After Kalgoorlie Vehicle Incidents

Police have charged a South Boulder man following a number of dangerous driving and car offences earlier this month. It will be alleged that the man performed a series of burn-outs in a black Holden Commodore sedan between 12:37am and 1:05am in the vicinity of Maritana Street and Hannan Street on Saturday 2 June with…

Man Charged Following Mandurah Newsagency Armed Robbery

A man has been charged over an armed robbery at a Mandurah newsagency on Tuesday. The man entered the newsagent off Mandurah Terrace at around 4:30pm, allegedly approaching the counter and asking one of the staff for cash and cigarettes while wearing a divers’ hood and carrying a bag. The staff member asked the man…

Three Arrested Over Midland Crime Incidents

By Lucas Da Paz Three people have been arrested by Midland Police in relation to a series of incidents of theft throughout the metro area between March and May 2018. It will be alleged that thefts occurred in the Northern suburbs and were targeting wallets and purses in public areas, which included removing the handbag…

Maddington Man Faces Charges Over Multiple Obscene Acts

A man has been charged for multiple obscene acts in Gosnells and Maddington. Police allege the 37-year-old man was seen in Southernwood Park at about 3:30pm on Monday 21 May exposing himself and conducting an obscene act. They will further allege the man was again seen exposing himself and performing an obscene act on Albany…

Police Hunt Car in Gosnells Drive-By Shooting

Police are investigating an incident in which shots werefired at a residence in Gosnells. They were called to Harry Street at around 5am where a resident was shot causing damage. Armadale Detectives have released footage of a vehicle in the area at the time that may be able to help with the investigation. The vehicle,…

Drugs, Weapons and Cash Seized in Nationwide Police Operation

Police have seized a haul of illicit drugs, cash and weapons in a nationwide methylamphetamine operation. Operation Vitreus, coordinated by the National Methylamphetamine Strategy Group involving police across Australian states and territories led to 272 arrests and 659 charges. “Methylamphetamine is a key focus for police across Australia because of the damaging impact that this…

Senior Police Officer Stood Down After Hitting Man in Arrest

A senior WA police officer involved in an incident in which a man was knocked down by a police car has been stood down. Police said the decision to stand the senior sergeant down from all operational activity pending the outcome of an investigation came after additional footage of the incident was provided to police.…

Tax Cuts the Centrepiece as Scott Morrison Hands Down Federal Budget

Australian taxpayers are set to become big winners, under new measures announced in the Federal Budget. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has handed down his third budget promising “essential services that Australians rely on” while aiming to return the country to a $2.2 billion surplus in 2019-20, cutting its $14.5 billion debt in 2018-19. “This is…