Too little too late? Police Redress Scheme taking applications

Successive governments have attempted to put in place a redress scheme after many years, but Police Minister Michelle Roberts is being commended for announcing the scheme is now taking applications. Former Police Commissioner, Karl O’Callaghan believes they are getting the acknowledgment they deserve, and it will make a difference to their lives. “It should have…

LATEST: Bateman Death Investigation

Photo By: Anton La Macchia WA Police are seeking information concerning a woman’s death at a home in Bateman yesterday evening, Friday 14 December 2018. At around 6:55PM, authorities were called to a home on Scouler Way, following reports of a person was shot, and a man at the front of the house also appeared…

Search is on for missing 16 year old Attadale boy

Police are seeking information regarding a missing 16 year old boy who was last seen in Attadale on 24th November. Xiaoxin Zheng is a Chinese national staying in Perth while attending school, and is described as fair skinned with a slim build, short dark hair and approximately 170cm tall. There are concerns for his welfare,…

Two men charged over High School fire offences

Kunnunarra Detectives and Arson Squad have charged two people relating to incidents at Kunnuanara District High School back in September. As a result of the fire, the Home Economics building was destroyed, and also caused significant damage to other school structures, equipment, teacher resources and student work. It is estimated the fire caused up to…

Search for missing 40 year old Ellenbrook man

Police are seeking information regarding a missing 40 year old man who was last seen in Ellenbrook around 11am this morning. There are oncerns over Yadunandan Shivanna’s welfare. He is described as slim/medium build, dark skinned with black hair, and a scruffy beard, last seen wearing a white t-shirt with maroon sleeves, pants and a…

Search for missing 84 year old woman

Police and SES are operating a land search for an 84 year old woman, Patricia Byrne. Ms Byrne was last seen on Mount Trio, approximately 90km north of Albany, around 11:30am yesterday morning. Police were alerted around 2:30pm yesterday, with approximately 15 SES personnel and Police involved in the search. She is described as fair…

Accused Kangaroo Killers face jail time

Photo By: Anton La Macchia The accused Kangaroo killers have appeared in court with the magistrate saying it will take some time to get the extremely disturbing footage out of his head. Ricky Ian Swan has been sentenced to 5 months in jail, meanwhile Luke Kevin Dempster will face 2 years behind bars. Animal rights…

Man in hospital after an electrical incident

This morning around 8:40am, Police received reports of a man with a knife in the Northbridge area. Police responded by following the man to McIver train station, where they observed him walking up an embankment to the East Perth Bridge. After being warned by officers of the electrical dangers where he was, and being asked…

Teen charged over stolen car joy-ride

Information regarding a serious crash in the Bayulu Community is being sought after by Major Crash Investigators. On Tuesday 27th November, around 2:00am a stolen white Toyota Landcruiser utility was being driven with alleged unrestrained passengers on the rear tray of the vehicle. It will also be alleged the vehicle was dangerously driven, causing one…