New graduates and dogs into DCS Drug Detection Unit

The Drug Detection Unit saw three new dogs and their handlers graduate today, after completing a 10 week course to detect contraband, including drugs, as part of a reform to stop drugs getting into WA jails. Ziggy, Ness and Gavin, have been trained to detect a wide range of illegal drugs, and will assist the…

Police respond to out of control Facebook party in Cloverdale

Police were called to a party on Finnan Street in Cloverdale on Friday night after noise complaints were made about the party. The party had around 200 young people attending after it was organised through Facebook, and provoked a complaint two of the youths climbed onto a car and smashed the windscreen. Police responded to…

Cannabis, Guns & Cash Seized In Goldfields-Esperance Drugs Operation

Goldfields-Esperance Police have been working in close collaboration with the Organised Crime Squad to effectively target illicit drugs distribution as it endangers the local community.  Over the past week as part of Operation Fortitude, officers have executed a series of Misuse of Drugs Act search warrants at properties in Kalgoorlie-Boulder and Coolgardie. During these warrants,…

Police Investigate Balcatta Home Arson

The Police Arson Squad is calling on the public to provide information that may assist their investigation into a fire that was intentionally lit at a house on Barker Avenue in Balcatta on Thursday 24 May 2018. At around midnight, the residents of the house awoke to a loud bang from the front of the…

Man Arrested In Padbury Car And Foot Chase

A man has been charged after an incident occurred in Padbury last night, June 7 2018.  At about 10:30pm, traffic officers attempted to halt a green Holden Commodore on Warburton Avenue in Padbury. Authorities will allege that the driver did not comply, failing to stop and driving recklessly through streets before approaching northbound of the…

Balga Man Faced Court Over Rockingham Ramage

Authorities in Rockingham have charged a man for several incidents that occurred yesterday.  At around 7:15am a Nissan Navara hit a house on Barnes Street. It will be alleged that the driver then entered the premises, struck the male resident with a metal pole, and allegedly threatened a female resident. Both residents then escaped to…

Police seek assistance towards house fire in Karratha

Regional WA Police are seeking public’s assistance as they investigate the circumstances surrounding the unit fire in Karratha. The fire happened on the 4th, May, 2018 at around 7:50PM, emergency services were called to a unit on Goodwyn Close. The fire has caused extensive fire and smoke damage to two units, Police say both units…

Four New Aborigional Cadet Joins WA Police Following Graduation

By Lucas Da Paz The Aboriginal Cadet Program has seen four recruits begin their police careers from today, after successfully graduate it from the Western Australia Police Academy. The two men and two women were part of the program’s inaugural intake and were among 41 graduating officers cheered on by family and friends during a…

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…