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…

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…

Four dead, including two police officers, in Canadian shooting

Four people, two of them police officers, were killed in a shooting in a shooting in Fredericton in eastern Canada. A suspect is in custody being treated for serious injuries according to local police. Reports say the shooting took place at an apartment complex, with nearby facilities closed and a lockdown imposed for resident before…

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.…

Man struck down in violent Greenfields armed robbery

By: Anton La Macchia Mandurah Detectives are appealing for information in relation to an incident in Greenfields overnight, which resulted in a 23-year-old man being injured. Around 10:45pm on Thursday 26 July, the 23-year-old man was walking along Waldron Boulevard, as the 23-year-old approached Wildair Street, he noticed a man on a BMX bike heading…

Stolen Cavoodle Puppy Located By Police

Wembley Police have located a Cavoodle puppy that was stolen from a pet store on Monday 23rd of July. Around 3:45pm, a woman entered the Claremont store, and while staff were otherwise occupied, she picked up the male puppy and left the store. A photo and details of the incident were posted on the WA…

Mount Nasara Man charged with variety of driving offences

Police patrolling in the Maddington area last night observed a suspicious Nissan Pulsar on Gosnells Road West. It will be alleged that the vehicle had two different registration plates displayed, and when police activated emergency lights and sirens the vehicle accelerated away. After travelling through several streets, the vehicle experienced apparent mechanical malfunctions and came…

3 Men charged after Stealing a Motor Vehicle

Police have charged four people after an incident in Belmont yesterday, 19th July. Police responded to reports of a vehicle driving dangerously in the vicinity of George Street, Belmont, at around 6:20am. Police located the stolen blue Subaru Impresa shortly thereafter when it crashed into a house and parked on the corner of Barker and…

Woman Charged in CBD Violent Robbery

Police have charged a woman over a violent theft in Perth’s CBD. It will be alleged that on July 17, a woman in her 30s had her bag stolen from outside a toilet cubicle near the corner or Barrack Street and Wellington Street. After realising that her bag was missing, she followed a woman in…