Big Bust In Fremantle Police Drug Operation

Fremantle Detectives have made a significant bust as part of their operation targeting the supply and distribution of MDMA, resulting in four people being charged with 42 drug related offences. The operation was conducted between December 2018 and February 2019, and included five search warrants being executed in the suburbs of Atwell, Northbridge and Innaloo.…

29th year of Rottnest Channel Swim Starts Tomorrow!

One of WA’s most iconic events is back for its 29th year, where over 2,500 swimmers will compete in the Rottnest Channel Swim tomorrow morning. The 19.7km swim from Cottesloe beach to Rottnest Island is a drawcard for swimmers across the world, with 46 international and 506 interstate and regional competitors will compete against local…

Drum line trial catches 2.4 metre shark

Not even a week into the State’s Smart drum line trial, a 2.4 metre tiger shark was caught and then released just north of Gracetown this morning. A fisheries department vessel was presenting to witness the catch and release process after the shark was hooked by a salmon baited line. The SMART drum-line trial will…

Midvale traffic stop locates drug

Kiara Police conducted a traffic stop of a VW Caddy sedan bearing stolen registration plates on Roe Highway near Morrison Road, Midvale. It will be alleged police located and seized approximately 9.5 grams of Methylamphetamine. It will be further alleged a subsequent search located drug paraphernalia and other items. A 37-year-old man from Maylands was…

Altercation at Yagan Square leaves man with serious head injuries

Perth Detectives are investigating a situation in Yagan Square last night that led to a man receiving serious head injuries. It was reported to Police that at around 11:10pm an altercation occurred between two men. The injured man, aged in his 50s, was taken to Royal Perth Hospital where is currently in a serious but…

Pro Roe 8 petition gains momentum with more than 9000 signatures

As momentum continues to build, the latest Roe 8 petition has attracted over 9000 signatures fighting to keep the project alive. The State Government plans to permanently delete the road reserve, but public response has indicated a strong support for the construction of Roe 8. Russel Aubrey, City of Melville Mayor, believes Roe 8 should…

Shotgun incident in Bellevue under investigation

A shooting incident that occurred just after 1am this morning in Bellevue is being investigated by Midland Detectives. During the incident at a business on Clayton Road, two men in their 50’s received shotgun wounds. Both men were taken to Midland Hospital for treatment, with one man being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The other…

Latest additions to WA’s firefighting aerial fleet

Firefighting over greater distances is now possible with WA’s aerial firefighting fleet now including a Learjet. An initial 90 day $750,000 trial, through State funding and Federal Government investment thought the National Aerial Firefighting Centre. The ability to travel the length of the state in a mere three hours, mapping large aerial view foot prints…

Western Rock Lobster industry to increase supply

The McGowan Government and Western Rock Lobster industry have agreed on a plan to significantly increase local lobster supplies, with the government no longer proceeding with their proposal to increase the catch by 1700 tonnes with majority being held by the government. Instead, it has been agreed upon that the annual catch will be increased…