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…

WA’s Increased GST Pool Not Enough For Budget Repair

WA is getting an increased share of GST, after the Commonwealth Grants Commission announced that WA will receive an extra 10 cents per dollar in the 2018-19 financial year. The growing national GST pool will give Treasurer Ben Wyatt $260 million more than expected. Mathias Cormann, Federal Financial Minister, said the Federal Government would help…

Cannabis Seized During Separate House Raids

A large amount of cash and cannabis were seized after a vehicle search on Tranmore Street in Canning Vale on Tuesday. More than $50,000 cash were discovered during the vehicle search. A home search was conducted in Osborne Park after further enquiries. It’s alleged the house is converted to grow hydroponic cannabis. Following the inquiries,…

Cash Seized In Yokine Drug Bust

WA police have seized $1.64 million in cash and over 200g of methylamphetamine after searching a Yokine house on Tuesday morning. The joint investigation between the WA Police Organised Crime Squad and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission led to police finding large quantities of cash hidden in boxes and bags throughout the house, as well…

Armadale Earmarked As A Hotspot For Dole-Bludgers

By Taylah Hanna Over the last year, more than 5% of welfare recipients in WA failed to attend 5 or more centrelink appointments or job interviews. 9830 people are not meeting their welfare requirements. The highest rate of non compliance was reported in Armadale with 188 cases, followed closely by Mandurah, Gosnells, Balga and Rockingham,…

Police Seize Big Cash, Arrest Two men Over Perth Crime Spree

Police have arrested two men and seized more than $100,000 worth of cash over burglaries committed throughout Perth. Midland Detectives arrested the offenders following an investigation into home burglaries in Greenwood, Ellenbrook, Wembley Downs and Claremont during May. Police will allege the offenders forced their way into homes and stole vehicles, cash and property. They…

Premier unveils Perth Mint Australian Trilogy Collection

Premier Mark McGowan unveiled The Perth Mint’s $1.8 million one-of-a-kind Australian Trilogy coin collection. This is the world’s first coin collection to incorporate pink and violet diamonds, sourced from Rio Tinto’s Argyle diamond mind. The collection’s comprised of three coins struck from gold, platinum and rose gold. They each feature an iconic Australian native animal.…

Meth, Heroin and Cash Seized By Perth Police.

Almost 4kgs of methylamphetamine, more than 3kgs of heroin and about $370,000 cash have been seized during searches across Perth. Detective Senior Sergeant, Peter Healy said, “these seizures came as a result of a lengthy investigation into illicit drug dealing in our community.” Organised Crime Squad detectives stopped a vehicle on Russell Street in Morley…

Guns, Drugs and Cash Uncovered in Casuarina, Parmelia Police Raids

Police were required to diffuse an explosive device during a raid at a house in Perth’s south, where guns, drugs and cash were seized. Detectives executed a search warrant at a Casuarina property on Monday following inquiries into an alleged deprivation of liberty and assault of a 21-year-old woman. The Tactical Response Group found an…

Mandurah Alleged Armed Robbery

Police are appealing to the public for information on attempted armed robbery in Mandurah where a man threatened another person and his family members demanding cash. The incident took place at the Woolworth store carpark near the Smart Street Mall, when a 41 year old man was walking to his car with his daughter and wife. The offender ran to a…