81 Charges of Child Sex Abuse made by Taskforce Mirzam

An ongoing police investigation undertaken by Taskforce Mirzam, is investigating the sexual abuse of 5 children, after a recording device was found by a member of the public containing videos showing both adults, both male and female, engaging in sexual acts with a young girl. Today, Taskforce Mirzam detectives have laid further charges against a…

Man’s accused of hoon driving with child in front seat

Police have impounded a 44 year old Spearwood man’s car for alleged hoon driving with their five year old in the front seat not properly restrained. At 6:55pm on Friday 29th the man was stopped at a red light on the intersection of Spearwood Avenue and Barrington Street. Police will allege that after the traffic…

9 Year Old Hit On The Head During Balga Assault

Police are searching for a man who assaulted a nine-year-old boy in Balga on Monday afternoon. The boy was playing with his brother at the Barry Britton Reserve on Balga Avenue when an unknown man approached them around 3:30pm. The man allegedly grabbed the boy by the arm, before striking him across the side of…

Cardinal George Pell to Face Court Following Sexual Abuse Charges

Cardinal George Pell has declared he is looking forward to his day in court after being charged with historical sex abuse offences. Victoria Police have ordered Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric to appear in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on July 18, after serving charges to his legal representatives. He will return to Australia as soon…

Swimming Teacher Charged with Child Sexual Abuse

Fremantle Police have charged a 48-year-old Beeliar man, after he allegedly sexually abused a 14-year-old girl who was a student at his swimming school. The arrest is a result of extensive investigations by police, who allege the incidents took place between 2015 and 2017. The man has been charged with three offences relating to child…

Police: Restrain Children Properly In Car Seats

WA Police have urged drivers to restrain children in their cars properly after a series of child injuries in recent traffic accidents. This morning a three-year-old girl was hospitalised after the car she was travelling in collied with another vehicle in Yangebup. In a separate incident, an 18-month-old was seriously injured in a car crash…

New Hospital Construction Is Ontrack

WA Health Minister Kim Hames has toured the new Midland Hospital this morning, saying it’s on time and on budget. The new St John of God Midland Hospital contains both a public and private section, with a variety of services including emergency, critical care, mental health, age care, pediatrics, women’s health and rehabilitation. The public…