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…

Police Hunt Car in Gosnells Drive-By Shooting

Police are investigating an incident in which shots werefired at a residence in Gosnells. They were called to Harry Street at around 5am where a resident was shot causing damage. Armadale Detectives have released footage of a vehicle in the area at the time that may be able to help with the investigation. The vehicle,…

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…

Senior Police Officer Stood Down After Hitting Man in Arrest

A senior WA police officer involved in an incident in which a man was knocked down by a police car has been stood down. Police said the decision to stand the senior sergeant down from all operational activity pending the outcome of an investigation came after additional footage of the incident was provided to police.…

Tax Cuts the Centrepiece as Scott Morrison Hands Down Federal Budget

Australian taxpayers are set to become big winners, under new measures announced in the Federal Budget. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has handed down his third budget promising “essential services that Australians rely on” while aiming to return the country to a $2.2 billion surplus in 2019-20, cutting its $14.5 billion debt in 2018-19. “This is…

Robber Wanted After Alexander Heights Armed Hold-Up

Police are hunting a robber involved in an armed hold-up at a petrol service station in Alexander Heights early on Thursday morning. The male offender entered through the unlocked main door and threatened the female attendant with a garden tool. He escaped with a quantity of cash. A wide officer and canine search of the…

Police on Hunt For Attacker in Riverton Break-In

Police are hunting a man involved in an armed robbery and burglary at a home in Riverton early on Monday morning. A man forced his way into a residence on Tricourt Grove, smashing a window to enter them home just after 1:30am. He entered the female victim’s bedroom, threatening her with a rock and demanded…

Police Investigates Cannington Stationary Store Robbery

Kensington detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in Cannington on Monday 28th March. Around 3:50pm, a man entered a large stationary store on Albany Highway. Whilst looking at various items he took a digital set top box and put it under his shirt. As he attempted to leave the store without paying for the…