WA Police Taskforce Awarded for Reducing Graffiti

The Western Australian government’s strategy to reduce graffiti was awarded a silver medal in the police-led category of the 2017 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards (ACVPA). Led by the Western Australian Police Force, the State Graffiti Taskforce has reduced graffiti by 55 per cent from 2011-2017. Since 2011, police have charged 1,580 vandals with…

Police Seeks Information Over Waikiki Sex Assault

Sex Assuault Squad detectives are door knocking around Waikiki following a burglary and sexual assault of a woman in her 80s that occurred in the early hours of this morning. Detectives are seeking information from anyone in the area if they saw or heard any suspicious activity. In particular, Police are seeking to locate 15…

Robber of Elderly Woman Hunted By Police

Police are searching for a man who stole from an elderly woman in Eden Hill on Thursday morning. A man entered the 85-year-old woman’s home around 8am while she was outside putting rubbish in the bin. He confronted her when she walked back inside the house, threatening and pushing her before stealing her purse, mobile…

Elderly Victimised In St James Armed Robbery

Kensinginton Detectives are seeking information regarding an armed robbery that occurred in St James before midday yesterday. A woman ages in her 60’s was exiting a supermarket on Chapman Road when she noticed a man near the pay phone on Pitt Street, close by to her silver Holden Calais. As she reached her vehicle, he…

Man with rifle arrested for drink driving

A 42 year old North Dandalup man has been charged after allegedly drink driving with a rifle in Gosnells on Saturday morning. The police responded to a call to a house on Allen Road after a man was reported to be outside with a gun before driving off in a white Nissan Navara. The man…

Man Wanted Over South Lake Petrol Station Armed Robbery

Police are seeking a man involved in armed robbery at a South Lake petrol station. Regional Investigators allege a man entered the petrol station on 17 August at 12:47am and threatened a staff member with a knife demanding cash before fleeing on foot. The man is described as being 170 centimetres tall, with a slim…

Bulldozer Destroyed in Fire at Golden Bay Construction Site

A fire has destroyed a bulldozer at a Golden Bay construction site overnight, causing $400,000 of damage. Security services at the site observed the cabin of one of the bulldozers to be on fire at about 9:45pm and called in firefighters. DFES attended and extinguished the fire which has caused considerable damage to the machine…

Lathlain Bust Uncovers Drugs, Weapons and Cash

WA Police have charged a man with drugs and weapons possession following a search on a Lathlain home. Kensington detectives and Organised Crime Squad officers seized the drugs on Wednesday after a search operation Police searched two locations as part of the operation with the first a hire car near Great Eastern Highway in Belmont.…

CBA Faces Potential Class Action Following Money Laundering Allegations

The Commonwealth Bank faces what could be the largest shareholder class action suit over its disclosure of more than 53,000 alleged breaches of anti-money laundering laws. Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said it would investigate a potential class action on behalf of the bank’s investors, which comes after a sharp fall in its share price when the…

Police Nab Two Men Following Dramatic Car Chase

A police chase involving a stolen car has ended in a four car crash at roadworks in Mandurah. Officers from the Regional Investigations Unit spotted black Hyundai Elantra on Gordon Road in Greenfields about 9am on Thursday. The vehicle had allegedly been stolen from a home in Kelmscott on 12 August 2017. Officers attempted to…