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…

CCC Laws Target Unexplained Crime Wealth

New crime legislation will give the Corruption and Crime Commission new powers to target unexplained wealth from organised crime. The new laws are part of the State Government’s Corruption, Crime and Misconduct and Criminal Property Confiscation Amendment Bill 2017, aiming to fight corruption and organised crime in the State. “Before the election, WA Labor made…

Three Men Charged Over Midland Armed Robbery

Police have charged three men over an aggravated armed robbery and burglary at a Midland home on Sunday evening. Police said the men allegedly demanded the 32-year-old male occupant of Wellaton street property hand over personal property, before knocking him unconscious with a baseball bat. The men were allegedly carrying a firearm, however police are…

Support Still Needed for Youth As Perth Sheds Meth Capital Tag

Youth support services claim young Western Australians affected by methamphetamine usage still need support, despite Perth shaking its tag as the meth capital of the country. Youth Futures WA CEO Mark Waite said while a new report revealed Perth no longer recorded the biggest meth consumption in Australia, the drug problem still persisted amongst young…

Police Seeks Info Over Rockingham Burglary

Police are seeking information about a burglary that took place at a Rockingham golf club on Monday 10 July. Police allege the offender forced entry into the club’s office area at approximately 3:10am and ransacked the drawers and cupboards. No cash was being kept on the premises at the time. The offender was described as…