Suspicious Barber Shop fire in Claremont

Police and Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to a Barber Shop located on Eric Street, Claremont, with Arson Squad Investigators now seeking information.The cause of the fire is being treated as suspicious, causing an estimated $20,0000 in damage.Anyone who saw any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles or who has any dash cam footage …

Technology Boosts WA Police Drug Fight

WA Police are stepping up the fight against methamphetamine with new technology to identify illicit drugs as well as access and analyse criminal data. Police unveiled the Tru Narc 450 handheld device to tackle the distribution of meth and other drugs along with mobile phone devices on Wednesday, to identify the illegal substances. The devices…

Tougher Jail, Fines For Offenders Under New Revenge Porn Laws

People who share revenge pornography could face harsh jail terms under new laws targeting “online creeps”. Prison sentences of up seven years would be imposed, while fines of up to $525,000 for corporations and $105,000 would be imposed on people sharing intimate images of people without their consent under the laws. The legislation is designed…

Police Accountability To Increase With Roll Out Of Body Cameras

WA Police will soon be equipped with body cameras, after Police Commissioner Chris Dawson announced the roll out will commence in early 2019. Police accountability will be increased while crime rates are expected to decrease. WA is one of the last states to implement body camera technology for police officers and will not come into…

Man arrested over knife and axe incident

A man has been charged by Perth Detectives after an incident in Maylands yesterday afternoon. Police received multiple calls over a disturbance at a unit complex around 2:45pm. Information reported a a man repeatedly striking a security door with an axe and a knife, causing damage to the security door and wooden door behind it.…

Fire Ignites Tattoo Shop In Rockingham Truck Crash

Arson Squad detectives are investigating a suspicious fire, following a truck crash at a Rockingham tattoo parlour overnight. Police were called to the fire at the store just after 3:10am at the corner of Flinders Lane and Kent Street. When police arrived, the truck was found partially inside the business premises. The truck and building…

South Boulder Man Charged After Kalgoorlie Vehicle Incidents

Police have charged a South Boulder man following a number of dangerous driving and car offences earlier this month. It will be alleged that the man performed a series of burn-outs in a black Holden Commodore sedan between 12:37am and 1:05am in the vicinity of Maritana Street and Hannan Street on Saturday 2 June with…

Man Charged Following Mandurah Newsagency Armed Robbery

A man has been charged over an armed robbery at a Mandurah newsagency on Tuesday. The man entered the newsagent off Mandurah Terrace at around 4:30pm, allegedly approaching the counter and asking one of the staff for cash and cigarettes while wearing a divers’ hood and carrying a bag. The staff member asked the man…

Three Arrested Over Midland Crime Incidents

By Lucas Da Paz Three people have been arrested by Midland Police in relation to a series of incidents of theft throughout the metro area between March and May 2018. It will be alleged that thefts occurred in the Northern suburbs and were targeting wallets and purses in public areas, which included removing the handbag…