Police Car Search Yields Drugs in Traffic Stop

WA Police have allegedly uncovered a quantity of drugs during a routine traffic stop in Eglinton. Police were patrolling Marmion Avenue on 10 April when they stopped a Mitsubishi Lancer at 10:20am carrying a 27-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman. It will be alleged, officers located and seized approximately 18 grams of MDMA and 6…

Major Police Investigation into Sexual Abuse Case

An ongoing police investigation undertaken by Taskforce Mirzam, is investigating the sexual abuse of 5 children, with most of the victims under the age of 10 at the time. It is alleged that the youngest 8 year old victim was sexually abused by her mother, step dad, and a male friend, after a video was…

Three big meth seizures over 24 hours

More than 50kgs of methamphetamine has been seized this week during three separate operations in the space of 24 hours. A collaboration involving the WA Police Force, Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and AUSTRAC aims to target suburban, interstate, international drug distribution networks. Police Commissioner, Chris Dawson, said the law…

New Alcohol and Drug Programs To Break Vicious Cycles For WA Prisoners

The Premier has announced an Alcohol and Other Drug program to rehabilitate prisoners and combat addictions and their offending behaviours. With over 6000 prisoners in WA’s correctional facilities, more than half struggle with ongoing alcohol and other drug addictions, including methanphetamines. The treatment program aims to break the cycle of drug-related-crime in our prisons and…

Naala Moort Gang Members Charged After Drug Raid

Two members of a gang have been charged for drugs offences after a police raid allegedly uncovered methamphetamine at their headquarters in Midland. Carnarvon Detectives executed a search warrant at the Naala Moort gang clubhouse on Rogers Street, where police allegedly located and seized 112 grams of methamphetamine. The raid was part of a police…

Australian Men Arrested in Serbia Over $500m Drug Bust

Serbian police have arrested three Australians suspected of being part of an international drug smuggling ring. Police allege in a statement issued on Wednesday the men were connected to 1280 kilograms of cocaine that was discovered and seized from a Chinese container ship that had docked in Sydney in April 2017. It is believed that…

Teenagers Become “Sober Generation” As More Snub Alcohol, Drugs

More Australian teenagers are turning their backs on alcohol and drugs, earning them the title of the “sober generation”. A study by Deakin University published in the Drug and Alcohol Review has revealed a large drop in teen alcohol consumption and smoking between 1999 and 2015, calling it a “youth-led revolution”. Researchers surveyed more than…

New Police drug test for motorists

WA Police are implementing a new drug swipe kit, allowing officers to test for more than just the presence of alcohol. 200 roadside drug testing kits are being rolled out across metropolitan and regional WA, alongside an increased police crackdown on drink and drug driving over the festive season. The three step test will help…

Drugs, Weapons and Cash Seized in Perth Drug Raids

Police have arrested and charged three men a large haul of drugs were seized during raids in Perth targeting a “suspected criminal network”. Organised Crime Squad detectives carried out the drug busts on City Beach, West Leederville, Gnangara, Applecross, Madeley, Dayton and Ascot homes, alleging drugs worth $33 million and cash at the homes. Police…