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…

School leavers ready to celebrate

Next week thousands of school leavers are heading down south and to Rottnest Island, in celebration of completing of 12 years of schooling. Safety, alcohol and recreational drug use are a concern for parents, as recent years have depicted leavers as being ‘wild’ and ‘out of control’. Leavers Manager for WA, Clint Browning, explained that…

Government Drug and Alcohol Prison Slammed Over Lack of Model, Business Case

The Liberal Party has criticised the State Government over a dedicated drug and alcohol rehabilitation prison, over its operating model or knowledge of the costs. Shadow Corrective Services Minister Peter Katsambanis said the McGowan Government’s plan for a dedicated drug and alcohol rehabilitation prison is in disarray claiming Corrective Services Minister Fran Logan did not…

Police Seize Meth in Perth’s Southern Suburbs

Five people have been charged with drug-related offences after the organised crime squad carried out an operation to target the distribution of methylamphetamine. Detectives seized 1.3 kilograms of methylamphetamine and $200,000 in cash after executing seven search warrants in Harrisadale, Forrestfield, Gosnells, Martin, Forrestdale and Morely. Suspected stolen or unlawfully owned property and a variety…

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.…