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…

Western Australia’s low contribution to national firearm amnesty

The National Firearm Amnesty has seen Western Australia recover only 521 guns, only making up 2% of the total. Since July 1st, 26,000 guns have been handed into police for crushing. Jeff Andrijasevich, WA Police firearms licensing inspector, said an explanation for the low recovery rate was that a similar 2013 WA amnesty saw more…

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.…

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…

Police Bust Brothers 4 Life Gang

Police have seized drugs and weapons during an investigation on the Brothers 4 Life street gang. Over the past fortnight police have searched nine properties linked to suspected gang members and associates. A total of seven gang members have been charged with 27 offences relating to illicit drugs, assaults, weapons and firearms. Detective Senior Sergeant…

WA To Join Nationwide Illegal Firearm Recall

By Taylah Hanna The State Government is encouraging West Australians to take part in the Nationwide Firearms Amnesty, where they can surrender their guns without fear of being prosecuted. Commencing on July 1st this year, people will be able to hand in their illegal or unlicensed guns to WA Police Stations where they will be…

Guns, Drugs and Cash Uncovered in Casuarina, Parmelia Police Raids

Police were required to diffuse an explosive device during a raid at a house in Perth’s south, where guns, drugs and cash were seized. Detectives executed a search warrant at a Casuarina property on Monday following inquiries into an alleged deprivation of liberty and assault of a 21-year-old woman. The Tactical Response Group found an…

Police Swoop on Regional Drug Ring in Goldfields Sting

Western Australian police have arrested and charged more than 40 people in a Goldfields drug sting that has targeted widespread use and sale of methylamphetamine in the area. Goldfields-Esperance Police and specialist State Crime officers issued warrants and raided more than 50 homes in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kambalda and Esperance, with further searches planned in the coming…

New Law To Tackle Organised Crime

WA Attorney General Michael Mischin announced a new law will come into affect this Saturday aiming to break up criminal organisations. During a press conference this afternoon at the Police Headquarters, Mr Mischin said the bill will give police the power to dismantle bikie gangs. “This legislation will help WA Police to dismantle bikie gangs which wilfully…