PTSD Targeted As Focus For Veterans Health Week

10 years can pass before war veterans show signs of post-Traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with the State Government aiming to target the disorder ahead of Veterans’ Health Week. Veterans Issues Minister Peter Tinley will raise the disorder faced by war veterans as part of the Veterans’ Health Week, where he will open the week on…

FBI Deny ISIS’ Links To Las Vegas Shooting

This breaking news article will be updated as details comes to hand. After the ‘Islamic State’ has claimed responsibility for the Las Vegas shooting, the FBI has released a brief statement denying ISIS’ claims. The incident happened at the Las Vegas’ strip, where approximately 22,000 people are attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival. At least…

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…