Big Bust In Fremantle Police Drug Operation

Fremantle Detectives have made a significant bust as part of their operation targeting the supply and distribution of MDMA, resulting in four people being charged with 42 drug related offences. The operation was conducted between December 2018 and February 2019, and included five search warrants being executed in the suburbs of Atwell, Northbridge and Innaloo.…

Midvale traffic stop locates drug

Kiara Police conducted a traffic stop of a VW Caddy sedan bearing stolen registration plates on Roe Highway near Morrison Road, Midvale. It will be alleged police located and seized approximately 9.5 grams of Methylamphetamine. It will be further alleged a subsequent search located drug paraphernalia and other items. A 37-year-old man from Maylands was…

Significant drug seizures in High Wycombe and Golden Bay

By Helene Fung The WA Police has made two significant drug seizures yesterday (31st January 2019), in High Wycombe and Golden Bay respectively. A 20-year-old man from High Wycombe was driving in Rivervale at 11am yesterday, and was stopped by the police, and allegedly found in possession of $689,860 in cash. He has been charged…

China executes village-chief-turned-meth-kingpin

By Helene Fung The Chinese government has executed Cai Dongjia, a 55 year-old Communist Party chief of a Chinese village which supplied one third of the country’s methamphetamine, according to Chinese state media Xinhua News. It called Cai the “godfather” of Boshe village in Guangdong Province in South China, and reported that Cai abused his…

3 months jail for fairy floss

By Cassandra Elliott A US woman is taking legal action against the police and a drug testing company after spending three months in jail after her bag of fairy floss was mistaken for methamphetamine. Dasha Fincher, is now suing the local police officers who arrested her and drug test manufacturer Sirchie, for wrongful actions and…

Security Guard Charged During An Overnight Incident In Quindalup

One security guard has been charged for allegedly assaulting a police officer last night, after authorities attended the Leavers Entertainment Zone in Quindalup. The incident happened at around 8pm last night (22nd, November, 2018), two security guards were observed behaving in an erratic manner, and police talked to both guards. Both male guards aged 22…

Meth and $70k found in Police search

A 36 year old Halls Head man has been charged by the Gang Crime Squad after a warrant was executed at his home address on Wednesday. It will be alleged that they found around 380 grams of methylamphetamine, and nearly $70,000 in cash. A freezing notice for cash and other assets has been issued, along…

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…

Police And ACIC Siezed Meth Worth $33 Million In Joint Operation

A joint operation by WA Police and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission resulted a seizure of 33kg of Methylamphetamine and two men charged. The operation took place on Saturday afternoon, 4th, August, 2018, officers from both authorities detained two men who arrived Perth by the Indian Pacific Train. Both men were arrested as they departed…

Man and Woman charged over firearm and drug offences

Northam Detectives and Gang Crime Squad have charged a man and woman over firearm and drug offences. Yesterday around 9:40am in Pinjarra, Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle driven by a man. It will be alleged an amount of prohibited drugs were located on him, with a subsequent search of the vehicle locating…