Men Charged Over Carlisle Burglary

Three men have been charged over a burglary in Carlisle in January. It has been alleged that the three men went to a house in Marchamley Street at approximately 4:30pm on January 18 where two of the men entered the house, threatening a woman and stealing a number of items. Kensington Detectives executed a search…

More Roads Not the Answer to Traffic Following Changing Commuter Attitudes

A sustainability expert claims introducing more roads to reduce traffic congestion is not the answer, following a report revealing more commuters are reconsidering their daily travel to work because of gridlock. Curtin University Professor Peter Newman said adding more roads did not fix traffic problems and could be solved by making cities more appealing for…

Man Charged After Three-Hour Willetton Armed Siege

A 47-year-old man has been refused bail after holding his wife and son hostage during a three-hour siege in Willetton on Sunday night. Police were called to a home on Julia Place at around 6pm after a woman reported her husband was armed with a rifle and was acting aggressively. When police arrived, the man…

Police Appeal for Car of Interest in Sarah Spiers Cold Case

Police investigating the 1996 disappearance and murder of Sarah Spiers are appealing for public assistance to locate a vehicle of interest. Cold Case Homicide Squad detectives said the vehicle, a white 1992 Toyota Camry station wagon, could still assist in the investigation, despite a significant amount of time has passed since the crime. “It’s a…

Juveniles Front Court Over Series of Break-Ins and Theft

Three juveniles will face court over a series of burglaries in a range of suburbs between December 2017 and January 2018. Fremantle Detectives have charged the boys with a range of aggravated burglary and theft offences, after allegedly breaking into a number of homes and businesses. It will be alleged the boys forced their way…

Men Wanted in Belmont Liquor Store Holdup

Police are hunting two men involved in an armed robbery at a drive-thru liquor store in Belmont. The Regional Investigation Unit said the men entered the store on the corner of Wright Street and Knutsford Avenue at 8:55pm on Wednesday 27 December 2017. One of the men threatened staff with a knife before fleeing with…

Fracking ban in South-West, Peel and Perth

The McGowan Government announced regulations on hydraulic fracture stimulation (fracking) in the South-West, Peel and Perth Regions. Minster for Mines and Petroleum, Bill Johnston, said the government needs to protect the State’s environment from risks associated with fracking. “While the tracking ban in the South-West, Peel and Perth regions has already been achieved, the regulations…