Man Charged With 15 Burglary, Stealing Offences

Fremantle Detectives have charged a Coolbellup man over a string of burglaries in November. Police allege that around 6:30am on 29 November, the 29-year-old man assaulted the occupant of a home in Coogee when he was confronted by the home owner. He fled the home in a Subaru Forester stolen from the house. Police sighted…

Subiaco Catholic Priest Charged with Theft of Parish Funds

Photo By: Anton La Macchia WA Police have charged a Perth Catholic priest who allegedly stole a large sum of church funds from his parish. Father Joe Walsh allegedly stole $252,000 that he had access to, while he was the parish priest of Subiaco’s St Joseph’s church. The 66-year-old Walsh from Hamilton Hill was charged…

Beverley Woman Charged Over Meerkat Theft

WA Police have charged a Beverley woman following the theft of a meerkat in September. The meerkat was stolen from Perth Zoo on 20 September. Beverley Police recovered the animal with public assistance. The 31-year-old woman has been charged with unlawful possession of stolen property. She is the third person to be charged over the…

Two Women charged over retail thefts

A series of retail thefts between the 19th and 8th of November have seen two women charged by Mandurah Detectives. The women allegedly removed large amounts of food from retail premises shelves, before quickly leaving the store. It will also be alleged that on accession one of the women would remove the property, while the…

Bookkeeper Charged With $3.5 million Theft From Northbridge Business

WA Police have charged a woman over the theft of $3 million while working at a Northbridge business over a number of years. The East Perth woman worked at the business between 2009 and 2017 as a bookkeeper who was responsible for banking. Major Fraud Squad investigations of the business’ records resulted in the discovery…

Man Wanted in Armadale Taxi Theft

Armadale Detectives are investigating a car jacking in which a taxi was stolen in Armadale overnight. A man approached a taxi at the taxi rank located a shopping centre on Commerce Avenue at around 12:30am this morning and asked to be taken to an address. Before the taxi departed, the man threatened the taxi driver…

Police Hunt Offenders Involved in Rockingham Gun Theft

WA Police are investigating the theft of guns from a licenced firearms dealer operating from their home in Rockingham. Offenders forced their way into the home overnight on Monday 20 August, accessing a gun safe and stole 11 rifles and two shotguns. Regional Investigations Unit Detectives are calling for public assistance to identify the offenders…

Police Hunt for Stolen Drill in Welshpool Theft

Police are calling for public help into the theft of a horizontal drill from Welshpool earlier this week. Offenders gained entry into the commercial property on Orrong Road at around 4:15am on Monday and stole the $165,000 drilling machine. It is believed the offenders placed the machine on a truck to move it from the…