Burswood robbery needs public help

By Vesh Arumugam Perth Detectives are seeking information regarding a robbery that occurred on Friday, 12 April 2019 in the grounds of a hotel and entertainment complex in Burswood. Just after 4am, a woman in her 30s was walking to her vehicle located in the car park when a Hyundai Elantra drove past her slowly…

Operation ACTUM 2019 out on the streets of WA

By Vesh Arumugam  In a new initiative by WA Police, the Operation Actum 2019 has been an efficient act to reduce and curb offenses relating to drug in WA. More than 150 people have been charged with over 450 offenses as part of this operation. Detectives from the Serious and Organised Crime Division coordinated the…

Man charged in Kelmscott pen gun police lockdown

A Kelmscott man has been arrested and charged after firing a pen gun at a home that resulted in a massive police response earlier this month. Armadale Detectives will allege that the man discharged the homemade gun at the residence in Slee Avenue at around 12:40pm on 11 April. It will also be alleged that…

Fire guts Wangara businesses in suspected arson attack

Two businesses have been gutted by a fire in Wangara overnight. It is alleged the blaze began around 3:50am on Thursday after a car was driven into a lunch bar early on Lumsden Road. The lunch bar and neighbouring computer repair shop were destroyed in the fire. WA Police Arson Squad Detective Sergeant Chris de…

Police officer to remain uncharged over Beechboro home shooting

A WA Police officer will not be charged after he fatally shot an unarmed man in a Beechboro home last year. Police Commissioner Chris Dawson said following an internal investigation, the officer who fired his gun was forced to make “a split-second decision” when he shot and killed Ly Tong while attending the home during…

Vegan activists charged for taking protests too far

As vegan activism get out of hand around the country, many farmers feel defenceless on their own properties against their vicious protests. After trespassing onto a farmer’s property, and then stealing live stock, six people have been charged in relation taking their protests a step too far. It will be alleged that the offences occurred…

Cyclists copping more fines than motorists on our roads

New figures from State Parliament detailed the number of cyclists being handed $50 infringements for failing to wear a helmet last year. The data revealed 746 cyclists received a fine. It also revealed only 10 infringements were issued to WA drivers who failed to comply with the one metre passing rule, in which the penalty…

Second violent incident hits Cockburn Shopping Centre

Cockburn residents have been gripped by fear a second time, following another rampage at the Cockburn Gateway Shopping Centre. Police allege that on Wednesday afternoon, a 19-year-old man began acting in a disorderly fashion after being asked to leave a clothing store. He was joined by three girls who became verbally aggressive to people around…

Two people injured in Southern Cross car roll-over

Two people have been injured after a car rolled over between Southern Cross and Marvel Loch. The crash happened at around 3:30am near the intersection of Glendower Road and Marvel Loch Road east of Perth. One person has been taken to Southern Cross Hospital with non life-threatening injuries, while the condition of the second person…

Midvale man charged following northern suburbs police chase

A Midvale man has been charged after attempting to evade police during a chase in Perth’s northern suburbs. Officers from the Regional Operations Group were patrolling in Balga at approximately 2:45pm when they attempted to stop a Mitsubishi Lancer on Ravenswood Drive. Police allege the driver failed to stop and attempted to evade police through…