Car attack incident under investigation

Major Fraud Squad Detectives are asking for public assistance in relation to an incident that occurred in Rivervale and Burswood on the 1st of December last year. Around 7pm, a black Toyota prado pulled up next to a white Mazda sedan parked on Brighton Road in which two men were seated. Four males inside the prado wore…

NSW Man Charged After Meth, Cocaine Hidden in Car Seized in Perth

A NSW man will face court after WA Police seized around 6kg of drugs hidden in a vehicle. Police arrested the man from Punchbowl after finding the drugs during a traffic stop including 3.98kg of methamphetamine and 2kg of cocaine. Organised Crime Squad detectives will allege that on 14 January, a Toyota Rav 4 was…

29 year old man missing around Butler area

Police are seeking the whereabouts of a missing 29 year old man, Brock Hewitt, who was last seen leaving an address in Butler around 4pm on Monday 7 January 2019. Mr Hewitt is described as being light skinned, of a slim build, 175cm tall, with short dark hair and ‘Hewitt’ tattooed on his left arm. He…

Rivervale Man Charged in Edged Weapon Attack

A man has been charged after wounding another man in Rivervale overnight. WA Police alleged that around 8:30pm, the Rivervale man became involved in an altercation with a 20-year-old man in Nannine Place. It was alleged the 36-year-old man was armed with an edged weapon, resulting in injuries to the victim. He was taken to…

Man charged with child exploitation offences

As a result of an ongoing inquiry, a 40 year old man will appear before the Rockingham Magistrates Court today, facing child exploitation offences. Police executed a search warrant on a residence in the Mandurah District, and it will be alleged that child exploitation material, drug items, ammunition, prohibited weapons, a bulletproof vest, and various…

Rebels Gang Members Arrested and Charged Following South West Raids

WA Police have arrested and charged 16 people following search warrants on premises in WA South West, as part of efforts targeting activities of the Rebels motorcycle gang. Gang Squad detectives, Busselton detectives and Australind Police executed 13 warrants on 17 and 18 December. During the searches, police located and seized over $174,000 in cash,…

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…

Firebugs Continue to be Targeted Despite DFES Youth Fire Deterrent Success

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) has claimed that deliberately lit fires during summer by Western Australians remain a serious issue, despite successfully deterring young people from deliberately lighting fires. DFES said that it’s Juvenile and Family Fire Alert (JAFFA) program had been effective in preventing juveniles from becoming repeat firebugs, but concerns…

Man charged over child indecent assault

During an incident involving a young child in Butler yesterday at around 8:30am, a man approached a girl under the age of 10 years old, near the intersection of Lukin Drive and Connolly Drive. A member of the public was concerned in relation to the way in which the man was touching the child and…