Fallen troops acknowledged in Anzac Day dawn service commemorations

Anzac heroes have been recognised and honoured as tens of thousands descended on Kings Park to commemorate Anzac Day at the dawn service. Current and former service people, joined men, women and children at the State War Memorial to acknowledge ANZAC soldiers who had fallen in battle, remembering the arrival of Australians on Gallipoli on…

Jandakot man charged over damage to eight ATMs

WA Police have charged a Jandakot man after vandalising a number of ATMs throughout Perth during April. Regional Investigations Unit officers allege that the 40-year-old man damaged eight machines in a number of suburbs including South Perth, Subiaco, Riverton, Atwell, Morley and Bull Creek. It will be further alleged that the man tried to forcibly…

Man hospitalised after hit by arrow in Lockridge

A man has been injured after being hit by an arrow in Lockridge, forcing a police shutdown of the street. At around 9:40pm on Tuesday, the 31-year-old man was riding on bicycle west along Sturtridge Road in the suburb when he was struck in his right thigh by the arrow. He sought help from a…

New energy meters to deliver efficiency, safety and savings to WA consumers

New electricity meters on WA’s South West Interconnected System (SWIS) will create a more efficient power network, the State Government has revealed. The government will support the deployment of advanced metering infrastructure for the network, which is designed to unlock future benefits and savings for customers. “Advanced metering technology empowers customers and gives them a…

West Beach man charged over Esperance cold case rape

A cold case investigation into an alleged sexual assault in Esperance has resulted in police charging a man following the case being reopened. Cold Case Serious Crime Squad detectives have charged a 42-year-old West Beach man on 17 April with aggravated sexual penetration without consent and deprivation of liberty over the case that occurred in…

Police call for assistance over Pinjarra car-motorcycle crash

WA Police are calling for witnesses to a serious collision near Pinjarra this week. At around 2:00pm on Monday, a silver Hyundai I30 hatchback and a black Kawasaki motorcycle were travelling north on South Western Highway, between Pinjarra and North Dandalup. The Hyundai made a U-turn in front of the motorcycle, causing a collision. The…

Gosnells man charged in home shooting

Police have charged a Gosnells man over shots fired at a home this week. Armadale Police allege that the 36-year-old man visited the home in Rainbow Court at around 9:30pm on Monday and fired numerous shots, causing damage to the front of a house and car parked in the driveway. It will also be alleged…

Armadale woman charged over car tyre slashings

An Armadale woman has been charged after slashing the tyres of cars in Armadale. Armadale Police will allege that the woman damaged 30 cars parked in the Armadale CBD and associated shopping centres over a 10 day period this month. Police arrested the 42-year-old woman at an Armadale shopping centre “with the assistance of information…