Police seeking dash cam footage after hatchback hot pursuit

Police are calling for the public to assist them with their enquiries after a high speed chase involving a blue Mazda hatchback through the suburbs south of Perth. When police activated their lights and sirens to stop the car around noon on Shenton Avenue in Joondalup, the vehicle performed a u-turn and accelerated onto the…

WA man and woman breach travel ban for drugs, guns crimes

A man and a woman have been accused of drugs and firearms offences, after they were caught evading WA’s coronavirus travel checkpoints Bunbury Detectives arrested the two people as part of an operation targeting criminal activity in their district relating to drug distribution, money laundering, fraud and breaching COVID-19 travel restrictions. Detectives pulled over their…

Ex WA cop charged with 108 sexual offences

Picture: WA Police press conference with acting Inspector Simone Van Der Sluys  A former WA Police officer has been charged with 108 sexual offences in a series of crimes dating back to 2010. WA Sex Assault Squad detectives laid the charges on the 50-year-old Kelmscott man, following an extensive investigation into allegations of predatory sexual…

Belmont arsonist charged over Ascot fires

A Belmont man has been charged after lighting a number of fires in Ascot on Australia Day. Strike Force Vulcan detectives allege the 36-year-old man was walking along the footpath on Grandstand Road in Ascot at around 3pm when he set fire to a small tree on the verge close to homes on the road.…

Police officer arrested for shooting death of Joyce Clarke

A police officer has been arrested in relation to the shooting death of Indigenous woman Joyce Clarke in September last year. Major Crime Detectives arrested the officer in Geraldton this morning but charges have yet to be laid. Ms Clarke, a 29-year-old mother of one, was shot in the stomach on September 17 on a…

Stirling Station high school bashing leaves man in intensive care.

A man is in hospital in a critical condition today after a group of six teenagers in school uniforms attacked him at Stirling train station yesterday afternoon. The victim is believed to be in his late teens or early twenties and is currently in the intensive care for serious head injuries at Royal Perth Hospital.…

Proceeds of crime to boost community programs

Proceeds from criminal activity will be injected into WA’s in an effort to support its community. The McGowan Government has made open grants to support projects that prevent or reduce drug crime and abuse, support crime victims or aid law enforcement. As part of the State Government’s Criminal Property Confiscation Grants Program, local governments and…

Operation Heatshield To Target Crimes In Shopping Precinct

Everyone stays out longer when it’s warmer- even thieves. Operation Heatsheild put more police than ever into Perth CBD, and officers say it’s working. Laurie Logan’s Forrest Chase souvenirs store usually has items shoplifted at least once every day. Attempts to stop thieves have even turned dangerous, with one staff member being threatened with a…

Armed Robbery dampens Australia Day for liquor store

At 10:50 on Australia day morning, a man walked into a Lefroy Road liquor store in Beaconsfeild holding something that looked like a rifle. Police say he stole a bottle of alcohol before fleeing the area in a Subaru sedan. Less than 2 hours later, detectives received a call notifying them that a car that…