Woman charged with stealing funds from elderly man

WA Police have charged a woman after she stole from an elderly man in his 80s. Perth Detectives alleged that the 41-year-old woman, who was a close friend of the victim, used his credit and debit cards to withdraw money on many occasions in Perth’s northern suburbs between December 2018 and October 2019. She had…

Five people arrested in Leederville knife-point car robbery

Five people have been arrested after a car was stolen at knife-point in Leederville. Perth Detectives say the group had threatened the male owner of the Mercedes with the knife before they stole the car at around 11pm last night. It is alleged that three people were approached by the group on Oxford Street, becoming…

WA Man charged with possessing, distributing child abuse material

WA Police have charged a man over distributing child abuse material online. The Western Australia Joint Anti Exploitation Team (WA JACET) allege the 29-year-old man was in possession of the material and distributed it between January and February 2020. Investigators found the man in East Perth and searched his current accommodation, where it is alleged…

Mount Lawley woman charged over car theft

WA Police have charged a Mount Lawley woman following a vehicle theft and police chase throughout Perth. The vehicle, a Holden Commodore, was stolen from Clifton Street in Mount Lawley on 31 January. Police spotted the vehicle just before 9:30pm on 3 February. Police saw the Commodore while driving behind it along the Kwinana Freeway…

Handyman charged over alleged historic child sexual abuse

A handyman has been arrested for historic child sexual abuse in incidents dating back more than 15 years. Child Abuse Squad detectives have charged the 44-year-old man as a result of an investigation, where it is alleged the man sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl in the Carlisle and Kewdale areas between January and December 2004.…

Armadale man charged for Thornlie crash, Banjup speeding

WA Police have charged an Armadale man for a number of traffic offences occurring midway through last week. It is alleged that at around 2:15pm on 16 October, the first incident occurred when he intentionally mounted the curb while driving a white Ford Courier Utility in a north westerly direction on Discovery Drive in Thornlie.…

Driver in Kwinana Freeway car roll over charged

A male driver of a car that rolled over on Kwinana Freeway in Stake Hill on Wednesday morning has been charged with offences related to the crash. The crash happened at around 6:20am on the freeway near Lakes Road, resulting in southbound lanes of the freeway closed at the exit while WA Police investigated the…

Perth ride-share driver charged with sex assault

A rideshare service driver in WA has been charged after indecently assaulting a woman aged in her 20s. Police said that the woman used the 51-year-old driver on Saturday night in Perth when the crimes occurred. They said she entered into the front passenger seat of the car because the man told her that the…

Four people arrested following Stratton car theft

Four people have been charged following a car jacking in Stratton earlier this month. Police allege that at approximately 8:20pm on Saturday 10 August, a woman was seated in the front seat of a Ford Falcon sedan that was parked at a shopping centre on Farrell Road. Two men entered the vehicle and instructed the…

Man charged over threats with firearm

Following incidents in Bentley yesterday afternoon, Cannington Detectives have charged a man over allegedly entering a retail outlet on Albany Highway and threatening staff with a firearm. It will further be alleged that he left the store on foot before entering a nearby petrol station where he threatened a customer and demanded the keys to…