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…

Man charged after indecently assaulting teenager in Embleton

A Spencer Park man has been charged following an assault on a 13-year-old boy in Embleton last week. Child Abuse Squad detectives allege that the 56-year-old man assaulted the boy on Wednesday, in the ablution block of a leisure complex in the suburb. He was arrested at the scene. The man has been charged with…

Wanneroo man charged in fatal Wembley crash

A man has been killed in a car crash in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday in Wembley. Major Crash Investigation Section officers allege the 63-year-old victim was in a silver Holden Astra travelling north on Harbourne Street at around 2:40am, when it was struck by a grey Holden Astra travelling west on…

Man hospitalised in Mandurah nightclub fight

A man has been injured in a fight outside a nightclub in Mandurah on the weekend. At about 2:30am on Sunday morning, a physical altercation occurred between a 21-year-old man and 20-year-old man outside the club on Smart Street. The altercation escalated between the men, with the 21-year-old receiving a laceration to the side of…

Man and woman face charges in police home burglary operation

Two people will face 40 charges following a police operation targeting volume crime after a police chase in Perth suburbs. The arrests of a 40-year-old man and 27-year-old woman are part of an operation, actively targeting individuals and syndicates involved in home burglaries and vehicle thefts. Rockingham Detectives sighted a stolen Toyota Camry in a…

Man charged with murder in Stake Hill shooting

A man has been charged with murder following a shooting death of an elderly man in Stake Hill, in Perth’s south. WA Police Tactical Response Group were called to the property on Stock Road at about 5pm as police locked down a semi-rural property. Homicide Squad detectives began an investigation into the death. A 40-year-old…

Man charged over Highgate sexual assault

WA Police have charged a Highgate man over an alleged sexual assault in May last year. The man and the victim, who was in her 40s met through a social media dating platform in 2017 and she visited the man at his home one night in May a year later. Sex Assault Squad Detectives will…

Innaloo man fined for selling cars without licence

A Perth man has been fined $5,000 after selling a series of cars without a motor vehicle dealer’s licence. 32-year-old Innaloo man Rainer Puhmas was fined by the Perth Magistrates Court after Consumer Protection brought the case against him, after pleading guilty during the May 3 hearing. Mr Puhmas bought 17 cars and sold 16…