WA Police Issue Stern Warning Over A Laser Pointing Incident

A 28 year old man has been arrested this morning after a laser light was pointed at a Police Helicopter in Huntingdale. At around 12:50AM on the 24th, January, 2020, a police helicopter was struck by a laser light during its flight over the Huntingdale area. Police were deployed to the area following the incident,…

Bikie charged over beachfront coward’s punch.

Mirabooka dectectives have pressed charges against a member of the Coffin Cheaters bikie gang for a coward’s punch attack on the Sunday before Christmas last year. The victim was attacked from behind when he was walking along Scarborough Beach Front at 8:15PM on Sunday the 22nd of December. The 44-year-old man was rushed to Royal…

WA Police truck stop lands 31kg drug haul

WA Police have seized more than 30kg of illicit drugs from the cabin of a truck, in what it says is a “significant disruption” to an established criminal network. Police stopped a Kenworth truck on Great Eastern Highway in The Lakes on Christmas Eve last year, finding an alleged 19kgs of Methylamphetamine, 10kgs of MDMA…

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.…

Driver, passenger charged in Maddington stolen vehicle pursuit

WA Police have charged two people after attempting to evade police in a stolen vehicle in Maddington. The two people, a 31-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man from Northam stole the vehicle, a silver Toyota Tarago, from a home in Sawyers Valley during a burglary between 1:30am and 4:00am yesterday. Police spotted the stolen vehicle…

Masked North Perth home invaders flee in stolen BMW

Just after sun rise yesterday, residents of a home on Redfern Street in North Perth were subjected to a terrifying ordeal when their morning was shattered by a threatening home invasion. Gloved  and masked men came into their home wearing full length dark clothing and demanding money. Police say they threatened the inhabitants and may…

Former Western Power worker charged with corruption in the utility

WA Police have charged a former Western Power employee of corruption activity within the utility. Financial Crimes Squad detectives began investigations after Western Power identified serious concerns over management of a tender/contract process involving work carried out on its fleet of vehicles between August 2018 and November 2019. The concerns were reported to authorities. Detectives…

McGowan Government escalates Mandurah murder case with reward

WA Police is calling for help to solve a 39-year-old cold murder case, with the McGowan Government offering a reward for public assistance. The government has offered $250,000 for information which leads to the apprehension and conviction of those responsible for the death of Annette Caroline Deverell in Mandurah. Local Government Minister David Templeman had…

Police officers receive apology for medical retirement

WA’s medically retired police officers have been acknowledged with an honourable discharge for their service. The McGowan Government has made an historic apology to former WA Police officers removed from the force under a “loss of confidence” provision because of a work-related illness or injury. Police Minister Michelle Roberts offered the apology as 299 former…

Detectives hunt shooter after Landsdale home targeted for second time

WA Police are investigating a second shooting in Landsdale that targeted a home in the suburb. Police said the shooting happened at about 4:30am on Dorneywood Way on Wednesday morning, when the rider of a motorcycle discharged a .22 calibre firearm firing “roughly seven to 13 shots”, hitting the back of a vehicle. The motorcycle…