Crime

Police searching for Kwinana Bus Station vandals

Liam Ducey Police are looking for two men that smashed the glass panel of a bus shelter at Kwinana Bus Station earlier this month.

Earthmoving equipment stolen from Gidgegannup property

Liam Ducey Earthmoving equipment to the value of $40,000 has been stolen from a property in Gidgegannup.

Railway explosives stolen from Parmelia

A major challenge for commuters:

Aleisha Orr Police are investigating the theft of 54 railway detonators from a vehicle parked in the southern Perth suburb of Parmelia overnight on Monday.

Camillo boys charged over Sunday tomahawk crime spree

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Liam Ducey Two boys from Camillo have been charged over an alleged crime spree in Carlisle and East Victoria Park on Sunday

"Entertainment crime stoppers" hotline needed: former radio host

Rolf Harris verdicts have highlighted the need for a special hotline for entertainers so people can report lewd and abusive behaviour.

Nicole Cox Former Perth radio personality Paul Redman says Australia needs to establish an 'entertainment crime stoppers' hotline so women can anonymously report sexual harassment without the fear it will...

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Early raids hit organised crime

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Adrian Beattie Investigators targetting organised crime mounted a series of raids in Perth's north in the early hours of Saturday morning.

12 charged after dawn raids on organised crime network in WA

Police gather in preparation for a raid on Saturday morning.

Liam Ducey Six people will appear in court, two in Melbourne and four in Perth, after WA police led a massive operation against organised crime with a series of early morning raids on Saturday.

Resident says dawn organised crime raids 'no surprise'

Police carrying out the raid on the Perth property.

Liam Ducey A resident of Carabooda has said that a series of pre-dawn raids by WA Police, Australian Federal Police and Australian Customs and Border Protection Service targetting a massive organised crime...

Child sex abuse not seen as a crime, inquiry told

Christian Brothers who were accused of sexual abuse were still allowed to work with children by being sent to day schools where there would be 'less opportunity' to offend.

The Christian Brothers regarded the physical and sexual abuse of children as abhorrent and a moral failing but not a criminal offence, a royal commission has been told.

Kiara assault leaves supermarket worker requiring eye surgery

Liam Ducey Police are searching for witnesses of an assault outside a Kiara shopping centre that left a man with a serious eye injury that required emergency surgery.

Caltex Broome staff threatened with spear gun during robbery

Liam Ducey A spear gun was used to threaten staff of a service station in Broome during a robbery on Monday night.

Perth war crime accused evades extradition

The High Court has upheld a decision to prevent accused war criminal Charles Zentai from being extradited to Hungary.

Driver dies in Canning Vale light pole accident

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Liam Ducey A driver died after hitting a light pole in Canning Vale on Monday morning.

Ocean Reef man charged over alleged Murray Street club assault

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Liam Ducey A 26-year-old Ocean Reef man has been charged over an alleged assault outside a Perth nightclub on Sunday morning that left a man in hospital with serious head injuries.

Kalgoorlie house fire death 'not suspicious'

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Liam Ducey The death of a 61-year-old woman in a house fire in the Kalgoorlie suburb of Mullingar is not being treated as suspicious.

Escapee on the run from Acacia Prison caught

Brett Klimczak, who escaped Acacia Prison, briefly took WA's tally of fugitive prisoners to six.

Liam Ducey A 31-year-old man who hotwired a police officer's car to escape Wooroloo Prison Camp in 2011 has again escaped prison.

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Arson Squad investigate Bayswater fire as suspect released without charge

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Liam Ducey A 29-year-old woman was arrested but released without charge following a house fire in Bayswater on Saturday night.

Raft of charges for driver after chase through West Swan

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Liam Ducey Police have charged one man with a raft of driving and robbery charges and are searching for a woman after a high-speed chase through West Swan on Wednesday afternoon that allegedly saw a Suburu...

Margaret River rebel act leads to injuries for Harley passenger

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Liam Ducey Revving a Harley Davidson motorcycle in front of the Margaret River Police Station has led to a man being airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

President, vice president of Rockingham Rebels on assault charges

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Liam Ducey Three members of the Rockingham chapter of the Rebels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, including the president and vice president, have been charged over an alleged assault.