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Teenager arrested after Clarkson chase


Liam Ducey Police have charged a 19-year-old man with driving and drug offences after an alleged car chase through Clarkson on Saturday afternoon.

Serco escapee climbed through bathroom ceiling


A 28-year-old prisoner who sparked a two-day manhunt after he escaped custody has appeared in a Perth court.

Merriwa driver blows six times over the limit

Liam Ducey A Merriwa man has passed out while being processed by police after allegedly recording a blood alcohol reading almost six times the legal limit.

Merriwa men charged over northern suburbs armed robberies


Liam Ducey Two Merriwa men have been charged over two armed robberies commited in the northern suburbs on Tuesday.

Second man charged over Burswood fake police robbery

Liam Ducey A second man has been charged over an incident in Burswood where two men allegedly impersonated police officers and robbed a man last month.

Perth woman charged after 'wired' money did not arrive

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Aleisha Orr A woman working at a Perth money transfer service is alleged to have stolen more than $110,000 of money that people had tried to send overseas.

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Early raids hit organised crime


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

Two P-plate cars impounded after 'racing 70km over limit'

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Robyn Preston Two cars have been impounded for a month after police caught the P-plate drivers racing at speeds more than 70 km/h over the limit, in Alexander Heights on Saturday.

Few fines for feline offenders as WA's cat count set to decrease

Cat owners predict a drop in domestic pet numbers.

Aleisha Orr Perth will likely see a noticeable reduction in the number of cats within the next 18 months as a result of cat laws that have now been in place for six months.

Edgewater man charged over six armed robberies

Liam Ducey An Edgewater man is scheduled to face Joondalup Magistrates Court on Wednesday after he was arrested for a string of armed robberies committed on Monday and Tuesday.

Four children in Mirrabooka crash scare

Adrian Beattie Four children had a lucky escape in the early hours of Saturday when the car they were in crashed and rolled.

Second prang for WA police in 24 hours

There have been three accidents involving police cars in 24 hours.

Liam Ducey A third police car has been involved in an accident less than 24 hours after a previous accident involving two other police cars.

Injured policeman Matt Butcher waits for civil action closure

Injured policeman Matt Butcher is still waiting for the civil action case against him to go to court.

Nicole Cox Maimed policeman Matt Butcher is still waiting for his day in court more than three years after controversial civil action was brought against him by the father of the man who hit him.

Motorcyclist dies after three-vehicle crash in Padbury


Liam Ducey A 66-year-old motorcyclist has died after he was involved in a crash with a panel van and a utility in Padbury on Tuesday.

Council investigates Lancelin balcony collapse after five injured


Nicole Cox The Shire of Gingin will investigate the horrifying balcony collapse of a Lancelin holiday home that left five people injured after plummeting 3m to the ground.

Vietnamese man escapes before boarding flight from Perth

Authorities are still trying to trace a Vietnamese man who escaped from guards as he was being deported.

Robyn Preston Serco are again to come under the spotlight during the Immigration Department's investigation into a Vietnamese escapee.

Immigration lead search for Vietnamese escapee

Immigration officials say the Vietnamese man  who fled from the departure area of Perth Airport is still on the run.

Department of Immigration officials have taken over the search for a Vietnamese man who escaped from Serco Guards at Perth Airport on Saturday morning.

Pubs come to aid of the thirsty World Cup fan

There will be some bleary eyed fans following Wolrd Cup because of the time difference.

Liam Ducey Guus Hiddink has a lot to answer for. For 28 long years, the FIFA World Cup did not feature prominently on Australia’s sporting calendar.

Puppies rescued as Craigie home destroyed by fire


Liam Ducey Two dogs and seven puppies saved from a fire that has destroyed a home on Glenside Crescent.

Child dies after Marangaroo car accident

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Liam Ducey A child has died after being hit by a car in Marangaroo on Friday morning.