Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Street Watch -

A HOUSE was bro­ken in to in Corn­wall Street in the early hours of last Thurs­day. A Holden States­man sedan was stolen af­ter thieves gained en­try into the house via an un­locked door. Po­lice re­ceived in­for­ma­tion about the stolen ve­hi­cle via the 131 444 num­ber and the ve­hi­cle was later found and a man was taken into cus­tody. He has been charged with ag­gra­vated bur­glary and steal­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle. The in­ci­dent has prompted po­lice to warn lo­cal res­i­dents to make sure doors and win­dows are locked, par­tic­u­larly in the warmer weather as peo­ple tend to leave them open to let the cool evening breeze in. Po­lice across the metropoli­tan area are re­ceiv­ing many re­ports of thieves gain­ing en­try to homes via un­locked doors and win­dows.

VIC­TO­RIA PARK IN the early hours of Tues­day, March 10, oc­cu­pants of a dwelling KENS­ING­TON Po­lice are con­cerned about a rise in the num­ber of thefts from mo­tor ve­hi­cles on South Perth fore­shore. Nearly all the thefts in the early evening were due to many peo­ple at­tend­ing Fi­esta events and leav­ing valu­ables in plain sight. In one evening last week, five cars were bro­ken in to in the space of a few hours be­tween the boat shed up to McCal­lum Park in East Vic­to­ria Park. Po­lice are again warn­ing the public to be vig­i­lant in re­mov­ing valu­able items from cars be­fore they leave them unat­tended. Items re­ported stolen in­clude mo­bile phones, ipads, ipods and com­puter equip­ment, satel­lite nav­i­ga­tion (or GPS) de­vices, wal­lets, purses and other items. It is dis­ap­point­ing that the mes­sage to se­cure items or re­move them from ve­hi­cles is not get­ting through. – Kens­ing­ton Se­nior Sergeant Ash­ley Goy.

in Bas­ing­hall Street, East Vic­to­ria Park dis­turbed an in­truder. The bur­glar es­caped on foot and is de­scribed as a dark-skinned male.

IN the early hours of March 11 a house was bro­ken in to in Star Street, Carlisle. A wal­let was stolen and credit cards were used in fraud­u­lent trans­ac­tions

IN the early evening of March 9, po­lice re­sponded to an alarm at a house in Banksia Ter­race. When po­lice at­tended the house, they found a man try­ing to get out of the house. A 45-year-old man from Geographe has been charged with bur­glary, steal­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle and an­other charge re­lat­ing to drug para­pher­na­lia. The man will ap­pear in Perth Mag­is­trates Court in April. three women and a man en­tered a restau­rant in Como. All four or­dered a meal and bev­er­age and each be­gan eat­ing their meals and con­sum­ing the drinks. Af­ter eat­ing three-quar­ters of their meals, they be­came ag­gres­sive to­wards staff and left the restau­rant with­out pay­ing. Po­lice have re­leased a CCTV im­age of a cou­ple (above, right) who they be­lieve can as­sist them with their in­quiries. The woman is de­scribed as light skinned with a medium/solid build. She looked 30-35 years of age with blonde hair with dark eye- brows. She was wear­ing a black evening dress. The man is de­scribed as light skinned with a medium/solid build. He looked about 30-35 years of age and had short brown hair. He was wear­ing a blue striped polo shirt. If you know the iden­tity of th­ese peo­ple or have any in­for­ma­tion about this of­fence make a re­port on­line or call Crime Stop­pers on 1800 333 000. Quote ref­er­ence num­ber 7581.

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