THE MESSAGE IS NOT GETTING THROUGH
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.