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Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Street Watch -

ABOUT 4.50pm on Satur­day, May 23, Traf­fic En­force­ment Group of­fi­cers stopped a man driv­ing west along Great Eastern High­way in Burswood for us­ing his mo­bile phone. Of­fi­cers stopped the car and while speak­ing to the driver about the traf­fic in­fringe­ment they saw the driver was hold­ing a knife. The driver was ar­rested and a search of the ve­hi­cle lo­cated a ma­chete in the driver’s door, two knives and drug para­pher­na­lia. A 43-year-old Cal­ista man has been charged with use of a mo­bile phone while driv­ing, ob­struct­ing po­lice and pos­sess­ing con­trolled weapons. He is due to ap­pear in the Perth Mag­is­trates Court on June 19.

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