Street Watch

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Street Watch -

1 CARLISLE A BAG was left on a bus in Carlisle and a credit card in­side was used in Bayswa­ter. On Wed­nes­day May 27, about mid­day, a women’s hand­bag was ac­ci­den­tally left on a bus on route num­ber 99 in Carlisle. In­side the bag were nu­mer­ous prop­erty items in­clud­ing a credit card. Within 20 min­utes, the card was used fraud­u­lently in Bayswa­ter to buy goods at sev­eral stores in the Bayswa­ter area. Po­lice have re­leased a CCTV im­age of a woman who they be­lieve can as­sist them with their in­quiries. The woman is de­scribed as dark skinned, long dark hair in a bun, about 20-30 years of age, solid build and wear­ing a black sweat­shirt with "FILA" across the front and black knee-length shorts. If you know the iden­tity of this per­son or have any in­for­ma­tion about this of­fence make a re­port online or call Crime Stop­pers on 1800 333 000, where all calls are strictly con­fi­den­tial, and re­wards are of­fered. Please quote Ref­er­ence Num­ber 7758.

2 ST JAMES PO­LICE stopped a ve­hi­cle in Ber­wick St, St James on Thurs­day, July 9 and spoke to a man and a woman. A search of the ve­hi­cle and the driver and pas­sen­ger re­sult in po­lice seiz­ing a quan­tity of metham­phetamine and a large amount of al­legedly stolen mail. The mail was al­legedly stolen from homes and busi­nesses in the West Perth and Crawley ar­eas. The male driver has been charged with no au­thor­ity to drive, pos­ses­sion of a pro­hib­ited drug and steal­ing and re­ceiv­ing. A fe­male pas­sen­ger has also been charged with pos­sess­ing a pro­hib­ited drug.

3 COMO PO­LICE ques­tioned the driver of a car which was parked on Man­ning Road and Hay St in Como. Af­ter speak­ing to the driver they found 210 grams of cannabis and $350. Po­lice searched the man’s house and found more cannabis. The man has been charged with in­tent to sup­ply and sell a pro­hib­ited

4 EAST VIC­TO­RIA PARK THE East Vic­to­ria Park polic­ing team con­ducted an op­er­a­tion at the Park Shop­ping Cen­tre in East Vic­to­ria Park last week and charged five peo­ple with steal­ing from su­per­mar­kets. One man was charged with as­sault and in­tent to ob­struct and re­sist po­lice and another per­son has been charged with pos­sess­ing a pro­hib­ited drug. The team pa­trolled the shop­ping cen­tre last week af­ter re­ports of steal­ing, sus­pi­cious and anti-so­cial be­hav­iour. Kens­ing­ton Po­lice will con­tinue to tar­get ma­jor shop­ping cen­tres to com­bat crime in com­ing months.

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