At about 10pm on July 29, a Honda Hatchback travelling on Hardey Road in Cloverdale left the road and hit the front bedroom of a house. There was a resident home at the time but they were not injured. Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended the address and State Emergency Service volunteers made the house safe for the vehicle to be removed. The driver of the vehicle, a 27year-old man, was taken to Royal Perth Hospital with minor injuries. He was issued an immediate disqualification notice and summonsed to court for driving under the influence.
On Friday July 31, an electrical contractor conducting work in the public bathroom facility at the Belmont Forum shopping centre found a concealed recording device. The device was disguised as a smoke detector and attached to the ceiling of the toilet block. The contractor reported it to WA Police who seized the device and conducted a forensic examination of the bathroom area. Kensington Detectives conducted an investigation into the matter and arrested a 51-year-old man from Queens Park on August 4. He has been charged with unlawfully installing an optical surveillance device. Police encourage the community to continue reporting any suspicious behaviour on 131444 or via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
A 46-year-old South Perth man has been arrested after he allegedly entered houses in Dyson and Bourke streets, Kensington. Both houses were occupied at the time and the man was confronted by members of the households after being seen to be allegedly breaking in to their houses. Police attended the scene a short time later after receiving calls from residents. The man has been charged with ag- gravated burglary, was refused bail and remanded to appear in Perth
Magistrates Court on August 14. 4 VICTORIA PARK
A car believed to be stolen was pulled over by Kensington Police on Friday, July 31. Police spoke with a 38-year-old woman, who was driving the car at the time and she was later arrested on suspicion of stealing a car. Police executed a search warrant at her Victoria Park home address where they allegedly located stolen tools estimated at about $15,000. The woman has been charged with stealing of a motor vehicle and receiving of stolen property. Some stolen property is still outstanding. Anyone with any further information about this matter is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. The woman will appear in Perth Magistrates Court in September.