TRADIES TARGETED BY THIEVES
THERE has been a recent spike in power tools stolen from tradies on the job. Tradies need to keep and eye out and make sure they don't leave expensive tools in the back trays of work vans and utes. We recently had an incident where a leaf blower and two h
POLICE uncovered an Aladdin’s Cave of stolen property after investigating a vehicle break in. On Monday, August 15, a 36-year-old woman from Atwell is alleged to have broken in to a car in Salter Point where she stole a number of items. Acting on leads, Murdoch Police identified and arrested her on suspicion of stealing. Police searched her home where they recovered laptops, tablets, mobile phones, power tools, hand tools and other electrical items. A small quantity of drugs was also seized. The woman was charged with multiple offences. Investigating officer Constable Andrew Mills said Murdoch Police were intent on disrupting criminal activities across the district. “It is important that victims of crime record their property details accurately as this allows us to identify the rightful owners in investigations such as these,” he said.
POLICE are looking for a vehicle that was stolen at a carpark on Rowe Avenue in Rivervale about 12.45am on July 31. The victim parked his vehicle, a black Range Rover with registration COLATERAL, in the carpark and then turned the vehicle off and got out. As he stepped out a man approached him and punched him in the face before demanding the keys to the car, which were handed over and the man got in and drove away. Police are asking the public for information as to the whereabouts of the vehicle. It is described as a black station sedan 2008 Land Rover. If you know the identity of this person or have any information about this offence make a report online at crimestopperswa.com.au or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, where all calls are strictly confidential, and rewards are offered. Quote Reference Number 8216.
A 44-YEAR-OLD Rivervale man was accused by Kensington Detectives of attempting to sexually assault a woman on August 17. He allegedly entered three houses – on Surrey Road, Gladstone Road and St Kilda Road in Rivervale – between 9.45pm and 10.25pm and stole items before trying to sexually assault the woman. Among the charges are two counts of attempted aggravated sexual penetration without consent, two counts of aggravated burglary and one count of assaulting occasioning bodily harm. Police want to hear of any sightings of the man who was wearing a black CAT jacket with a yellow collar, which police are yet to find.