Street Watch

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - STREET WATCH -

EAST VIC­TO­RIA PARK A CAMILLO man has been charged but his pas­sen­ger es­caped af­ter the man crashed a stolen Jaguar sedan into a power pole in East Vic­to­ria Park while al­legedly evad­ing po­lice on March 4. A Jaguar was al­legedly stolen from a home bur­gled in Brad­man Drive, But­ler, at 3pm and was seen by po­lice an hour later in Des­mond Place in River­vale. The 20-year-old driver failed to stop and evaded po­lice through River­vale, Lath­lain, Carlisle, Welsh­pool, Bent­ley, St James, Karawara, Kens­ing­ton, Vic­to­ria Park and East Vic­to­ria Park as the po­lice Air Wing fol­lowed above. The Jaguar lost a rear tyre but the driver kept go­ing un­til crash­ing into a power pole and an oc­cu­pied ve­hi­cle on Shep­per­ton Road in East Vic­to­ria Park. The driver of the hit ve­hi­cle was un­harmed. The Jaguar’s driver at­tempted to flee on foot but was caught and ar­rested. His un­known pas­sen­ger man­aged to es­cape. The man ap­peared in Perth Mag­is­trates Court on Sun­day, March 5, charged with ag­gra­vated bur­glary, steal­ing, steal­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle and driving reck­lessly, reck­less driving to es­cape pur­suit by po­lice, fail­ing to com­ply with a di­rec­tion to stop, no au­thor­ity to drive (never held a li­cence) and fail­ing to stop for prop­erty dam­age. In­quires will con­tinue to iden­tify and lo­cate the pas­sen­ger. BURSWOOD RE­GIONAL In­ves­ti­ga­tions Unit de­tec­tives ex­e­cuted a search war­rant on March 3 at a home on The Cir­cus in Burswood. With the as­sis­tance of the Tac­ti­cal Re­sponse Group and Ca­nine Sec­tion, po­lice found sev­eral firearms, am­mu­ni­tion, pro­hib­ited drugs and para­pher­na­lia. A 39-year-old man from the ad­dress was charged with three counts of ag­gra­vated pos­ses­sion of firearms, two counts of pos­sess­ing un­li­censed am­mu­ni­tion and one count of pos­sess­ing a pro­hib­ited drug. He ap­peared in Perth Mag­is­trates Court on March 4, where he was re­manded in cus­tody un­til his next hear­ing on March 17.

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