OPEN GARAGE INVITE TO WINDOW SHOP
Crooks love to window shop, and one of the ways people help them is by leaving their garage doors open unnecessarily, giving them the opportunity to see what is inside worth stealing. Sometimes it is highperformance cars, others it’s an off-road motorcycl
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A KARRINYUP woman (19) allegedly had 8g of methamphetamine when she was arrested at a Carr Street home about 10.45pm on May 10. Senior Sergeant Julie Foley said police were called to the house after reports of a man and an agitated woman arguing. It will be alleged the drugs were in a small plastic bag in the woman’s handbag. She was charged with possessing methamphetamine to sell or supply, and was bailed to appear at Perth Magistrates Court on May 25.
IT is alleged a Wembley man (24) had drugs in his car when he was reported looking over homes’ fences in Bishop Street about 7am on May 9. Senior Sergeant Julie Foley said a resident saw the man, and reported his suspicious activity to police, who immediately went to the street. It will be alleged amounts of cannabis, methamphetamine and smoking implements were in the man’s car parked nearby. He was charged with possessing the dugs and the implements, before he was bailed to appear in court at a later date.
IT is alleged the employee of a household removalist took a customer’s wallet and committed fraud with its credit cards after the theft at an Osborne Parade house between 9am and 11am on May 17. “It will be alleged the removalist saw the wallet and placed it in his back pocket,” Senior Sergeant Tony Booker said. Credit cards from the wallet were used to make three purchases totalling about $280 in southern suburbs stores, including BP Kwinana and a Woolworths supermarket. A Spearwood man (33) was charged with stealing and fraud, and he will be summonsed to appear at Perth Magistrates Court on June 10.
A BIKE thief may be operating at the University of WA. “It’s a possibility it may be the same offender,” Senior Sergeant Julie Foley said. At least five bikes were taken from the university’s campus between May 5 and May 11. Sgt Foley said it was recommended bike owners obtain D-locks, comprising a semi-circular metal loop that fits into toughened metal bar, to secure their property.
THIEVES targeted adjacent offices of a speech pathologist and an optometrist in Hampton Road early on May 10. Senior Sergeant Julie Foley said rear doors at each office were forced and their locks were broken. The stolen items included sunglasses and cash, and a full inventory of what else may have been taken is being conducted.