BUSINESSES URGED TO SECURE PREMISES
A COMO man (58) allegedly had a blood alcohol level four times above the limit when he was pulled over in his car in Herdsman Parade about 11am on July 27. “It will be alleged it was 0.223,” Senior Sergeant Julie Foley said. Police saw the man drive to the closed bottleshop at the nearby Herdsman Hotel, where he allegedly was going to buy more alcohol. The man was charged with drink driving, before he was bailed to appear at Perth Magistrates Court on August 26.
THIEVES took a 2005-model, grey Audi A6 from a Saunders Street home between 1.30pm and 2.30pm on July 23.
I ask the owners of commercial properties to review the security of side and rear accesses to their businesses. This follows at least four attempts to break into commercial properties in the area in the past week. People should especially look at methods that would stop people from prising open doors with tools. They may wish to consider fixing steel strips and the like. They should also consider installing multiple locking points and deadbolts, - Senior Sergeant Julie Foley
Senior Sergeant Tony Booker said the thieves searched the entire house, including opening every cupboard and drawer. Their search found keys to the car. The vehicle, registration 1DLA 105, had not been recovered late last week.
POLICE arrived three minutes after a burglar hit Ultratune car services, Stirling Highway about 12.30am on July 23. “He got into the office area, placed the till on the desk and took its contents of about $350,” Senior Sergeant Tony Booker said. The burglar had entered by smashing a glass panel at the side of the building, which set off an alarm.
COUNTERFEIT notes were found by staff at the Claremont ANZ Bank as they calculated their takings at the end of July 26. “They were really good counterfeits, really good,” Senior Sergeant Tony Booker said. The false notes included a $100 bill and 10 $50 notes. The Federal Police have been informed of the discovery.
A LAPTOP computer has been taken from a music shop on Churchill Avenue. Senior Sergeant Julie Foley said the thieves forced open a rear door to get into the shop. The raid occurred between July 21 and July 22.