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- Senior Sergeant Simon Hazell CRAWLEY
TOURISTS’ parked hire cars have been targeted by thieves between Royal Perth Yacht Club and the Blue Boatshed at the riverside end of Park Avenue, according to police.
Sergeant Rachel Green said passports, backpacks and laptops had been stolen.
Police have reports of at least seven tourists’ cars from which valuables were taken in the latest spate until last Thursday. Last Monday, a southern suburbs boy was charged with thefts from cars in the area in April and he will appear at Perth Children’s Court at a later date.
CITY BEACH POLICE say fraudsters racked up $900 in debt on a credit card taken from a letterbox at a Kalinda
Drive home between June 1 and June 2.
Sgt Green said there had been a spate of thefts from letterboxes in Wembley and City Beach. A card taken from Kalinda Drive home was illegally used for five hours.
Sgt Green said 17 separate transactions were conducted.
COTTESLOE IT is alleged a Doubleview man (18) ran from police after he crashed his Subaru near the Eric Street-stirling Highway intersection 1.05am on June 7. Sergeant Paul Gelmi said the man was arrested in a nearby park. It will be alleged the Subaru mounted a kerb and struck a wall and a power line, which caused the car to be wrecked.
The man was charged with blood
alcohol greater than 0.05, trespass, wilfully misleading police and careless driving. He will appear in court at a later date.
MOSMAN PARK THIEVES stole a Giant model bicycle after they entered a home through an unlocked garage. Sgt Gelmi said an unlocked garage door enabled thieves to enter and take the bicycle from a Hope Street home between May 5 and May 31.
WEMBLEY POLICE said $600 worth of frozen barramundi fillets were stolen from a Cambridge Street restaurant on June 3.
Sgt Green said the fish were being stored in an outdoor freezer at the rear of the business.