IT is alleged a Claremont man (26) burgled at least six homes in Strickland, Asquith and Mayfair streets, Mcclemans Road and Whitney Crescent on July 19. Sergeant Ian Anderson said it would be alleged the man was initially seen by residents of a Strickland Street home in their garage about 1.30am but he escaped police, including two dog patrols.
About 6.10am, the male resident of the Mcclemans street house confronted a man in his kitchen, who allegedly displayed a knife with a 15cm blade before escaping via the home’s rear.
The Claremont man was arrested later that day, charged with multiple burglaries, trespass and fraud, before being remanded in custody to reappear in court.
A SIGNIFICANT amount of distinctive jewellery was taken from Willie Creek Pearls on Hay Street about 5am on July 20.
Willie Creek Pearls sales and marketing manager Bec Guilbert said the value was not yet known.
■ BURGLARIES at two nearby clothing shop are being investigated. Sgt Anderson said an alarm was activated and coins taken from a Rokeby Road clothes shop between 1am and 1.20am on June 21.
The same night, a front door was forced open and clothing and $200 cash in a till was taken from a clothes shop on Hay Street.
BURGLARS tried to open multiple windows and sliding doors and removed flyscreens in a failed
attempt to burgle a Queens Street home some time between noon on June 16 and 9.10am the following morning.
IT is alleged a Subiaco man (25) put his hand over the mouth of a sleeping woman (23) and stole from her at a North Perth apartment on June 20.
Senior Sergeant Craig Davies said the man stole credit cards, a wallet, $3000 cash and a bicycle about 5.45am from the Fitzgerald Street unit.
“It will be alleged he said, ‘Oh wait. Shut up’,” he said.
The man fled, but he and three others were seen by witnesses, before they were arrested in nearby Bulwer Street soon after. The man was charged with several offences.