Western Suburbs Weekly - - Streetwatch -


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.

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