YOU CAN HELP US IN CRIME FIGHT
The Murdoch Police sub-district is experiencing increased levels of crime compared to the previous financial year. Burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft are all up. Theft from vehicles is a focus for us; please remove valuables from your car and if possible lock them away. Credit cards and mobile phones are particularly attractive to thieves. We will continue to target these crime types and charge offenders when we can. Please ring Crime Stoppers if you see any suspicious activity. – Senior Sergeant Glenn Swannell, Murdoch Police
Fremantle Police want to identify the man (pictured above) who they believe can help them with investigations into a stealing offence in the Fremantle and Hamilton Hill areas on the morning of October 20. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers.
Police have arrested and charged a 22-year-old man with burglary and stealing after he allegedly entered the home of an elderly Hamilton Hill couple on Saturday, October 21.
Police say the offender watched the elderly woman go outside to hang out her laundry before entering the home, taking two iPhones and a ladies watch from the kitchen bench before he was spotted and chased out of the house by the woman’s husband.
Police were called, searched the area and arrested the suspect. The items were returned to the couple.
Three men have been charged over an aggravated burglary at a Rockingham Road home on Friday, October 20.
Fremantle Detectives allege the three men were armed with machetes and crowbars when they forced their way into the home. A 20-year-old male, his girlfriend and his 49-year-old mother were home at the time.
They say the men demanded cash and property but one victim phoned for police and the men fled with some stolen items.
Police executed a search warrant in Balcatta that night and arrested a 43-year-old man, charging him with aggravated burglary and armed robbery.
On October 24, further search warrants were executed and a Ballajura man (27) and Balga man (42) were each charged with aggravated burglary and armed robbery.