Heroin found in Mt Hathorn house

WEMBLEY and Perth police will allege heroin was being sold from a house – now declared a health hazard – where $10,000 cash was found in Fairfield Street in Mt Hawthorn.

“We received a series of reports from the public through Crime Stoppers, and residents nearby had a lot of concerns, including finding syringes nearby for some time as well,” Senior Sergeant Dave Stevenson said.

Wembley police, Perth detectives and City of Vincent health officers raided the house on September 1.

It will be alleged there was stolen property and the cash in the house, which also contained undisclosed amounts of heroin and cannabis.

The City subsequently declared the house unfit for human habitation.

A Mt Hawthorn man (38) was charged with possession of drugs to sell or supply, 73 counts of offering drugs to sell or supply, possessing heroin and cannabis, unlawful possession of drug implements and unlawful possession of cash.

He was remanded in custody to reappear in court at later date.

A Mt Hawthorn woman (48) was charged with possession of a prohibited drug and 30 counts of offering to supply drugs, before she was remanded in custody to reappear in court at a later date.

A Nollamara man (32) was charged with possession of heroin to sell or supply, unlawful possession of cash and possession of stolen property.