CRIME WATCH, Stirling Times February 26 edition
SCARBOROUGH Police have charged a Balga man (35) with burglary.
Officers attended a home on Cedric Street in Stirling on February 19 at 8.10pm after a report of a burglary in progress.
They found the female victim outside the front of the home and discovered unknown items left on a wheelie bin.
Police allege a window had been forced open.
They found the back door open and caught the alleged suspect as he was trying to escape over the fence.
Officers believe the man had taken a souvenir samurai sword from the property.
The alleged offender had been on bail for stealing a motor vehicle.
He was refused bail and remanded in custody until his court date on March 20.
A TIP-OFF to police resulted in a mother and son being charged with drug offences.
Acting on information received via Crime Stoppers, Scarborough Police searched a Doubleview home on February 22.
They allegedly seized cannabis, smoking implements, small scales and cannabis seeds at the Wilding Street property.
Police charged a 22-year-old male with possessing drug paraphernalia and his 55-year-old mother with possessing a prohibited drug and paraphernalia.
TWO teenagers have been charged with aggravated robbery after a Scarborough incident.
A 17-year-old male, of Joondalup, was charged after an alleged robbery of a 15-year-old boy at Scarborough Beach on February 1.
As reported in the Times on February 12, two males allegedly threatened the victim and stole his headphones.
The second male, a 16-year-old from Hocking, presented at Mirrabooka police station on February 16 after seeing his image circulated on the police district’s social media channels.
Sergeant Craig Wanstall said it was a good example of the role social media could play in offences and encouraged people to share images to help identify alleged offenders.
He said if convicted, the teenagers would have the offence on their record and urged young people to think of potential ramifications of their actions in later life.
The boys will both face Perth Children’s Court on February 28.
Report information to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at www.crimestopperswa.com.au
Scarborough Police (non-urgent issues): 9441 6400