Ellenbrook burglary leads to drug arrests

Ellenbrook burglary leads to drug arrests

ELLENBROOK Police made significant arrests in the area recently, including multiple drug busts.

The Local Policing Team was successful in investigating an alleged burglary at Bullsbrook Primary School, charging two teenagers with multiple offences.

A Bullsbrook boy (16) will appear in the Midland Children’s Court on August 24, charged with aggravated burglary, stealing and drug possession.

A second Bullsbrook boy (13) was charged with stealing and possessing drugs and will also appear in the Midland Children’s Court on August 24.

After continuing inquiries into the same incident, officers executed a search warrant on an Ellenbrook property last week.

The male occupant of the house (31) was charged with possessing prohibited drugs, cultivating drugs (cannabis), possession of plants with intent sell and supply, possession of drug paraphernalia and receiving stolen property.

Senior Sergeant Wal Brierley said the arrest appeared to be linked to the burglary.

“Numerous computer tablets were found,” he said.

“We will allege these items were stolen in the Bullsbrook Primary School burglary.”

The man will appear in the Midland Magistrate’s Court on August 26.

On Wednesday, the LPT carried out another drug warrant in Aveley.

A man (28) was charged with possessing prohibited drugs, possessing drug paraphernalia, possessing a prohibited weapon, possessing stolen property and possession of unlicensed ammunition.

He will appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on the September 5.

Sgt Brierley said the team received some information on Thursday, and conducted a vehicle stop in Ellenbrook.

“As a result of the vehicle stop, a man was charged with multiple offences,” he said.

“These included possessing a prohibited drug with intent to sell and supply, possessing drug paraphernalia and possessing a prohibited plant.”

A Bassendean man (45) will appear in Midland Magistrates Court on September 5.

Officers also charged two 10-year-old boys in relation to an incident from Thursday where a car was damaged after rocks were thrown at it and other vehicles.

An Ellenbrook boy was charged with two counts of criminal damage, as well as charges of burglary and stealing.

He will appear in the Midland Children’s Court on August 24.

Another Ellenbrook boy received a juvenile caution in relation to the incident for receiving a stolen scooter, which Police allege was from the other boy.

To round out a busy fortnight for local police, an Ellenbrook boy (16) was charged with trespass and stealing after taking lollies from the Coolamon Café last month.

He will appear in the Midland Children’s Court on August 24.