THE party season is only in its infancy, but police have already charged four people over an out-of-control gathering in Girrawheen.
Officers were attacked with bottles and rocks when they responded to calls of a disturbance on Templeton Crescent on October 31. Police declared the party out of control at 9.45pm, with 18 response units needed to disperse the crowd of about 120 youths aged 16 to 18.
Twenty partygoers were detained under the Children and Community Services Act.
Four were released to an adult and 16 taken to a Youth at Risk facility.
Police charged a 14-year-old Girrawheen girl with organising a gathering that became out of control.
A 32-year-old Girrawheen woman was charged with being the responsible adult of an organiser of an out-of-control gathering.
A 37-year-old Ellenbrook man and 16-year-old Alexander Heights boy were charged with failing to comply with a gathering order.