Arrest for numerous burglaries, WA

Perth Detectives have charged a man as a result of their investigation in several burglaries across the Perth District in the suburbs of Dalkeith, Leederville and Swanbourne.

Yesterday (16 December 2018), police attended an apartment in West Perth on an unrelated matter and it is alleged the 39-year-old man ran head first into a window and damaged a glass door to escape speaking with officers. It is alleged the man ran down Newcastle Street, jumping a fence then ran into the Graham Farmer tunnel causing several vehicle to take evasive action, WA Police say.

It is also alleged the man attempted to enter a vehicle but was dragged along the road before he was apprehended by police. He was conveyed to hospital for an assessment.

A search warrant was executed on the apartment in Harwood Lane West Perth and during the search it is alleged police located and seized over 100 items including two antique pistols, jewellery and electrical items believed to have been stolen. Housebreaking items and clothing was also located during the search.

The 39-year-old man of Tuart Hill has been charged with:-

•12 counts of Stealing;

•Six counts of Burglary and Commit Offence in Place;

•Four counts of Home Burglary and Commit;

•Three counts of Stealing from Dwelling/Place over $10,000;

•Three counts of Possess Prohibited Drug;

•Two counts of Aggravated Home Burglary and Commit;

•Two counts of Burglary with Intent;

•One count each of Attempted Burglary with Intent;


•Possession of House Breaking Implements;

•Possess Smoking Implement;

•Unlawfully Possess a Controlled or Prescription Drug;

•Obstruct Police Officers;

•Unlawful Damage;

•Walk on Freeway; and

•Break of Bail.

He is due to appear in court at a later date.

A 20-year-old woman of Thornlie is due to appear in court at a later date in relation to drug related offence.

Inquiries are ongoing and anyone with any information relating to this investigation is urged to call Crime Stoppers.

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