Metropolitan Burglaries – CHARGES

Mirrabooka Detectives and Regional Investigations Unit have charged seven people in relation to a series of burglaries in the Perth metropolitan area in the early hours of yesterday (Thursday 28 May, 2020).

A number of burglaries occurred in the Perth Airport vicinity, Palmyra and Booragoon. At these locations, it will be alleged that a number of retail stores, including a jewellery store were broken into and property was stolen.

Around 4am, a 16-year-old male was tracked by a police dog from a shopping centre in Booragoon to Brentwood where he was arrested.

A number of search warrants were executed at premises including Beckenham on the afternoon of Thursday 28 May 2020 It will be further alleged, a large amount of stolen property, including jewellery, cash and sunglasses were located.

Detectives have charged:

A 35-year-old man from Beckenham:

• Aggravated Robbery

• 3 Aggravated Burglary with Intent

• 2 Aggravated Burglary and Commit

• 2 Stealing

A 26-year-old man from South Lake:

• Aggravated Armed Robbery

• Aggravated Armed Robbery (separate matter)

Both are due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today, Friday 29 May 2020.

The following juveniles were also charged

A 16-year-old male from Beckenham:

• 10 Aggravated Burglary with Intent

• 5 Aggravated Burglary and Commit

• 5 Stealing

• Steal Motor Vehicle

A 16-year-old male from Armadale:

• 10 Burglary with Intent

• 5 Burglary and Commit

• 5 Stealing

• Steal Motor Vehicle

Both are due to appear in the Perth Children’s Court today, Friday 29 May 2020.

As part of their investigation, detectives have charged three women in relation to the stolen property.

A 31-year-old woman from South Lake:

• Possessing Stolen Property (jewellery)

• Possess Cannabis

A 63-year-old woman from Beckenham:

• Possessing Stolen Property (jewellery)

• Possess Cannabis with intent to sell/supply

• Possess Cannabis

A 31-year-old woman from Katanning:

• Possessing Stolen Property (jewellery)

They are due to appear in court at a later date.

These matters remain under investigation, further charges are being considered.

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