Collie Police charge a man with 19 breaches of bail

Collie police are investigating after a man was arrested and charged with 19 breaches of protected bail. Just before 1am on October 23, a female went to the station and banged on the window to gain police attention.

Collie police Senior Sergeant Heath Soutar said the woman had been involved in a family violence incident. 

“We had a female attend the police station banging on the window asking for attention as a result of that she had been involved in a family violence incident and as a result police attended an address and apprehended a 52 year-old male,” he said. 

“The man has been charged with burglary, criminal damage, and 19 breaches of protected bail. He attended Bunbury court later that day and has been remanded in custody and will appear again in court later this month.”

Police are also investigating after several cars were broken into in Collie over the past week. “Last Wednesday night there was a car broken into outside the Visitors Centre. The window was smashed and the car has been gone through, looking for items to steal, nothing was stolen,” Senior Sergeant Soutar said.

“There was also a theft from a motor vehicle on Coombes Street on the evening of the 22nd, where a wallet and a purse stolen from inside a car. We had a contractor doing some work in Moore Street on the October 20, and at around lunch time someone has entered his unlocked vehicle out the front and stolen his wallet from the glove box. The wallet contained cash and cards.”

A 16 year-old boy from Collie will face court after he was found with a quantity of drugs. “A motorbike was seized last Wednesday on Steere Street in the afternoon.

The rider has seen police and rode off but he fell off shortly after and he couldn’t get it started again,” Senior Sergeant Soutar said.

“Police searched him and found some drugs. He was found in possession of cannabis and the bike was seized. He will be facing court on drug possession and riding an unlicensed bike and riding it with no authority to drive.” 

Police are calling for witnesses to a single vehicle rollover that occurred on Coalfields Highway at 3.50am on October 22. “A single vehicle rollover happened on the Coalfields Highway in Worsley approximately three kilometres West of Edwards Road.” Senior Sergeant Soutar said.

“The male occupant was trapped and had to be freed by DFES. The rescue helicopter attended and flew the person to Perth.

“Any witnesses to the crash should get in touch, the vehicle was a white Toyota Hilux travelling East.”​

If you have information regarding a crime call Collie Police on 9734 6333.