Weekly crime report: rock throwing incidents continue

Collie Police are investigating a couple of rock-throwing incidents that occurred over the last week.
Collie Police are investigating a couple of rock-throwing incidents that occurred over the last week.

Collie’s recent spate of rock-throwing incidents has continued, with police investigating two separate incidents in the last week.

Senior Sergeant Heath Soutar said police were investigating an incident that occurred in Coverley Drive at 9.30pm on February 8.

Senior Sergeant Soutar said the incident resulted in an altercation between a group of adults after two female juveniles believed to have been involved were confronted.

Police inquiries into the incident are still ongoing.

Senior Sergeant Soutar also said police are looking into an incident that occurred on Mungalup Road on February 10, where two light-skinned juveniles reportedly threw a rock at a passing car.

Police attended the scene but were unable to find the perpetrators.

Senior Sergeant Soutar said it was important for anyone who witnessed a rock-throwing incident to contact police immediately.

“Despite what has been said about us, we do come out and attend every incident that is reported to us,” he said.

Three Collie men were arrested on February 7 after police executed a search warrant at a house in Steere Street.

Senior Sergeant Soutar said police seized a small quantity of drugs and drug paraphernalia from the house and charged a 32-year-old male with drug and drug paraphernalia possession offences.

He said they also charged a 33-year-old male with two drug paraphernalia possession offences and a 47-year-old man with assaulting police, obstruction and possession of stolen property.

All three men will face court later this month.

Police also arrested a 42-year-old man for creating a disturbance at the Collie Hospital on February 8.

Senior Sergeant Soutar said the man was charged with disorderly behaviour and obstruction and would face court later this month.

Police are calling for information about two incidents that occurred over the last week.

Senior Sergeant Soutar said police were calling for witnesses who may have seen a single vehicle crash at the intersection of the Coalfields Highway and Steere Road in Allanson at 9pm on February 7.

He said a silver Holden Commodore SS ute lost control and crashed into bush.

Senior Sergeant Soutar also said police were seeking information after a premises on Wylam Road was trashed and items were damaged on the morning of February 9.

This week police also charged a 24-year-old male with trespass in relation to an incident that occurred on December 24 in Hampton Court after DNA collected from the scene resulted in a match.

They also charged a young male in Allanson with an unlicensed driving offence.

Senior Sergeant Soutar said police were still making inquiries into seizing his unlicensed trail bike.

Anyone with information should contact Collie Police on 9734 6333 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.