Arrest Following Social Media Call for Assistance

As a result of an ongoing operation targeting addresses associated with known offenders who have been actively avoiding police, officers attached to the Geraldton Local Policing Team made a number of arrests on Friday 12 June 2015.

At about 3:30pm Geraldton Police requested the public’s assistance in locating a male person of interest, wanted over several outstanding inquiries, through the use of the WA Police Facebook page.

Shortly after, police received information regarding the male person’s whereabouts and subsequently attended a residential address in Rangeway.

A 25 year old male from Bluff Point was arrested and conveyed to the Geraldton Police Station. Following further inquiries, the male was charged with the following offences;

  • 2 x Fraud
  • 3 x Steal Motor Vehicle
  • 4 x Stealing
  • 3 x Burglary and Commit
  • 1 x Burglary with Intent
  • 1 x Criminal Damage Ph: 08 – 9923 4555 

And further;

A 15 year old male was located and subsequently arrested on an outstanding warrant. He appeared at the Geraldton Children’s Court charged with breach of bail.

A 27 year old female from Spalding appeared at the Geraldton Magistrates Court after being arrested over several outstanding matters. She faces the following charges;

  • 1 x Breach of Bail
  • 1 x Fail to Obey Summons
  • 1 x Unlawful Possession
  • 1 x Steal Motor Vehicle
  • 1 x Provide False Details