Weapon Charge

At about 11:30am on Tuesday 4 August 2015 a male person was riding his bicycle on the corner of Utakarra Road and Rifle Range Road, Rangeway. Police stopped the male person after it appeared that the he was attempting to conceal himself behind a tree. It will be alleged that following a search of his person, a throwing knife in a black sheath was located in the front of his tracksuit pants. The knife was subsequently seized. The 36 year old male from Rangeway will appear at the Geraldton Magistrates Court at a later date charged with carry or possess a controlled weapon.