At about 7:30pm on Monday 24 August 2015 a male person was walking along Pass Street, Wonthella.
Following several reports regarding the male person received from the public, police attended the area and subsequently located the male. It is alleged that following a search of his person, a 73cm machete was located. The weapon was subsequently seized and the male person was arrested without incident.
The male, a 28 year old from Utakarra, will appear at the Geraldton Magistrates Court at a later date charged with carry or possess weapon other than controlled or prohibited with intent to cause fear.