Butler man due in court as search for missing items continues

WA Police say the investigation is ongoing to locate two outstanding firearms and a green electric bike.

JOONDALUP detectives continue to seek information in relation to firearms stolen during a home burglary that occurred in Beldon between the evening of Tuesday, May 3 and the morning of Wednesday, May 4.

WA Police said numerous items were stolen from the home on Priscilla Ave including three firearms, three 1kg silver bars, an ounce of gold and a green electric bike.

The bike now has gold-coloured front forks and may have been altered or modified since being stolen.

On Friday, June 3 a member of the public located one of the stolen firearms on a grass verge on Cherub Way in Currambine.

Later that day more firearm parts, including a loaded magazine were located on Yale Lane in Currambine.

Both locations are in close proximity to a school and local park.

A police spokesman said Joondalup detectives have charged a 40-year-old man from Butler with burglary and commit and stealing.

He is due to appear before the Joondalup Magistrates Court on June 26.

The man was found hiding in a fridge at a residence in Butler while police were conducting a search of the property.

A big amount of property believed to have been stolen during a burglary in Ledge Point was located.

The investigation is ongoing to locate the two outstanding firearms and the green electric bike.

Detectives urge people living/working in the Currambine area to check their gardens and bins for the stolen items and if they CCTV to check for any suspicious persons sighted between June 2-3.

Anyone with any information relating to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au