Harvey Police conduct drug searches on six properties

A major crackdown on drug offences has seen Harvey Police conduct five raids in three days. 

A team of six officers executed a search warrant at a residence in Cooper Street, Harvey at 11am on Tuesday, September 4. 

Police uncovered cannabis and drug paraphernalia at the property and their investigations are continuing.

Harvey officers then searched an Anthony Street residence on September 5 and found a “quantity” of cannabis and drug paraphernalia. 

A 44-year-old man was charged with possessing cannabis with intent to sell or supply and possessing drug paraphernalia. 

With assistance from Myalup officers, Harvey police then searched a home on Harvey-Myalup Road. 

Six cannabis plants were uncovered at the residence and investigations are still going.

Officers then searched a Galvin Street, Harvey property on Thursday, September 6. 

Police uncovered drug paraphernalia, while a 50-year-old woman was charged with allowing the property to be utilised for the use of prohibited drugs. 

A second female was arrested and charged with stealing a motor vehicle and possessing drug paraphernalia. 

The raid later resulted in a search at a Kennedy Street, Harvey residence. 

Harvey Police Acting Sergeant Jon Adams said the searches were part of ongoing investigations into drug offences. 

“We react to information given to us from concerned members of the public,” he said. 

“We thank the public for what they do tell us.

“We don’t tolerate drug use and drug dealing within Harvey and the sub-district. 

“If people have a habit and want to seek help, we want to help people. 

“There’s a zero tolerance policy for people dealing in low level amounts.” 

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au

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