A 36 year old man from Maylands has been charged with several counts of stealing fuel due to information received at Crime Stoppers from members of the public. Thank you!!
Mundaring police are investigating a series of petrol drive offs in the eastern suburbs of Perth.
Between June 2018 and Tuesday 19 February 2019, a man has driven a silver coloured Toyota Camry sedan into several service stations in Middle Swan, Mundaring, Midvale and Glen Forrest areas, filling up the car with around $80 worth of petrol each time. He has then driven away without paying for the fuel.
Between Friday 31 August and Monday 3 September 2018, registration plates were stolen from a vehicle in Midvale and these plates were used on the silver Toyota sedan for some of the offences. Another instance of registration plates being stolen occurred in Maylands on Tuesday 12 June 2018.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.
The man is described as: Light skinned, approximately 45 to 55 years of age, large build and short grey hair.
The vehicle is described as a 1997 to 2002 Toyota Camry sedan.
If you have any information about the identity of this man or details of this offence please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au. You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid. Please quote Reference Number 9168.