Police storm Lakelands home, find drugs, weapons and almost $36,000 in cash

WA Police’s Gang Crime Squad have arrested two men after a search warrant on a Lakelands home, in which they claim officers found drugs, weapons and almost $36,000 in cash.

Inquiries led police to search a home on Malata Ridge on Friday.

Police say they found 195.4g of methylamphetamine, $35,980 in cash, 0.7g of cannabis, 48 cannabis seeds, steroids, drug paraphernalia, ammunition and knuckle dusters.

A 22-year-old man was arrested at the Lakelands property and charged with:

  • Possessing a prohibited drug with Intent to Sell or Supply
  • Two counts of possessing prohibited drug (steroids)
  • Possessing drug Paraphernalia
  • Possess prohibited weapon (knuckle dusters)
  • Having ready access to both weapons and illegal drugs
  • Possess stolen or unlawfully obtained property (cash)
  • Fail to ensure safe Keeping of ammunition 

The man appeared at Perth Magistrates Court on September 15 and is due to reappear on September 28.

A 25-year-old man was also arrested and will appear at court at a later date on drug-related matters.