Man charged after allegedly mailing poo and dead animals to police 28 TIMES

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A man has been charged with more than 30 offences after allegedly mailing disturbing items to a number of police stations and government agencies.

Police allege the 55-year-old man from Shoalwater, in Perth, sent 28 separate parcels or letters containing “faecal matter and/or dead mice” over five months from August to December this year.

Officers from the State Security Investigations Group (SSIG) launched an investigation after the parcels were sent to Rockingham Police station, the Fines Enforcement Registry, Police Headquarters and the Office of the Minister for Police, among other addresses.

A letter filled with feces was sent to Rockingham Police.
One of the letter addressed to police in Rockingham. Source: WA Police

Images supplied by WA Police show two of the envelopes addressed to police. Both appear to have brown stains on them.

Police allege the parcels were sent via Australia Post.

Further charges after house search

On Tuesday, police searched a home in Shoalwater where they found a hydroponic cannabis setup with various plants and seedlings.

mailPhotos supplied by WA Police appear to show stains seeping through the envelope.
Photos supplied by WA Police appear to show stains seeping through the envelope. Source: WA Police

The man was charged with 28 counts of endanger life, health or safety of a person, one count of cultivate a prohibited plant with intent to sell or supply, one count of possession of prohibited drugs with intent to sell or supply, one count possessed a prohibited weapon; and one count of possessed any drug paraphernalia in or which there was a prohibited drug or plant.

He was due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

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