ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a burglary at a construction site in Chisholm.
Between 5.00pm yesterday (Wednesday, June 20) and 6.45am this morning, a number of household appliances were stolen from a building site in Lush Place where units were nearing completion.
AFP Forensics attended the scene to conduct an analysis.
Police are appealing for any witnesses [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 24-year-old Pearce man following a burglary and theft in Canberra’s south last week.
Around 7.30pm last Friday night, police were called to a home in Bonython after its occupant reported a burglary. A number of items stolen were reported including a phone, cash, alcohol and a camera.
AFP Forensic officers attended the [...]
ACT Policing has arrested two men after locating a man who was being forcible confined in a Reid apartment while conducting investigations in a traffic incident yesterday (June 19).
Around 7am, ACT Policing City Patrol officers responded to reports of two suspicious men loitering around a vehicle at Bega Court, Reid. While conducting patrols [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery occurred inside the Tuggeranong Hyperdome Shopping Centre, Greenway yesterday afternoon (June 17).
Around 12.30pm a man entered a manchester store within the centre and started looking at items on display.
He was approached by a store employee who offered assistance. The man produced a small [...]
Justin Monfries is quite possibly, in my opinion, the worst human being in the Australian Capital Territory.
The ABC reports the car stealing, nurse killing, wife beating machete wielder has been sentenced to a long stretch in the big house:
The man who killed a woman in a hit and run accident outside Canberra Hospital has [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old man, after he fled from police last night (Saturday, June 15).
Around 7.45pm police were conducting routine patrols in Lyneham when they attempted to intercept a vehicle acting in a suspicious manner.
Police activated their emergency lights and sirens indicating for the driver to stop, however the driver continued without stopping.
ACT Policing has issued a warning regarding the dangers of entering or sleeping in dumpster bins following an incident earlier this morning (Saturday, June 15).
Around 4.40am Tuggeranong Patrol members responded to a report of a 15-year-old teenager trapped in the rear compactor of a commercial garbage truck.
The driver of the vehicle had emptied several large [...]
A 19-year-old man has been charged with aggravated robbery following a successful extradition from NSW by ACT Policing detectives yesterday (Friday, June 14).
Police will allege the man (who was 17 years of age at the time of the alleged offence) committed the aggravated robbery at the Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club on May 28, 2011.
The man, [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an armed robbery of the IGA Supermarket in Nicholls early this morning (Saturday, June 15).
Around 7.45am, a man entered the IGA store armed with a firearm threatening staff and demanding cash.
The staff members complied, handing over a sum of cash before the offender left the store.
The offender is described [...]
A 47-year-old man has been extradited from Queensland in relation to two aggravated robberies which occurred at Hackett IGA Supermarket in 2005 and an O’Connor chemist in May 2007.
Detectives from ACT Policing Criminal Investigations travelled to the Gold Coast, yesterday (Thursday 13 June) seeking extradition of the man after he was arrested by Queensland police [...]
ACT Policing is targeting alcohol and drug impaired driving during the month of June as part of its multi-agency road safety strategy.
At different periods during the year, the strategy targets specific issues and behaviours which contribute to death and serious injuries on Canberra’s roads, with alcohol and drug impaired driving among those concerns.
Officer in Charge [...]
ACT Policing is seeking assistance in locating a 25-year-old Franklin woman who has been missing since early this morning.
Roma Yadav was last seen leaving her home in Franklin about 6.45am this morning (Thursday, June 13). She was in a distressed state at the time. Police have been searching for Roma and have concerns for her [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a series of burglaries which occurred yesterday (Wednesday 12 June) in the Gordon area.
A number of items were stolen during the burglaries including cash, Apple iPads, jewellery and a camera.
In each case it appears that windows were broken or doors were tampered with to gain entry into each home.
Police would [...]
ACT Policing arrested a 27-year-old Gordon man after he fled from police yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 11 June) in Canberra’s South.
Around 5:26pm yesterday Police attempted to approach a vehicle parked in Phillip Marketplace.
The male fled the scene and a short pursuit commenced through Phillip before being terminated.
The car was involved in a two vehicle collision at [...]
With winter upon us, ACT Policing is urging all Canberra drivers to remove ice from all the glass surfaces of their vehicles.
Frosted windscreens and windows pose a significant danger to road users, as they reduce visibility and can intensify the glare of the sun.
Officer-in-Charge of Traffic Operations Sergeant Rod Anderson said it was the [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an alleged robbery which occurred in Griffith this afternoon (Sunday, June 9).
About 12.05pm, a man entered the Shop-Rite store. He threatened staff, demanding cash.
The staff member complied, handing over a small sum of cash. The offender left the store on foot, in the direction of Throsby Street.
The offender is described as [...]
A 42-year-old woman and 22-year-old man have been rescued after getting lost while hiking in Namadgi National Park yesterday (Friday 7 June) afternoon.
About 1pm the pair left their vehicle after driving through Piccadilly Circus onto a dirt road, and walked into the forest. They had been hiking for approximately three hours before realising they were [...]
Courts have a natural inclination to increase their jurisdiction.
So it’s a little sad but no surprise to hear from TAMS that the anti-cull nutbags have won the right to be heard:
A hearing was held this afternoon at the ACT Administrative Appeals Tribunal (ACAT) regarding an application from Animal Liberation ACT and Australian Society for Kangaroos [...]
The Canberra Times has the pleasing news that the murderous Rebecca Massey is to be evicted from her Ngunnawal guvvie after appealing from prison that such action was in breach of her human rights:
Convicted killer Rebecca Anne Massey has been evicted from her northside public housing home, despite arguing the expulsion was a breach of [...]
ACT Policing in co-operation with NSW Police will continue to conduct high-visibility patrols on major arterial roads in and out of Canberra as part of Operation Snow Safe this winter.
From the start of the NSW snow season on (Saturday, 8 June), police will be focusing on speeding, drink-driving and driver fatigue as motorists travel to [...]
A 20-year-old man from Kaleen was arrested by police in the early hours of this morning (Friday, June 7) following an aggravated robbery.
Around 11.00pm on Thursday (June 6) a take-away food delivery driver attended a delivery at a residence in Kaleen. A male holding a knife approached the driver, while he was inside his car, [...]
Given the mendacity and ingenuity of Canberra’s drink drivers (not to mention the example set by our politicians and the judiciary) we don’t think alcohol interlocks will make much difference.
But Simon Corbell is sending forth word that his Road Transport Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 (No 2) has passed the fastest legislature in the West.
Alcohol ignition [...]
On my afternoon commute back to Belco yesterday afternoon and on the bus radio there came the reminder to all drivers regarding a ‘gang’ of youths acting in a dangerous and threatening manner to the public and to enter the Belconnen area with caution.
Upon arrival at Westfield, there was a group of up to [...]
Simon Corbell has announced changes to sentencing in the ACT’s courts to encourage cooperation from our crims:
Sentencing courts will be able to impose a lower sentence where offenders assist the justice system to make sure trials are focused on the real issues in dispute, Attorney General, Simon Corbell, said today.
“We know that inefficient use of [...]
Amidst the broader farce of a city of 300,000 maintaining its own independent legal system we have today the complaint of the departing Zed Seselja that Labor has again kiboshed moves to appoint a fifth Supreme Court Judge.
If such a judge were to do their homework there’s a fighting chance cases could be resolved within [...]
This in overnight:
Subject: taser in palmerston
i was a witness to the tasering in palmerston on saturday night and i am appalled by your members comments on the story, the full story was not reported in the canberra times and it is discusting that your members feel that they have any right whatsoever to [...]
I did a quick search of the site but it looks like its been a year or two since this was last asked. I am looking to sell my house in a few months time and will require the services of a decent solicitor who does conveyancing work.
Any recommendations for solicitors (particularly those located [...]
A 39-year-old woman from Holt was arrested by police earlier today (Tuesday, June 4) for causing public mischief.
The woman contacted police about 9am, reporting that her handbag was stolen as she was walking along Starke Street in Holt by an unknown man. She alleged the man came up behind her and snatched her handbag before [...]
ACT Policing have arrested a 26-year-old man of no fixed abode following an aggravated robbery of a liquor store in Conder last year.
Police will allege that on 17 September 2012 around 7.00pm the man entered the liquor store on Norman Lindsay Street in Conder, threatened a staff member with a knife and took alcohol, cigarettes [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a car fire which occurred in Dooland Court, Nicholls early yesterday morning (Saturday, June 1).
Around 2.30am, police arrived at the Dooland Court house after ACT Fire and Rescue responded to reports of a car on fire.
The silver Mazda 3 was parked in the driveway of the house and [...]
A 21-year-old NSW man was arrested yesterday evening (June 1) after he assaulted an ambulance officer and police officer in Palmerston.
About 11.20pm police responded to a request for urgent assistance from an ACT Ambulance Service officer in Tinderry Street, Palmerston. ACT Ambulance Service officers were at the location medically assisting the 21-year-old man.
While ACT [...]
Police are investigating a burglary that occurred yesterday (Saturday, June 1) on Challis Street in Dickson.
Around 4:45pm a male has entered the rear door of a commercial premises, gone up to the office and has taken a money tin containing a sum of cash.
CCTV footage shows the male walking around the nearby area prior to [...]