Advertisement

Law & Justice (4819 Stories)

Double-digit road toll for ACT in 2014

By 2 January 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
act-road-toll-2014

While the ACT road toll continues to sit below the 10-year average, the double-digit toll stands as a solemn reminder to that there is work still to do.
“Any fatality on our roads is one too many and, as a community, we should always strive to be fatality free,” ACT Policing Acting Officer in Charge Traffic [...]

Man armed with axe apprehended

By 31 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
police-wrap-default

ACT Policing apprehended a 46-year-old Weston man after he threatened police with an axe at a Weston residence last night (Tuesday December 30).
About 6.00pm, police attended a residence in Chevalier Street, Weston, in response to a report of a male damaging property in the back yard with an axe.
Police established a cordon and attempted to [...]

New Year’s Eve – where will you end up?

By 31 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

ACT Policing is preparing for a busy night ahead with New Year’s Eve celebrations and asking the community – where will you end up?
Intelligence and Crime Reduction Acting Superintendent Melissa Bushby said a lot of planning goes into New Year’s Eve celebrations by partygoers and hosts; however one question remains partially unanswered.
“Do you know where [...]

Witnesses sought to Garran collision

By 30 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
police-wrap-default

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a single vehicle collision on Hindmarsh Drive, Garran, about 12.30am this morning (Tuesday, December 30).
About 12.45am, police attended the eastbound lane of Hindmarsh Drive in Garran following a report that a red Suzuki Swift had collided with a street light. The occupant/s of the vehicle had left the area [...]

Fire in Holt deemed suspicious

By 28 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
police-wrap-default

ACT Policing has deemed a fire at the Kippax Halal Markets on Monday, December 15, as suspicious.
Around 1am on December 15, police and ACT Fire and Rescue attended the shop after a number of people observed smoke coming from the roof cavity of the centre.
ACT Fire and Rescue gained entry to the shop, and extinguished [...]

Police seek witnesses for two aggravated incidents

By 27 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
police-wrap-default

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two separate incidents, one an aggravated burglary and the other an aggravated robbery.
The aggravated burglary occurred on Christmas Day, (Thursday December 25), about 10pm in Conder. A 45-year-old man was at home when he answered the door to a female friend. A short time later there was another knock [...]

Synthetic drugs seized in Calwell

By 24 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
synthetic-drugs-calwell

ACT Policing has seized a quantity of synthetic cannabinoids during a search warrant executed on a retail outlet in Calwell yesterday (Tuesday, 23 December).
About 3.40pm, Criminal Investigations detectives executed a Crimes Act search warrant at the Butts and Brew store in Calwell after receiving information from the public.
During the search of the retail outlet police [...]

Man arrested over Pearce elderly man attack

By 23 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
police-wrap-default

A 21-year-old Torrens man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this afternoon following his arrest by ACT Policing earlier today (Tuesday, December 23) for an assault on an elderly Pearce man in September.
Police will allege the 82-year-old man was assaulted by the 21-year-old when he went to investigate noises outside his home on the night [...]

Best Child Access Lawyer Needed ASAP

By 22 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
ask-riotact-default

Hi,
Can anyone point me in the direction of a really good Lawyer in the ACT for Family law. I need the best !!
I have had restrictions of my child access placed on me since I moved into the town where my kids reside.
I have begun mediation, but need a lawyer to formalise the agreement reached after [...]

Witnesses sought to suspicious fire in Kambah

By 22 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
police-wrap-default

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a grass fire which occurred in Kambah yesterday afternoon (Sunday, December 21).
About 6.20pm, police attended grassland at the rear of the BMX cycle track on Sulwood Drive.
ACT Fire and Rescue was in attendance and extinguished the fire. No properties were damaged.
ACT Fire and Rescue deemed the fire as suspicious [...]

Police gearing up for a Safe Summer

By 19 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Rudi Lammers, Joy Burch and Brad Watts

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Joy Burch and Chief Police Officer Rudi Lammers yesterday launched ACT Policing’s 2014-15 Safe Summer campaign, urging the community to enjoy the festive season responsibly.
“The summer period is a busy time for everyone, with Christmas parties and New Year’s Eve celebrations, and upcoming events which attract large crowds, such [...]

Fail to stop leads to drug seizure

By 19 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
police-wrap-default

ACT Policing has seized a vehicle and a small amount of illicit drugs after a driver failed to stop the car as directed in Gordon during the early hours of Wednesday morning (December 17).
About 1.50am, a police patrol member saw a white Holden Commodore station wagon travelling at speed on Woodcock Drive, Gordon. Police activated [...]

Jon Stanhope appointed as new Legal Aid president

By 18 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, today announced the appointment of Jon Stanhope AO as the president of the Legal Aid Commission for the next five years.
“As a former ACT Chief Minister, Attorney-General and administrator of Christmas and Cocos islands, Jon Stanhope is well qualified to be the president of the ACT Legal Aid Commission,” Mr Corbell said.
“He [...]

Man in court after spitting incident

By 18 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

A 21-year-old man from NSW will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 18 December) charged with common assault and driving whilst disqualified after an incident in Tuggeranong on Monday (December 15).
Police will allege that the victim had been driving his car on Isabella Drive on Monday evening around 8.30pm when a vehicle in front [...]

Police search intensifies for missing Chisholm man

By 17 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Stuart

ACT Policing are still appealing for the public’s assistance to help locate missing man Stuart Heddle, who went missing from his Chisholm home on the morning of Saturday, 13 December.
We have been advised that Stuart left his home on foot on the morning of Saturday 13 December at approx 7.30am to go to water polo [...]

Police investigate suspicious package in Barton

By 16 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious package located in the canteen area of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Barton this afternoon (Tuesday, December 16).
About 1.45pm, ACT Policing received the report of the suspicious package at DFAT on John McEwen Crescent.
ACT Policing provided a coordinated response and cordoned the area as a [...]

Man bitten during Dickson assault

By 15 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
logo_crime_stoppers-4

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault in Dickson on Friday 12 December.
At around 11:30pm, three males walked through the laneway leading from Trinity Bar towards Woolley Street in Dickson. At the end of the laneway an intoxicated man approached them and a fight ensued.
The fight resulted in one man attending The Canberra Hospital [...]

Baby found safe and well, man still missing – Wollongong

By 14 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
logo_crime_stoppers-4

A nine-week-old baby missing since this morning (Sunday, 14 December) has been found safe and well in NSW.
The baby is believed to be unharmed and is currently undergoing routine medical checks. His family have been notified.
The father of the child, Garry Gordon is still missing and NSW Police and ACT Policing hold concerns for his [...]

Missing man from Chisholm

By 14 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Stuart

ACT Policing is appealing for the public’s assistance to help locate missing man Stuart Heddle from Chisholm.
He left his home on foot yesterday morning (Saturday 13 December) about 7.30am to go to water polo but did not show up and has not been seen or heard from since.
The 39-year-old is described as 6’ tall [...]

Abduction alert

By 14 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
Garry-a

Police were alerted at 5.40am this morning (14 December) to an alleged abduction of a nine-week old baby by his father from a house in O’Malley.
Garry Gordon is 25-years-old and described as 6’4” tall (193cm), 140kg, short curly red hair, wearing a dark coloured hoody. He may be driving a 1993 grey Ford Falcon Sedan [...]

Third man to face court over decade-old robbery

By 12 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

A 59-year-old Jerrabomberra man will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning over an aggravated robbery in Mawson 10 years ago.
Police will charge the man with aiding and abetting the May 2004 aggravated robbery of an armoured security van which had been collecting weekend takings from The Mawson Club in Mawson.
The robbery occurred around [...]

Weapons and drugs seized after Bonner warrant

By 11 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
bonner-warrant-111214

ACT Policing General Duties members from Gungahlin and Belconnen Police Station executed a search warrant on a house in Bonner yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, 10 December).
Around 5:30pm, police executed the search warrant at the Bonner house. During the search, officers located and seized a number of hydroponically grown cannabis plants, illicit human growth hormones, an [...]

Slow down on the Kings Highway this summer

By 9 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

ACT Policing is calling on motorists to slow down and drive safely on the Kings Highway this summer, as part of the Kings Highway Road Safety Partnership summer campaign.
The campaign, which launched today (Tuesday 9 December) outside Bungendore, urges drivers to ‘slow down or be caught’ as they head to the south coast along the [...]

A young man has died in Kambah after a single vehicle collision

By 6 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
logo_crime_stoppers-4

ACT Policing is investigating a collision on Livingston Avenue in Kambah this morning (Saturday, December 6) in which a male driver has died.
About 2.25am police responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Livingston Avenue.
ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are examining the circumstances surrounding the collision after the white commodore left [...]

Police investigating serious assault in Kingston

By 4 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
logo_crime_stoppers-4

ACT Policing is responding to a serious assault on a man in Kingston (Thursday, December 4).
About 9.50am this morning, police received a report of a 57-year-old man with a laceration to his throat.
ACT Ambulance Service was in attendance and conveyed the man to hospital where he is undergoing surgery.
At this time police are treating the [...]

Police locate grow house in Forde

By 4 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
logo_crime_stoppers-4

A grow house with approximately 30 mature plants and more than 70 small cannabis seedlings was located by police last night (Wednesday, December 3) in Forde.
About 5.30pm police received a report that a home in Aida Ball Circuit was insecure as the garage door was open.
Members from Gungahlin Police Station responded and observed the garage [...]

Confiscated criminal assets to help prevent violence against women

By 3 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

Three women’s sector organisations will share in $80,000 of funding from the ACT’s Confiscated Assets Trust Fund, Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, announced today.
“I have approved over $500,000 in payments from the fund since 2009 for projects that support the elimination of violence against women and advocacy for women’s rights,” Mr Corbell said.
“The successful applicants for this [...]

Witnesses sought to firearm incident

By 3 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
logo_crime_stoppers-4

ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to an incident where a firearm was discharged on Monday night (December 1) in Chisholm.
About 9.55pm police attended McLorinan St, Chisholm, in response to a disturbance. Two men flagged down attending police and stated their car had been shot at.
A white Subaru WRX was observed to have a damaged [...]

Search warrants reveal drugs, weapons, ammunition and cash

By 2 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
chisholm-drugs-031214

ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives executed three search warrants over the past week as part of Taskforce Nemesis targeting the criminal activities of outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMCGs).
The search warrants were executed on houses and vehicles in Pialligo, Chisholm and Kambah.
As a result of these warrants, police have seized an amount of illicit substances, believed to [...]

Police appeal to witness in sexual assault

By 1 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
logo_crime_stoppers-4

ACT Policing is appealing to a man who may have witnessed a sexual assault in Glebe Park, Civic, on Saturday night (November 29).
A 35-year-old woman was walking from the City Bus Interchange around 11.30pm when a man, whom she knew as an acquaintance, offered to walk with her.
As they walked through Glebe Park the woman [...]

Police seek help to identify offenders in assault

By 29 November 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE
police-a-291114

ACT Policing’s Regional Targeting Team is seeking the public’s help in identifying four men who may be able to assist the investigation into a serious assault which occurred in Braddon last weekend (Sunday, November 23).
The men are believed to have attended Hopscotch Bar on Saturday night (22 November) where they were involved in a disturbance.
Two [...]

Man to face court on drug trafficking charges

By 29 November 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

A 28-year-old Evatt man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Saturday, November 29) charged with drug trafficking.
About 12.50am this morning, police were conducting a patrol of Dickson when they observed lights on inside a construction site and heard power tools operating.
Police entered the work-site and observed three males on the second floor of [...]

Sponsors
RiotACT Proudly Supports
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 Riot ACT Holdings Pty Ltd. All rights reserved.