ACT Policing arrested a 32-year-old Queanbeyan man following the seizure of a gun during a routine traffic stop last night.
About 10.15pm officers from Woden Patrol conducted a routine traffic stop on a vehicle in Launceston Street, Phillip.
After making several enquiries officers located a loaded firearm and a holster underneath the driver’s seat. Police then seized [...]
ACT Policing arrested a 23-year-old foreign national for an act of indecency yesterday afternoon (Sunday, September 9).
About 9am police attended a residence in Red Hill where the man, who was an invited guest at the home, is alleged to have committed an act of indecency on a woman in her bedroom.
The man will face ACT [...]
ACT Policing will no longer be investigating an alleged stabbing at a Belconnen take away which occurred on Wednesday, September 4.
About 7am on Wednesday, police were contacted by ACT Ambulance Service in relation to a report that there was a man at the premises who was bleeding from the abdomen.
Detectives re-interviewed the man this morning, [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 41-year-old Gowrie man and a 37-year-old Chisolm woman, after executing a search warrant yesterday afternoon (Friday, September 6).
Around 3pm yesterday afternoon, members of Tuggeranong Police Station, Specialist Response Group and National Canine executed a search warrant and seized over 700 property items suspected to be stolen, .22 calibre rounds, a [...]
A 39-year-old Campbell man will face ACT Magistrate’s Court this morning (Saturday, 7 September) after being arrested in relation to an alleged assault on a young child on Thursday.
About 1.30pm police were called to the Belconnen library following a report that an unknown man was found in the corner of the library with a child.
ACT Policing Criminal Investigations Detectives have seized a replica firearm and illegal knife from a search warrant yesterday (Thursday, September 5).
Detectives executed the warrant at a home in Forde where they located the handgun, knife, a baton and two canisters of oleoresin capsicum (OC) spray.
A 28-year-old Forde man will be summonsed to attend the [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an attempted robbery at the North Lyneham Mini Mart yesterday evening (Thursday, September 5).
Around 7.30pm a man entered the store, removed a can of drink from the fridge and approached the counter.
The alleged offender then withdrew a small knife and threated the shop attendant demanding them to empty the [...]
A 20-year-old Gordon man will be summonsed to ACT Magistrates Court on multiple traffic charges after an incident in Gordon early this morning (Friday, 6 September).
About 1.30am Police observed a dark-coloured Holden Commodore utility perform a prolonged burnout at the roundabout intersection of Woodcock Drive and Knoke Avenue.
Police activated their emergency lights and sirens in [...]
A 24-year-old Griffith man will face ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Friday, September 6) after being arrested in relation to an alleged robbery Wednesday morning.
About 1.30am the victim was assaulted at Stuart Flats, Griffith. A number of items were stolen, including the keys to the victim’s vehicle. The man suffered head injuries, and was transported [...]
ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the offenders involved in two service station robberies overnight.
About 11.55pm last night (Thursday, September 5), two men entered the Giralang 7-Eleven armed with knives. They threatened the staff member, demanding cash and cigarettes.
The staff member complied, with the offenders fleeing on foot in the direction [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an incident at the Belconnen library where a man is alleged to have assaulted a young child earlier today (September 5).
Police were called to the library about 1.30pm following a report that an unknown man was found in a corner of the library with a child.
The man left the location shortly [...]
A 43-year-old Monash woman has been charged with multiple traffic offences after her vehicle, with two children inside, crashed into her garage yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, September 4).
The incident was reported around 3pm and Tuggeranong Patrol members, together with ACT Fire and Rescue, immediately responded.
On arrival police observed a black sedan that was in the [...]
Police are investigating a collision between two cars about 7.20am this morning (September, 5) on Limestone Avenue at the intersection with Elder Street in Ainslie.
ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire and Rescue attended the scene. Two females, who were among the three passengers in one of the vehicles, were transported to The Canberra Hospital for [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to several incidents of graffiti in the area of Erindale shops, in Wanniassa, and the skate park at Greenway.
At 9.40am on Tuesday, August 27 police attended the Erindale shops following a report that extensive graffiti had been sprayed at the location overnight.
Police reviewed CCTV footage from the area which [...]
ACT Policing will focus on Traffic Control offences during the month of September 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 Traffic Controls among those concerns.
Acting Superintendent Rod Anderson said ACT Policing’s [...]
In a month where ACT Policing focussed its attention on the issue of driver distraction, 140 motorists were issued with Traffic Infringement Notices and another 49 were cautioned for these and related traffic offences.
Of the 140 drivers issued with TINs, 130 were fined for using a hand-held mobile phone while driving and nine others were [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a stabbing at a Belconnen take away which occurred this morning (Wednesday, September 4).
At 7.07am, police were contacted by ACT Ambulance Service in relation to a report that there was a male at the premises who was bleeding from the abdomen.
Upon arrival police located a man inside who had sustained [...]
ACT Policing’s ongoing efforts to secure number plates against theft is heading south.
ACT Policing and Westfield Woden are joining forces to prevent number plate theft with a free program this weekend, Project Safe Plate.
This Saturday (September 7) between 10am-2pm, motorists are encouraged to bring their vehicles to the Westfield Woden Callam Street car park, opposite [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an altercation involving three males at the corner of Alinga Street and Northbourne Avenue, Civic, on Saturday (August, 31).
About 11.00pm, three males were involved in a physical altercation during which one of the males was repeatedly stomped on and rendered unconscious for about 20 minutes.
ACT Policing’s City Beats and [...]
ACT Policing is responding to a report that a suspected pipe bomb discharged on a nature-strip between Lanyon High School and St Clare of Assisi Primary School on Heidelberg Street, Condor, around 2pm today (August, 30).
The incident is currently being investigated by ACT Policing Tuggeranong Patrol officers and the AFP Bomb Response team.
AFP Forensics members [...]
ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives are investigating an alleged assault that occurred at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) this morning.
Around 11.40am this morning (August 30), ACT Policing received a report from ACT Corrective Services about an alleged assault within the AMC.
The alleged incident involved two detainee’s assaulting another detainee. Police have been advised that [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated robbery which occurred in Hawker last night (Thursday, August 29).
About 10.30pm a man entered the Liquor Legends store on Belconnen Way, Hawker armed with a knife.
He threatened staff, demanding cash. The staff member complied, giving the offender a sum of cash. The offender then fled on foot.
A 37-year-old Braddon man has been arrested following a short pursuit yesterday (Thursday, August 29) with police.
Around 1pm members from City Police Station were patrolling on Hayley Street in Ainslie when they observed a blue coloured Ford Festiva travelling above the sign posted speed limit.
Police pulled the driver over however the man has suddenly accelerated [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to several motor vehicle fires that happened in the Tuggeranong area overnight (Thursday, August 29).
Between the hours of 11pm and 1:30am this morning (Friday, August 30) police responded to five incidents within the suburbs of Kambah, Gilmore and Chisholm.
Police are treating the fires as suspicious and the cause of each [...]
Police are again reminding the Canberra community about conmen using scams to gain entry to homes after receiving a number of recent reports.
ACT Policing has received several reports of suspicious behaviour of late, throughout Canberra, of men of different descriptions offering a range of services to gain entry to their homes and obtain money. [...]
ACT Policing has extradited a 31-year-old man from Cooma in relation to the aggravated robbery of the IGA Supermarket at Chapman last week.
About 6.20am last Monday (August, 19), a man entered the store on Perry Drive armed with a firearm, demanding cash.
Staff complied with the demand. The offender fled the premises with a sum of [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the burglary of a Braddon restaurant on Lonsdale Street between 12.00am and 4.00am on Monday (August, 26).
About 4.30am a staff member arrived at The Elk and Pea and noticed that the front door was ajar and a number of items and a sum of cash were missing from the [...]
A 55-year-old Chifley man, who is alleged to have stolen a mobile phone last weekend (Saturday, August 24), was identified with the assistance of a mobile phone application.
About 7pm on Saturday, the owner parked his car in the car park located off London Circuit near the Magistrates Court. When he returned a short time [...]
The ABC has the news that the two Northbourne flats denizens who killed Liang Zhao as he tried to walk home in 2011 have plead guilty:
Two men have pleaded guilty in the ACT Supreme Court over the 2011 murder of Liang Zhao, 27, on Northbourne Avenue in Canberra.
Taylor Lewis Schmitt, 22, and a 19 [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a single vehicle collision in Melba overnight (Tuesday, August 27) where the driver has died at the scene.
Around 11:30pm police attended Grainger Street, Melba where a white Mazda 323 has veered off the road and collided with a parked car at low level speed.
Police and Emergency Services responded to the incident [...]
Simon Corbell has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer of Legal Aid ACT:
“Before this appointment, Dr Boersig worked as an Assistant Secretary in the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department, as a senior lecturer in law, and as an advocate with the Aboriginal Legal Service of NSW.”
The appointment comes just three months after Dr Boersig [...]
A 23-year-old Conder man will face ACT Magistrates Court this morning after an alleged burglary yesterday afternoon (Monday, 26 August).
About 2.30pm, police were called to an Ebenezer Street, Bonython residence after receiving a report that a man had smashed a window and entered the premises.
Police attended, and located the man inside. He was arrested, and [...]