ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a fire within a unit complex in Phillip at the weekend.
Sometime between 6pm Friday, March 29 and 5am Saturday, March 30 offenders have slashed the tyres of the resident’s car, set the unit on fire and stole two bicycles.
Police attended the location and saw the front door had [...]
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Justice Penfold has made known her thoughts on Jeremy Dash-Greentree who despite terrifying crimes is having allowances made for his mental health:
The charges arise from two quite separate incidents. The first incident took place in June 2006, when Mr Dash-Greentree went to a flat in Griffith to see a man named Brett whom [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a vehicle fire in McGregor last night (Sunday, February 3).
At 7.30pm, police attended Bowden Place after receiving reports of a Holden Rodeo alight at the location.
ACT Fire and Rescue extinguished the vehicle fire. They were unable to establish a point of ignition for the fire, and the cause of [...]
ACT Policing is investigating two suspicious fires at the Calwell Shops which occurred late last night (Tuesday, January 29).
About 10.20pm ACT Policing were called to attend the scene of a fire outside a shop after ACT Fire and Rescue deemed the fire as being intentionally lit.
A short time later, police were informed of another [...]
An 11-year-old boy will undergo a restorative justice process after being caught lighting a fire in Kambah yesterday (Monday, January 28).
Around 12.35pm, police attended the Wanniassa Primary School after a member of the public reported seeing two young people lighting fires against a tree on the school’s oval.
Police spoke to the two boys, one aged [...]
In a very un-Australian act, arsonists have struck again in the early hours of Saturday morning (January 26), this time in Holt and Fadden.
ACT Policing is investigating two incidents of arson, the first, a grass fire in the bush land off Foxton Circuit Fadden, behind the Holy Family Primary School.
Police were called to the scene [...]
ACT Policing, ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service have joined forces to warn the community about the danger of deliberately lighting fires this summer, following a suspicious grass fire in Gungahlin this week.
On Monday (January 21), ACT Fire & Rescue extinguished a fire near the Uniting Church on The Valley Avenue in [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a vehicle fire in Calwell early this morning (Wednesday, January 23).
At 12.18am, police attended Brawn Place after receiving reports of a 2007 model black Ford Ranger alight at the location.
ACT Fire and Rescue extinguished the vehicle fire. They were unable to establish a point of ignition for the fire, [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two deliberately lit grass fires at the Stony Creek Nature Reserve (Tuesday, January 15) and the Griffith Park Nature Reserve yesterday (Wednesday, January 16).
Around 2.45pm, the ACT Rural Fire Service attended the Stony Creek Nature Reserve on the eastern bank of the Murrumbidgee River, about 1.5km south of the [...]
ACT Policing has taken two teenagers into custody after a grass fire was started in Lawson earlier today (January 8).
Around 1.30pm, ACT Fire and Rescue requested the assistance of ACT Policing after receiving a report that two teenagers were seen lighting a grass fire along Baldwin Drive.
Officers from Gungahlin general duties attended the area and [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to three separate fires which occurred in Belconnen early this morning (Thursday, December 27).
Around 2.00am police were called to Howie Court in Condell Street, Belconnen, where a white Mitsubishi Triton Ute had been set on fire and extinguished by ACT Fire and Rescue.
Around 3.15am police attended the Oracle Apartments in [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a charity bin fire which occurred yesterday afternoon (Sunday, December 9).
Around 2.20pm Gungahlin police officers saw a large amount of smoke coming from the Salvation Army charity bins located on Ernest Cavanagh Street.
ACT Fire and Rescue attended the scene and extinguished the blaze, managing to limit the fire damage [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two fires in Holt overnight.
Around 2.15am today (Sunday, October 28), police attended the Kippax Fair Shopping Centre, where ACT Fire and Rescue had extinguished a small fire outside the Kippax Health Centre. The fire caused minor damage to a door at the Health Centre, and appears to have been [...]
ACT Policing is seeking to identify two youths who may be able to provide information relating to a deliberately lit grass fire near Justice Kelly St in Forde around 1.30pm yesterday (Saturday, September 8).
A quick-thinking local resident saw the smoke and used a garden hose to bring the fire under control, with ACT Fire and [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to two house fires in Gungahlin this week.
About 10pm on Sunday (August 12), police attended Helby Street in Harrison where they were advised by ACT Fire and Rescue that a fire had been extinguished. There was no structural damage to the house.
Police also attended a burnt out house on [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a fire at a business premises in Gungahlin last night (Tuesday, July 3).
Around 7.55pm police were called to a fire at the Village Building Company site office on Horse Park Drive in Gungahlin. ACT Fire and Rescue were already in attendance.
AFP Forensic Services will attend the scene and conduct [...]
ACT Policing has released the security camera footage of the incident at the Goldcurves brothel in Fyshwick which occurred on Tuesday, May 8.
About 1.10am police were called to the brothel after an original report of a fire at the location.
Police have spoken to a number of witnesses who state they saw a person throw two [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a number of suspicious fires in Fadden yesterday afternoon (May 10).
About 3.20pm police were called to the bushland area bordered by Appel Crescent and Sparkes Close in Fadden in response to three spot grass fires at that location. ACT Fire and Rescue was in attendance and had extinguished the [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an incident at the Goldcurves brothel in Fyshwick early this morning (Tuesday, May 8).
About 1.10am police were called to the brothel after a report of a fire at the location. Witnesses saw a person throw a flaming bottle at the front door, causing the front of the building to catch alight. [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a white Nissan Pathfinder was deliberately set alight in a Civic car park last night (April 3).
About 7.20pm, police were alerted to a vehicle that was on fire in the car park between Knowles Place and Vernon Circle, Civic.
ACT Policing General Duties officers attended the location and managed to [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a fire at a café in Weston early this morning (Thursday, January 12).
Around 4am police were called to a fire at AD’s Café in Brierly Street. ACT Fire and Rescue were also in attendance, had extinguished the blaze and deemed the fire suspicious.
It is estimated the fire caused $100,000 [...]
ACT Policing’s Crime Response Team has arrested and charged a 15-year-old south Canberra boy on one count of arson and two of property damage.
In the first incident, police will allege the boy and four associates entered the rear loading dock area of Woolworths in Calwell around 9.50pm on September 16 and lit a fire in [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a number of small fires believed to be deliberately lit in the Woden area this week (week beginning Monday, October 19).
Around 5.00pm on Monday afternoon, police attended the grass area behind Jessop Place in Phillip in response to a fire at that location. The fire had been extinguished by ACT Fire [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a number of vehicle and grass fires in the Calwell and Theodore areas this morning.
Around 6.13am this morning (Saturday, September 24) ACT Policing and ACT Fire Brigade attended five separate incidents of vehicle and grass fires in Calwell and Theodore.
One vehicle fire occurred at Were Street, Calwell and a [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two incidents of arson and property damage in Calwell and Richardson last week.
Around 9.50pm on Friday (September 16), a fire was deliberately lit on a number of timber pallets positioned against a wall in the dock area of Woolworths supermarket in Calwell, causing significant damage to the wall and [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a number of property damage and arson incidents in Greenway last night (Friday, September 16).
About 10pm, police responded to a report of a group of teenage males causing a disturbance at McDonalds in Greenway. The group left before police arrived and smashed a glass door while leaving.
Police searched [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a suspicious house fire in Isabella Plains which occurred early this morning (Sunday, August 28).
Around 4.50am Tuggeranong police were conducting a mobile patrol in Isabella Plains when they observed a house in Ellerston Avenue on fire. Police gained access to the rear of the premises and determined no one [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a number of suspicious fires in the Woden and Tuggeranong areas which occurred yesterday evening (Sunday, August 21).
Between 5.30 pm and midnight, police received numerous reports of fires to playground equipment (Gordon), trees (Tuggeranong Skate Park), wheelie bins (Kambah, Weston and Rivett), a car (Weston) and two electrical service pillars (Bonython [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an arson attack in which three vehicles were set alight in a Kambah car park overnight (Monday June 27).
About 3.00am police attended a car park on Ashby Circuit, Kambah, in response to vehicles on fire at that location. ACT Fire Brigade (ACTFB) was in attendance and extinguished the vehicles on fire, [...]
ACT Policing has arrested and charged a 29-year-old Evatt man after two suspicious fires and a bomb hoax occurred yesterday (Monday, May 30) at Westfield Belconnen.
The 29-year-old man was arrested by Belconnen General Duties members and conveyed to the ACT Watch House and charged with two counts of arson and one count of using a [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious fire which occurred in Lyneham this morning (Wednesday, May 10).
Around 7.15am police were called to a fire in De Burgh St, Lyneham. ACT Fire Brigade trucks were already in attendance.
The second floor of the townhouse was severely damaged, however no one was injured in the blaze.
AFP Forensics is attending [...]