Tag Archives: burglary

Two males to face court following Gordon burglary

By 8 August 2014

ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old man and 16-year-old teenager following a burglary in Gordon yesterday (August 7).
Around 12.15pm a woman returned to her home and suspected that someone was inside the residence after hearing the sound of a window opening.
The woman contacted police and members of the Tuggeranong Patrol responded to the incident a [...]

Man to face court following burglary

By 28 July 2014

ACT Policing has charged a 36-year-old man of no fixed abode following a burglary at a Braddon night club early this morning (July 28).
About 4.55am, police received a report from a staff member that a person was attempting to break into the Knightsbridge Penthouse night club through a rear window.
Police arrived at the location within [...]

Greenway Vinnies burgled

By 23 January 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a burglary at a St Vincent de Paul store in Greenway yesterday (Wednesday January 22).
Police believe the offender/s gained access to the store through the front doors sometime between 6.30pm Tuesday night (January, 21) and 8.30am yesterday morning (Wednesday January 22).
Police were called to the store after an employee [...]

Light fingered Forde youths run down

By 19 December 2013

ACT Policing has arrested four juveniles in relation to a burglary that occurred at a Café in Forde yesterday evening (Wednesday, December 18).
Around 11.10pm four young males entered the rear of the café and located the cash float.
The youths proceeded to steal the takings and fled the cafe. Upon fleeing the youths dropped the tin [...]

Maybe heading to Cash Converters the day of the burg wasn’t so bright

By 18 December 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old man following a burglary in Griffith on Monday (December 9).
Around 3.15pm a man returned to his home to find that his residence had been burgled. A number of items were identified as missing including electronic goods and pieces of jewellery. The items were valued at approximately $10 000.
The [...]

Worst. Heist. Ever.

By 6 December 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 42-year-old Ainslie man after a burglary occurred at a jewellery store in Civic last Saturday night (November 30).
The burglary occurred around 10pm at a jewellery store on Mort Street, Civic where a substantial amount of jewellery was stolen. During the burglary a man wearing distinctive clothing was captured on [...]

Burglary and motor vehicle theft rates dropping

By 26 November 2013

Good news everybody!
Simon Corbell announced today that the the ACT Property Crime Reduction Strategy 2012-15 is doing it’s job and rates for both burglary crime and motor vehicle theft have significantly dropped during the strategy’s first year.
“This whole of government strategy has set two key targets – reduce burglary crime by a further 10% and [...]

Teenager coming back from Wagga for Griffith housebreak

By 25 November 2013

A 19-year-old man was extradited from NSW over the weekend by members of ACT Policing Criminal Investigations for offences from 2010.
On the night of January 12, 2010, police will allege the teenager committed an aggravated burglary in Griffith (ACT) in which a woman was assaulted and her handbag stolen.
The 64-year-old woman was in bed inside [...]

Some very cheap iMacs hitting the streets

By 11 November 2013

ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to a burglary in Manuka where a number of Apple iMac desktop computers were stolen.
Sometime between 6.30pm last night (Sunday, November 10) and 7.30am this morning (Monday, November 11), a business located on Bougainville Street, Manuka, was broken into and seven white Apple iMac computers were stolen.
Police are appealing [...]

Barcode burgled

By 8 November 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the burglary of a Dickson bar on Challis Street between 11.45pm on Wednesday (November, 6) and 8.50am on Thursday (November, 7).
About 8.50am on Thursday a staff member arrived at Barcode and after unlocking the secured premises noticed that a number of large items of audio equipment were missing. Given [...]

Suspected burglar nabbed at the Gungahlin Marketplace

By 1 November 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a twenty-seven year old woman following a burglary that occurred in Chisholm on Tuesday 24 September.
It is alleged the offender smashed a window to gain entry to the premises.
The resident of the property returned home later that day to find a number of items had been removed including electronic goods and [...]

Wanniassa man dragged back from Queensland for sexual assault charges

By 14 October 2013

A 26-year-old Wanniassa man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 14 October) charged with sexual assault offences following his extradition from Queensland.
Police will allege the man sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl in her north Canberra home on September 10 this year.
Criminal Investigation detectives extradited the man from Brisbane on Saturday (12 October), [...]

Elk and Pea robbed

By 29 August 2013

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 [...]

Quick work nabs Bonython burglar

By 27 August 2013

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 [...]

Chances are she doesn’t look like Catherine Zeta Jones

By 12 August 2013

A 28-year-old Page woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged with burglary and resisting arrest.
About 9.20pm police were called to a home in Hawker in relation to an alleged offender on the premises. The woman attempted to flee the scene upon police arrival.
A short time later the woman was arrested nearby and was [...]

West Belconnen Crime Spree

By 14 July 2013

ACT Policing is investigating a series of aggravated burglaries in Belconnen earlier this morning (Sunday, July 14).
About 4.35am this morning offenders have attempted to gain entry to the Lucky 7 Handy Mart at Latham. The group were captured on CCTV running off after they were disturbed attempting to gain entry.
Around 5am police attended the Holt [...]

Building site burglary in Chisholm

By 20 June 2013

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 [...]

Thief arrested in Pearce

By 20 June 2013

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 [...]

Gordon crime spree

By 13 June 2013

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 [...]

Dickson burglary

By 2 June 2013

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 [...]

Do you expect police to prevent crime, or just watch?

By 18 May 2013

The CT reports that police watched a house being burgled and did not intervene. No doubt they will say there was some bigger picture, but this may be little consolation to the cancer patient and their family, whose circumstances were used to tug at our heart strings.
When you can’t rely on police to protect [...]

Teen burglars nabbed

By 17 May 2013

ACT Policing has charged two men following an aggravated burglary in Farrer yesterday (Thursday, May 16).
Police attended a residence in Farrer in response to reports of an aggravated burglary. The two offenders are understood to have gained entry to the residence through the rear door of the house.
Property stolen included a backpack, electronic tablet, camera [...]

ATM keys in the wild

By 14 May 2013

ACT Policing is investigating a burglary at a Southside business overnight (Monday, May 13) which involved electronic keys and a silver Hyundai I30 station wagon (ACT registration YJA 52G) being stolen.
The electronic keys allow access to cash from Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and police are aware that a sum of money has already been accessed [...]

Arrested for burglary and theft

By 2 May 2013

A 32-year-old Wanniassa man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged with burglary and theft.
The 32-year-old was arrested yesterday (Wednesday, May 1) by police in Dickson following an investigation into his criminal activities.
Following his arrest members from ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations Crime Targeting Team executed four search warrants on a number of homes.
Police seized [...]

Recognise this racing bike pinched from Red Hill?

By 30 April 2013

ACT Policing are seeking witnesses to a burglary of a house at Red Hill on Saturday evening (April 27).
Police suspect one or more offenders gained access to the house by forcing the front door open between 3.00pm and 6.00pm on Saturday.
Following the incident a black Cervelo racing bicycle valued at approximately $10,000, along with [...]

Thieves in the night strike the Inner North

By 12 April 2013

ACT Policing is urging residents to be vigilant following several cases of burglary, property damage and theft in secure underground car parks in Braddon, Turner, Lyneham and O’Conner areas recently.
The offences have been occurring during the hours of darkness, mostly between 2.30am and 4.30am on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s.
Items stolen so far include electrical items such [...]

Alleged Chisholm teen grots to face the court

By 17 February 2013

ACT Policing has charged two juvenile males following an aggravated burglary in Chisholm on Friday (February 15).
Police attended a residence in Chisholm in response to reports of an aggravated burglary. They found damage to the property including holes in the interior plaster walls, graffiti, and paint poured and thrown on floors and walls throughout the [...]

Arrests made after Red Hill burglary

By 1 February 2013

ACT Policing arrested two men late last night after investigations into an incident at Red Hill yesterday afternoon.
Around 5.15 last night, it was reported to police that six men had attempted to force entry to a residence in Red Hill.
Police attended and found damage to the property including broken windows, holes in a door and [...]

Baseball bat burglary in Red Hill

By 1 February 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary at a unit in Red Hill this evening (Thursday, January 31).
Around 5pm, six people broke two windows and the front door of the residence with baseball bats. The residents sustained minor injuries.
The offenders were last seen walking along Cygnet Crescent towards Manuka.
Nearby residents were able to [...]

A hero emerges in Duffy

By 18 November 2012

Members of the public intervened to detain a suspect in the early hours of this morning, which led to ACT Policing arresting and charging a 15-year-old boy for aggravated burglary.
An 18-year-old man had been with a group of friends in Duffy, waiting for a lift from his father around 12.50am today (Sunday, November 18) when [...]

ACT Policing joins the Bunnings marketing juggernaut

By 1 November 2012

ACT Policing is teaming up with Bunnings Warehouse this weekend to provide members of the community free security advice on how to protect their homes and prevent break-ins in the lead up to the Christmas holidays.
Between 10am to 2pm on Saturday and Sunday (3 and 4 November), ACT Policing members will be at Bunnings Warehouse [...]

Rodney Payne, busted by his ciggy butt, to rejoin society in 2014

By 24 September 2012

When you hear about a burglary sentencing some things are crushingly predictable.
And so we come to Rodney Payne, who left home when he was 18 to move in with his long suffering girlfriend (although not so much suffering that she didn’t have three children with other men along the way, and one of his), [...]

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