ACT Policing will summons an 18-year-old man to court after he was apprehended for drink-driving twice in the one morning (Saturday, June 2).
Around 4.25am the driver of a Nissan Pulsar was stopped in the city area for a routine traffic stop where he returned a positive reading to a roadside screening test. He was conveyed [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old man after a vehicle pursuit early this morning (Friday, May 18) which ended on Haydon Drive.
Around 4.25am today, a Belconnen Patrol team was conducting laser speed enforcement and roadside breath testing in Aranda when a Nissan Pulsar did not slow down and drove directly towards an officer.
The officer was [...]
ACT Policing apprehended 58 drink-drivers over the past fortnight (16-29 April), with 30 of those drivers issued with Immediate Suspension Notices.
Of the 58 drivers apprehended, 22 were subject to special conditions which restricted them to an Alcohol Content (AC) of 0.00.
The highest reading of the fortnight was at 6.50pm on Sunday (April 29). Police responded [...]
ACT Policing apprehended 25 drink-drivers last week, with nine of those drivers holding provisional licences and one being a six-time previous drink-drive offender.
Fourteen drivers were issued with immediate suspension notices.
The six-time offender is a 59-year-old man from Ainslie, who was detected driving on Dickson Place, in Dickson. His reading was 0.153.
In one high-level drink-driving incident [...]
The road toll for the ACT remains at zero after the Easter long weekend with 18 people apprehended for drink driving as part of Operation Crossroads.
Officer-in-Charge of Traffic Operations, Sergeant Rod Anderson, said that while the ACT remained fatality free, police issued 119 Traffic Infringement Notices (TINs) for a number of offences including speeding and [...]
I was driving the diesel Golf southbound along Lady Denman Drive on Saturday afternoon with Mrs and Master Alderney when we happened on a police car blocking all traffic heading in that direction and funnelling it into a car park area for ‘random’ breath testing.
Now, I’m all for the police ensuring that drink impaired drivers [...]
A 19-year-old man will be charged with high-range drink-driving and negligent driving after his vehicle left the road on a bend, struck a parked car and careered into a house in Gilmore early this morning.
ACT Policing patrols attended the location in Louisa Lawson Crescent, Gilmore around 3.40am today (Sunday, March 4).
When the offender lost control [...]
A 36-year-old Charnwood man has had his drivers licence suspended after he was caught speeding and drink driving by a member of ACT Policing Traffic Operations last night (Friday, February 17).
Around 8.30pm police noticed a blue Ford Focus XR5 Turbo take off from the traffic lights at Southern Cross Drive and Coulter Drive, accelerating to [...]
About 10pm on Friday, February 10, police observed a silver Toyota Hilux driving on the incorrect side of the road on Terminal Circuit at the Canberra Airport.
The driver was stopped and underwent a roadside breath screening test which returned a positive result. He was taken to the City Police Station for a breath analysis where [...]
A 25-year-old Wanniassa woman reported as being involved in a collision in Kambah early this morning (Friday, February 10) was later apprehended for drink-driving.
Around 1.00am police attended the corner of Sulwood Drive and Inkster Street in Kambah after the report of a single vehicle collision at that location. According to witnesses, the driver of the [...]
A 32-year-old Macgregor man has been caught more than four times over the limit at the weekend.
About 11.55 pm on Saturday January 21, police responded to a collision involving a car and a set of traffic lights at the intersection of Southern Cross and Kingsford Smith Drive in Scullin. The car fled the scene prior [...]
ACT Policing has caught a 23-year-old man travelling 149km/h in an 80km zone along Parkes Way early this morning (Monday, January 16).
Around 6am police recorded the man travelling 69km/h over the speed limit. He was issued with a Traffic Infringement Notice and fined $1,811 and lost six demerit points off his licence.
In another incident, on [...]
A 28-year-old Harrison man will be summonsed to court for drink driving after police pulled him over yesterday evening (Tuesday, December 20) driving a truck with five passengers on board.
About 6pm, members from Belconnen Police Station were on mobile patrol on Ginninderra Drive near Florey. They observed a white Mitsubishi rigid table truck turn [...]
A 33-year-old Belconnen man driving with his five-year-old son in the back seat has been caught drink driving after colliding with a police vehicle on the weekend.
Around midnight on Saturday night, police were conducting a routine patrol along Kingsford Smith Drive in Melba when they saw a vehicle travelling towards them on the wrong side [...]
More than 5000 breath tests were conducted over the past 14 days in the ACT as part of Operation RAID: Remove All Impaired Drivers.
The operation, which ran from Monday November 28, came to a close at midnight Sunday night (December 11).
On Thursday December 1, in a joint operation with NSW Police, ACT Policing conducted a [...]
Operation RAID (Remove All Impaired Drivers), in which ACT Policing Traffic Operations and NSW Police are combining their efforts in a crackdown on alcohol and drug-impaired drivers, swung into action last night (Thursday, December 1) with more than 1800 motorists tested on the Barton Highway near Hall.
Over four hours from 4pm yesterday, police from both [...]
A 54-year-old Page man with six previous convictions for drink driving was apprehended on Friday night with an alcohol content of 0.192, just one of 47 people caught in one week.
About 11 pm on Friday, November 25, police were on mobile patrol in Page when they conducted a traffic stop on a white Toyota Hilux. [...]
A 40-year-old Greenway woman will face court at a later date after recording an alcohol reading of 0.254 on Saturday afternoon (November 26).
About 3pm police received a report of a woman driving her car while intoxicated. When police arrived, the woman was subjected to a roadside breath-test, which returned a positive reading. The woman was [...]
ACT Policing will collaborate with NSW Police members from Yass in a cross- border “lockdown” for Operation RAID (Remove All Impaired Drivers) this week.
Police will have highly-visible operations targeting drug and alcohol-impaired drivers from Monday, November 28 to Sunday, December 11. These enforcement activities are timed to coincide with the start of the festive season, [...]
ACT Policing has apprehended two drink drivers while conducting traffic enforcement along Belconnen Way, Aranda, this morning (Friday, November 25).
About 3.30am, police stopped a red Ford Falcon, driven by a 19-year-old Florey woman.
The woman underwent a roadside breath analysis which indicated a positive breath sample. She was conveyed to the Belconnen Police Station [...]
ACT Policing apprehended four drink drivers this morning (Wednesday November 23) after returning positive blood alcohol readings on Commonwealth Avenue, Parkes.
Woden Patrol members conducted random breath testing between the hours of 12.15am and 2.30am, with 100 drivers tested.
The highest reading was from a provisional NSW driver, who returned a positive Alcohol Content (AC) reading of [...]
A 20-year-old man was apprehended for driving with an Alcohol Content (AC) of 0.151 last night (Thursday, November 17) in Canberra’s north.
Around 10.20pm last night, police attended the Bunnings car park in Lathlain Street Belconnen after it was reported that a group of people were fighting and drinking at that location.
Police attended the car park [...]
Seven drink-drivers were caught by ACT Policing during a three and a half hour targeted operation in Belconnen this morning (Thursday, November 17).
Between 1am to 4.30am, Belconnen Patrol members conducted 60 random breath tests at Emu Bank. The highest reading recorded was from a suspended driver, who returned a positive Alcohol Content (AC) reading of [...]
A 36-year-old Fraser man will face court later this month after being caught drink-driving twice last night (Thursday, November 10).
Around 10pm, the man was stopped by a Tuggeranong Patrol conducting random breath testing on Drakeford Drive in Isabella Plains. He returned a positive roadside screening, and was taken to Tuggeranong Police Station where he returned [...]
A 30-year-old man from Crestford in NSW was involved in a collision last night (Monday, October 31), and returned a high-range alcohol content (AC) more than five times the legal limit.
Police were called to Bellchambers Crescent in Banks around 9.45pm yesterday, where a badly damaged vehicle was located. It is believed the vehicle had collided [...]
A tip-off by a member of the public about a person seen driving erratically through Gungahlin, led police to apprehend a 33-year-old Ngunnawal man with a blood alcohol content more than four times the legal limit.
Around 9.35 last night (Sunday, October 31), ACT Policing’s Operations Centre received a report of a car weaving along Gungahlin [...]
Revellers from last year’s Melbourne Cup celebrations at Thoroughbred Park were praised for their good behaviour with ACT Policing hoping for another well behaved turnout this year.
ACT Policing will have a high-visibility presence at Thoroughbred Park and around the venue and a strong presence in and around Civic and other licensed venues as patrons continue [...]
Ten of the 24 drink-drivers apprehended by ACT Policing during the week (ending October 24) were found to have a zero limit restriction on their licences.
In the period October 17-24, police found that two of the 0.0 licence-holders had three previous drink-driving convictions, and one had four previous drink-driving convictions.
A 52-year-old Braddon man recorded the [...]
A 49-year-old Latham man has been arrested and charged with drink driving offences after being stopped by police in Holt around 10.15pm last night (Sunday, October 16).
Police were conducting a mobile patrol along Hardwick Crescent, Holt, when a grey Ford Laser was observed to quickly enter the car park of the West Belconnen Leagues Club, [...]
An unlicensed 24-year-old man of no fixed abode was arrested for drink driving after crashing into a number of street fixtures in Wanniassa early today (Friday, October 14).
Police attended McBryde Crescent around 1am today after receiving reports that a white Holden Commodore station wagon had collided with several objects in the street.
After noting a fresh [...]
ACT Policing’s campaign targeting motorists who used a mobile phone while driving resulted in 207 Traffic Infringement Notices being issued for this offence during the month of September (September 1 – 30).
Research shows that driver distraction is a significant contributing factor in serious motor vehicle collisions. Throughout September, all ACT Policing members actively [...]
ACT Policing has charged a man following a pursuit in Phillip this morning (Sunday, September 25).
About 1.57am Woden Patrol responded to reports of a disturbance in Phillip. At the location of the disturbance Police were advised that a white Holden Commodore had left the area and was being driven by an intoxicated driver.
Police left the [...]