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 [...]
ACT Policing arrested a 27-year-old Gordon man after he fled from police yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 11 June) in Canberra’s South.
Around 5:26pm yesterday Police attempted to approach a vehicle parked in Phillip Marketplace.
The male fled the scene and a short pursuit commenced through Phillip before being terminated.
The car was involved in a two vehicle collision at [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at a house fire on McGilvray Close, Gordon.
Firefighters are working to extinguish the fire and protect exposures on adjoining properties.
ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics are also on scene supporting operations with no injuries reported.
Update to follow
Firefghters have contained the fire.
No current threat to adjoining [...]
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Rioter Matt sent us this find on Google Maps.
I dunno if its news worthy, but I found this google imagery of two guys punching up in Gordon.
Does it look like two guys fighting to you?
They could be slow dancing.
It could be one man and a novelty hula-hoop.
Gordon residents will notice a new signalled pedestrian crossing will be operational starting tomorrow on Tharwa Drive.
“The signalised crossing has been installed opposite Lanyon Marketplace, near the
roundabout at the intersection of Tharwa Drive and Woodcock Drive/Box Hill Avenue, to
provide a safe crossing for pedestrians,” Mr Gill said.
“Gordon residents, including residents from the new aged care [...]
A 21-year-old Gordon man will face court following a pursuit early this morning (Sunday, February 24).
Around 1.10 am police observed the maroon Ford XR6 sedan performing burnouts and driving erratically near Woodcock Drive, Gordon.
Police activated their lights and sirens to perform a traffic stop on the vehicle, however it accelerated away.
Police pursued the vehicle as [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a home invasion that occurred in Gordon this morning (Monday, February 11), in which offenders forced their way into a couple’s house, tied them up and threatened them.
Police were called to the Knoke Avenue home about 9.30am when the daughter of the couple arrived home and found her parents [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an incident Saturday night, (February 9) in which a 24-year-old Gordon man was injured after falling from a car in Rivett.
Police attended a Rivett address around 9.10pm as a man was about to be conveyed to The Canberra Hospital. The injured man told police he had fallen from the rear passenger [...]
My daughter was walking home along Knoke Ave in Gordon today and a small dog started following her, she did manage to get it to stay but it discovered her far ahead , so chased her and came home with her.
She is calling it Toto cause that’s what the dog looks like. the dog [...]
A 29-year-old Gordon man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this afternoon (Thursday, November 29) on steroid supply charges after a series of search warrants were executed earlier today.
ACT Policing’s Drug Team detectives executed warrants on the man’s home in Gordon and on his HSV ClubSport sedan from around 7am today.
The vehicle was seized and [...]
The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) will tomorrow, Saturday 15 September, 2012, weather permitting, conduct hazard reduction burns at Bonython and Gordon.
The Bonython Hill burn near Derrington Crescent, Bonython, will commence from 8am to 9pm.
Four heavy tankers, two medium tankers, two light units, five command vehicles and 35 personnel will conduct the burn covering a [...]
Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that (weather permitting) a controlled burn will be conducted tomorrow, Friday 14 September 2012, at Point Hut Hill adjacent to Woodcock Drive in Gordon.
The burn is approximately 20 hectares in size.
ACT Policing is investigating two aggravated robberies in Canberra’s south last night (Friday, July 13).
Around 8pm, a man armed with a knife entered the IGA supermarket in Gordon and demanded cash. He was given an amount of cash and left the store on foot.
The man is described as approximately 178cm (5’10”) tall, with a medium [...]
ACT Policing arrested a 31-year-old Hawker man for multiple aggravated robbery and theft offences early this morning (June 1).
Shortly after midnight, ACT Policing Criminal Investigation officers executed a search warrant at a house in Gordon. During the search a number of items were seized in relation to ongoing investigations involving aggravated robberies.
Detective Superintendent Brett [...]
ACT Policing is appealing to car owners to remove all valuables from their cars of an evening after a recent spate of thefts in Canberra’s south.
Between Thursday, May 10 and Sunday, May 13, eleven cars were broken into from a number of suburbs in the Tuggeranong area, including Isabella Plains, Kambah, Monash, Chisholm, Fadden, Gordon [...]
Katy Gallagher is letting us know who’s getting the next round of playground renewal:
“The ACT Government has allocated $1 million to the 2011-12 Playground Safety Program which will include upgrades to the play spaces on Muller Street in Yarralumla, Rosman Circuit in Gilmore, Gibbs and Crafer Places in Kambah, and the giant slide at Point [...]
TAMS have announced the playgrounds getting refurbished in the coming year, and boy, is tuggeranong ever getting the works!
Suburbs expecting the goodies are: Yarralumla, Gilmore, Kambah, Gordon, Evatt, Florey, Ainslie and Gowrie.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a suspicious house fire in Gordon which occurred early this morning (Thursday, December 1).
Around 4.40am police were notified by ACT Fire & Rescue of a house in Sherwood Crescent on fire.
ACT Fire & Rescue extinguish the fire, and the house sustained major damage. No one was injured as a [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at a house fire in Gordon.
Multiple crews were dispatched to the Sherwood Circuit property after receiving a single emergency triple zero call from a neighbour at 4:30am.
Update to follow.
5:03am Thursday 1 December 2011
Firefighters have extinguished the fire.
A search of the property has not found anyone inside.
The cause of [...]
Claire Dennis Ave in Gordon was the proud recipient of this high quality work, today 7 November 2011.
A sample of the work, proudly undertaken by a contractor engaged by the ACT Government. Stones are totally detaching from the pavement in less than half a day.
ACT Policing has arrested a 21-year-old Banks man following the aggravated robbery of a taxi driver last night (Sunday, October 23) in Canberra’s south.
About 6.00pm a taxi driver drove the alleged offender to an address in Gordon. When the taxi driver asked for payment for the fare, the alleged offender told the driver he was [...]
An 18-year-old Gordon man will be summonsed to face the ACT Magistrates Court following a robbery last month.
Police will allege around 7.15pm on Wednesday September 28, the man robbed a 61-year-old man walking along Cleeve Place in Gordon. The man pushed the victim to the ground, and stole his wallet.
Following information received from a member [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery in Gordon last night (Wednesday, September 28).
Around 7.15pm a 61-year-old man was walking along Cleeve Place, Gordon when he was approached from behind by an unknown male who pushed him to the ground and made threats towards him.
The offender took the victim’s wallet which contained a [...]
ACT Policing has issued a $1811 traffic infringement notice to a 20-year-old Gordon man late last night (Tuesday, 26 July) for speeding well above the posted speed limit.
Around 11.30 pm, police were conducting laser speed detection along Drakeford Drive, Bonython when they saw a vehicle travelling at excessive speed heading towards them.
The vehicle’s speed was [...]
ACT Policing has praised the assistance of the public after locating a stolen vehicle parked in Gordon and arresting the alleged offenders involved.
The Honda CRV had been stolen as a result of a burglary in country NSW, last week.
The stolen car was subsequently sighted in Narrabundah around 10am today but when police approached the vehicle, [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to burglary and extensive property damage to a house in Darcy Close, Gordon yesterday (March 31).
Between 8am and 2pm entry was forced to the house and extensive water damage was caused by a garden hose flooding the living room. The intruders also damaged other property in the house. Damage is [...]
Territory And Municipal Services are advising that they’re undertaking a fuel reduction burn in Gordon today.
It’s happening at the rear of Covenant College.
I took my kids outside to a park today, their idea. We went to the adventure park in Gordon.
The flying foxes are broken. The big slide is fenced off with temporary fencing, the grass around the fencing is longish, so it looks like the slide has been fenced off for a while. Anyone know why?
Territory and Municipal Services advise that they’re burning off more fuel in the area “Adjacent to Covenant College, Woodcock Drive, Gordon” this afternoon.
So don’t panic.
Last night (wednesday night) while looking at the christmas lights along knoke avenue in gordon at about 9:40 some kid looking about 15 without a shirt on, light hair and light possibly tan shorts, and fairly big muscles for a kid of his age, riding a scooter with about 4 other people stood out in the [...]
1. Trouble in Togo Place:
ACT Policing has arrested two South Australia men for an aggravated burglary in Gordon last night (Tuesday 26th October).
Around midnight last night police received a call about two men acting suspiciously in Togo Place. When they arrived police found two men carrying a large sports bag containing jewellery and electrical [...]
1. Electrical street fire in Gordon:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a fire that occurred in Gordon early this morning (Tuesday July 27).
About 1.45am residents in Lewis Luxton Avenue, Gordon were awoken by a loud bang. Upon investigating the noise residents saw the electricity box located at the end of the laneway on fire. [...]