ACT Policing General Duties and the Specialist Response Group (SRG) Bomb Response Team attended a residence in Kaleen yesterday (Sunday, May 5) where they rendered a suspicious device safe.
Police were called to the residence after a young person attending a 16th birthday party on Saturday night had brought a present (modified aerosol can) that was [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a stabbing at Belconnen Bus Interchange this evening (Sunday 7 March).
At about 5pm, a 38-year-old man from Kaleen was stabbed several times in the back by another man on platform two.
The man was treated at the scene by ACT Ambulance and transported to the Canberra Hospital where he is receiving treatment [...]
Last year we were enthralled by the botched yet still brutal robbery of the Kaleen Caltex.
This week the ABC has reported that Leigh Coulter is the Tyre Iron and has been sentenced to five and a half years for this crime amongst others.
No word on Dogman, the hero Canberra deserves, but not the one it [...]
Many thanks to Bugmenot for pointing out a most impressive house in Kaleen.
We salute the effort!
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Southern Cross Club in Kaleen last night (Thursday, January 10).
Around 11pm, a man armed with knife threatened two employees and stole a sum of cash from the club on Georgina Crescent.
The man is described as 183cm (6’) tall with a medium build, and had [...]
ACT Policing is urging the Canberra community to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity in their neighbourhood following the discovery of dumped hydroponic equipment this week.
On Monday (12 November) police located a large amount of hydroponic equipment and drug paraphernalia including liquid fertiliser, hydroponic bulbs, ducting, fans and potting mix which were discarded next [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue is responding multiple units to a house fire in Daintree Crescent Kaleen.
FIrst arriving crew has confirmed the house is well alight.
Update to follow.
7:31pm Friday 2 Nov 2012
Firefighters have contained the fire to within the house and are working to extinguish it.
Three fire crews, the breathing apparatus support van and commander are [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Kaleen last night (Wednesday, October 24).
Around 5pm a man entered the Kaleen Newsagency and threatened staff with a firearm, demanding cash.
Staff members complied with his demands and the man left the store running across Georgina Crescent and then onto Staaten Street.
The man is described as [...]
Thanks to Deref for sending this in:
Hi, Johnboy. Here’s one of some sunset clouds from Kaleen a couple of days ago.
Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to firstname.lastname@example.org .
ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives have arrested a 27-year-old Dunlop man for assisting in the aggravated robbery at the Kaleen Caltex service station on August 24.
Around 4pm yesterday (September 13), police executed a search warrant at a house in Macgregor. The information to obtain this warrant came via an anonymous member of the community [...]
ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives have arrested a 23-year-old Reid man for the aggravated robbery at the Kaleen Caltex service station on August 24.
Around 8.30am today (September 13), police executed a search warrant at an apartment complex in Reid, following information submitted by an anonymous member of the community via Crime Stoppers.
During the warrant, [...]
It is with great pride we dedicate the Mully Cup for August 2012 to Dogman.
Dogman spawned a brief flurry of memes:
Dogman threw a mean punch:
Dogman is our hero and while he only got 70+ comments we figure that’s because you can only say “Whoa… AWESOME” so many times.
Congratulations Dogman on your Mully Cup win. The [...]
It is now well known that given a choice between a Kaleen dog walker and Batman in an emergency you’d go for the dog walker.
But how best to utilise this force for good which would otherwise be playing fetch on the relatively safe sports grounds?
Cunning fox that he is Andrew Barr has announced the completion [...]
Following on from this morning’s report of a brutal robbery at the Kaleen Caltex ACT Policing has trialled a new system to let us have the video from the event.
And isn’t it just a cracker? The dog walker taking charge like a boss is priceless and the pratfalls of the thuggish thief will live long [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery took place at the Caltex service station in Kaleen on Friday night (August 24).
Around 11pm a young man entered the Caltex service station and bought a packet of Tally Ho’s from the shop attendant.
On leaving the service station the man stood at the doorway preventing the [...]
Helene has sent in pictures of a church in Kaleen and wants to know more:
Just wondering if anybody knows anything about this amazing church building in Georgina St, Kaleen?
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the BWS liquor store in Kaleen last night, (Thursday July 5).
Two employees were taking a cigarette break out the front of the store when two men ran into the store from an alleyway. The two men ran behind the counter and attempted to open [...]
A 35-year-old woman has been taken into custody this afternoon following the murder of a 30-year-old man in Southport Queensland on 30 April 2012.
Queensland Police made a formal request for assistance from ACT Policing Criminal Investigations after recent information indicated that the 35-year-old woman was residing in the ACT.
Detectives located the woman at an address [...]
Golden-Alpine sent in this message of woe in Kaleen.
See the infamous red notices? Take a picture and send them in to email@example.com .
A 23-year-old man has died in hospital from injuries sustained in a single vehicle collision on Tidbinbilla Road, Tharwa which took place on Saturday (April 28) afternoon.
While riding with a friend, Mr Stewart Orme, from Kaleen, lost control of his motorcycle in the incident. He died around 7.55pm last night (Sunday, April 29).
This is [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old Evatt man following a Northside pursuit last night (Monday, April 23).
About 10.35pm a City patrol was travelling along Ellenborough Street, Lyneham when they saw a green Ford Falcon travelling in excess of the posted 60km/h speed limit.
Police attempted to perform a traffic stop but the car accelerated away, driving [...]
Alright, I’ll bite. Driving past several bus stops around kaleen I’ve seen green rubbish bags tied to posts and sitting on the seats. At least one has been there for over a week.
I assume someone is conducting some sort of social experiment rather than just creatively dumping their trash, anyone know what the [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at a house fire in Kaleen.
Fire crews arrived on scene in Blythe Street to find the property fully engulfed in fire.
Update to follow.
6:38pm Friday 24 February 2012
Firefighters are working to contain the fire.
There are three fire pumpers, breathing aparartus support crew, the HAZMAT vehicle and commander on scene.
A 20-year-old man was arrested by police for dangerous driving and other traffic-related offences following a pursuit in North Canberra on Friday night (December 29).
Police will allege around 7.40pm on Friday, the man was driving a white Holden utility on Ellenborough Street in Kaleen and accelerated away when he saw a police vehicle.
A pursuit commenced, [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a pursuit in North Canberra last night (Friday, December 30).
Around 7.40pm, a Gungahlin patrol spotted a white Holden utility on Ellenborough Street in Kaleen with no front registration plate. When the male driver of the Holden utility saw the police vehicle, he accelerated away, and a pursuit commenced.
The pursuit [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 14-year-old girl after a vehicle pursuit last night (Sunday, 27 November).
Around 11.50pm, members from Belconnen Police Station were conducting mobile patrol on Baldwin Drive, Kaleen when they observed a white Mitsubishi Lancer travelling at excessive speed on Ginninderra Drive.
Police turned onto Ginninderra Drive and activated emergency lights and sirens in [...]
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 [...]
Maurizio Rao leads a more exciting life than most people.
Killing a drunk on Petrie Plaza, acts of indecency and a cocaine trafficking charge are just what’s in the public eye.
The Canberra Times reports that the “operator” of Cube is trying some novel defences.
But Mr Hastings argued the Crown’s case did not support the [...]
A 37-year-old Kaleen man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, September 30) charged with two acts of indecency.
About 2.50am ACT Policing Beats members were notified of an incident at the Cube nightclub in Civic where two women were allegedly subject to indecent acts by an employee.
Police attended the club where they arrested the [...]
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Ellenborough Street is one of the major exits from Kaleen. Before the Barton Highway upgrade we used to be able to turn right from the slip lane from Ellenborough St onto the Barton Hwy but, since that right turn disappeared, if we want to head north on the Federal Hwy, [...]
ACT Fire Brigade on scene at Ellenborough Street, Kaleen at a gas leak.
Leak caused by contractors damaging a 110ml gas pipeline.
No evacuations at this stage.
Gas contractor on site to repair damaged gas line.
3:22pm Monday 29 August 2011
ACT Fire Brigade still on scene at. Gas leak as contractors repair damaged gas line.
No evacuations at this stage.
Witnesses are being sought by police following an unusual incident in Kaleen last Thursday afternoon (August 4).
Around 5pm three young children were playing unsupervised in the reserve area at the end of Tyrell Circuit, Kaleen. The three children, all aged under 10, reportedly saw a man with a black dog get out of a vehicle, [...]