Tag Archives: McKellar

Shooting in McKellar overnight

car shooting mckellar

ACT Policing is investigating a shooting incident which occurred early this morning in McKellar (Wednesday 29 July).
About 9.30am, police received a report that a vehicle had been damaged overnight while parked in the driveway of a home on Burns Circuit, McKellar. Police believe the incident occurred about 4.10am.
ACT Policing Criminal Investigations established a crime scene [...]

A Look Around Canberra: McKellar

By 12 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

This week I thought I’d head up to the Belconnen area of Canberra, or as it’s known to some: Belco. With all the news stories on Bronwyn Bishop kicking record numbers of Labor MPs out of the House of Representatives in the last week of Parliament I thought it fitting to check out the suburb [...]

House destroyed by fire in McKellar

By 1 August 2014

A house in Moses Place McKellar was destroyed by fire earlier this morning.
ESA UPDATE 9.57am – The house is fully engulfed in fire and part of the roof has just collapsed forcing firefighters to retreat from the property. Firefighters are also being prevented from accessing the rear of the building for firefighting by a large [...]

Police issue safety warning to women


ACT Policing is issuing a safety warning to women following a number of incidents relating to a man groping and exposing himself to women in the north side of Canberra.
Over the weekend (April 26-27), four incidents were reported to police which are believed to be linked.
About 11.45pm on Saturday, a man entered the laundry of [...]

Have you seen Dominica’s car?

By 21 October 2013

This just in:
My car went missing off Dumas st in McKellar between midnight and 4pm yesterday. It is a 1991 Toyota Camry sedan, blue, some dents, licence plate number YWP-099. If you see it anywhere could you please call me on 62516593 or 0439 429 454. There will be a reward for anyone who has [...]

Charnwood grow busted

By 9 July 2013

A 23-year-old McKellar man and a 23-year-old Spence man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged with drug offences following a vehicle stop on Mulligans Flat Road, Throsby yesterday (Monday, July 8).
Around 1.30pm members of the Drug and Organised Crime team conducted a vehicle stop on a light rigid truck. A search of the [...]

Stabbing at the Belco bus exchange

By 7 April 2013

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 [...]

McKellar shooting arrest

By 21 February 2013

A 56-year-old woman has been arrested and charged over the shooting yesterday in McKellar.
Around 11.30 am yesterday, police were called to Tipping Place after reports of a firearm being discharged. They arrived to find an injured 39-year-old man outside the home.
The man was conveyed to The Canberra Hospital with minor injuries and released later that [...]

Shot in McKellar

By 20 February 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident in McKellar today (Wednesday, February 20) in which a man suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder.
Around 11.31am police were called to the residential address after reports of a firearm being discharged. They arrived to find an injured 39-year-old man outside the home in Tipping Place, McKellar.
The [...]

Facefit of the William Slim Drive sex attacker

By 11 January 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

ACT Policing has released a facefit image of a man responsible for an act of indecency in McKellar on Tuesday (January 8).
Around 8.50pm, a woman was cycling along the bike path adjacent to William Slim Drive when her bike was hit from behind by a male cyclist. She fell to the ground and was dragged [...]

Indecent act on the William Slim Drive bike path

By 9 January 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an act of indecency in McKellar last night (Tuesday, January 8).
Around 8.50pm, a woman was cycling along the bike path adjacent to William Slim Drive when her bike was hit from behind by a male cyclist. She fell to the ground and was dragged into nearby grassland by a [...]

Daffodil massacre of McKellar

By 25 October 2012

Noticed this sign in a front yard as I rode home along Jeanne Young Circuit in lower McKellar.
Seems there are some flower haters out there.
Or maybe hard up florists kneecapping the opposition?

McKellar Shops – What’s Happening?

By 31 January 2012

Does anyone know what is happening with McKellar shops? I popped in there the other day and noticed a small sign on the front door saying that they would be closed at the start of Feb with no reopen date? When I went in, most of the shelves had minimal stock and what was there was [...]

Explosions in McKellar

By 25 October 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

The ACT Fire Brigade is responding to a house fire in Dumas Street McKellar.
Initial reports suggest explosions coming from the property.
Update to follow.
8:36pm Tuesday 25 October 2011

Fire crews arrived to find the garage of the property fully involved in fire.
The fire quickly spread to the rest of the house.
Firefighters are working to extinguished the [...]

McKellar grass fire

By 17 October 2011

ACT Fire Brigade currently on scene working to extinguish a small grass fire near Owen Dixon and William Slim Drives, McKellar.
Estimated size of small grass fire 100 metres x 20 metres.
No property under threat.
3:55pm Monday 17 October 2011

Small grass fire has been extinguished.
Cause of fire will be investigated.
4:09pm Monday 17 October 2011
[Courtesy ESA]

Drug busts in McKellar and O’Connor

By 20 September 2011

ACT Policing officers have seized a quantity of illicit substances and cash after a search warrant was executed on a house in McKellar on Sunday (18 September).
Officers from City and Belconnen general duties entered the McKellar house around 3pm, allegedly locating heroin, electronic scales and an amount of cash.
The potential street value for the seized [...]

Police Wrap – 5 October 2010

By 5 October 2010

1. He’s doing it the wrong way around:
ACT Policing has arrested a 30-year-old Florey man after he allegedly drove into a bus shelter and then engaged in a short pursuit with police in McKellar today (October 4).
Around 5.10pm police were called to Moynihan Street following reports of the damage to the bus shelter. The alleged [...]

Police Wrap – 29 September 2010

By 29 September 2010

1. Unlucky for scum:
An alert off-duty AFP member who identified suspicious behaviour in a street in Ngunnawal yesterday morning (Tuesday, September 28) aided ACT Policing in recovering property before it had been reported stolen, with further enquiries leading to two subsequent arrests.
The AFP member contacted Police Operations around 11.25am yesterday to report seeing two suspicious [...]

Police Wrap – 28 September 2010

By 28 September 2010

1. Dark Deeds in McKellar:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a home invasion that occurred in Dumas Street, McKellar early this morning (Tuesday September 28).
About 5.30am up to four males have forced entry into the residence and assaulted the middle-aged-couple. The offenders were armed with a firearm and a possible taser.
The 53-year-old female victim was [...]

Robbery at the Belconnen Soccer Club in McKellar

By 19 June 2009

The Belconnen Soccer Club in McKellar was held up tonight at approx 9.45pm.
The robber reportedly had a gun or knife and made off with a large amount of money.
My family and I were at the club at the time, however we didnt even know it had happened until the police arrived. [...]

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