Tag Archives: p-platers

Chisholm loser stung doing 158kmph

By 16 December 2013

An 18-year-old Chisholm man was caught doing nearly double the speed limit during Operation Unite, a blitz by police, on the weekend.
About 11.45pm on Friday (December 13) police were conducting laser speed checks on Adelaide Avenue, near Curtin, when they recorded a car going 158km/h within the posted 80km/h speed limit. The 18-year-old male driver, [...]

Blotto Yass P-Plater

By 18 September 2013

A 29-year-old provisional driver from Yass was arrested last night (Tuesday, September 17) for high range drink driving.
Around 10.50pm, a white Toyota Hilux was stopped by police driving in the vicinity of the Burns Club in Kambah, after police were called there in response to a suspicious vehicle.
Police conducted a breath test on the driver [...]

Signs you might have had too much…

By 9 February 2013

ACT Policing will summons a 20-year-old Florey man on drink-driving charges after an incident this morning in which a vehicle collided with a retail premises in Belconnen.
Police were called to the Nettlefold St address around 7.30am today (Saturday, February 9) when it was reported that a white Toyota Camry had failed to negotiate a corner [...]

P-Plater goes DUI twice in one night

By 5 June 2012

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 [...]

The drunken P-Platers of Belconnen

By 23 June 2011

Two men on provisional licence holders will be summonsed to court after police caught them drink driving in separate incidents in Belconnen overnight.
Around 11.20pm last night (Wednesday, June 22), police attended a licensed premises in Cohen Street, Belconnen, following reports of three men refusing to leave. Upon arrival, police saw a Holden utility leaving the [...]

Two P-Platers back on the bus

By 11 February 2011

Two P-plate drivers are likely to lose their licences after being caught speeding by ACT Policing overnight in separate incidents.
A 25-year-old man from Torrens was detected travelling at a speed of 131km/h in an 80km/h zone on Kingsford Smith Drive in Scullin last night. While an 18-year-old male from Fadden, also a provisional licence holder [...]

P-Plater carnage!

By 8 January 2011

These in from ACT Policing:
1. P-Plater rams police!
ACT policing has arrested and charged a 23-year-old Chisholm man after he rammed his vehicle into the side of a police car earlier this morning (Saturday, January 8).
About 1.20am this morning police responded to an incident after being flagged down by a motorist on Hindmarsh Drive. The motorist [...]

Police Wrap – 18 October 2010

By 18 October 2010

1. Knife in Curtin:
ACT Policing has arrested a 16-year-old male youth after he allegedly threatened a man with a knife in Curtin yesterday (October 17).
Around 8.30pm police attended and established a Police Forward Command post at the intersection of Throssell and Carruthers Streets. The Specialist Response and Security Dog Team then attended and cleared the [...]

Police Wrap – 11 October 2010

By 11 October 2010

1. Carjackers nailed:
ACT Policing believes eight people apprehended in NSW overnight are responsible for multiple offences in the ACT including aggravated robbery, assault, property offences and theft.
About 9.30pm on Saturday (October 9), a woman was approached by two men while she was getting into her car at Griffith shops. They demanded she get out of [...]

Police Wrap – 7 June 2010

By 7 June 2010

1. I wonder what part of Reid he lives?
A 21-year-old Reid man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, June 7) on six traffic charges and a breach of bail after he was apprehended by police driving in the inner Canberra area around noon yesterday.
Police activated warning lights and siren and attempted a traffic [...]

11 teenagers in a Nissan Pulsar?

By 30 June 2009

AdelaideNow is reporting on a teenager from the Canberra suburb of Griffith caught on Northbourne Avenue with 10 teenage passengers in their Nissan Pulsar.
Police found there were two passengers in the front seat beside the driver, six passengers in the back seat and two more in the boot.
The 10 passengers were all between 18 [...]

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