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Tag Archives: Police Pursuit

Police opposing bail for traffic offences

By 24 January 2014

A 28-year-old Gunning man will face ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Friday, 24 January) after fleeing from police yesterday (Thursday, 23 January) afternoon.
About 2.55pm, police attempted to stop the green Holden Commodore on Antill Street in Dickson. The vehicle was in extremely poor condition and had what appeared to be home-made number plates attached.
The driver [...]

On the run in Conder

By 25 October 2013

ACT Policing is seeking the assistance of the public to identify the driver of a vehicle who fled from police last night (Thursday, October 24).
Around 11.05pm, police attempted a traffic stop on a dark coloured Holden Clubsport on Eggleston Crescent in Chifley. The driver failed to stop for police, and a pursuit commenced.
Police pursued the [...]

BMW burnout on Ginninderra Drive (or how to draw attention to your DUI)

By 18 October 2013

A 33-year-old Kambah man was arrested following a police pursuit in Kaleen and Lyneham last night (Thursday October 17).
About 5.40pm, police attempted to stop a purple BMW after seeing the vehicle perform a burnout on Ginninderra Drive.
The man failed to stop and was pursued by police along Ginninderra Drive and into North Lyneham within the [...]

Burnout legend on the run in Gordon

By 6 September 2013

A 20-year-old Gordon man will be summonsed to ACT Magistrates Court on multiple traffic charges after an incident in Gordon early this morning (Friday, 6 September).
About 1.30am Police observed a dark-coloured Holden Commodore utility perform a prolonged burnout at the roundabout intersection of Woodcock Drive and Knoke Avenue.
Police activated their emergency lights and sirens in [...]

Ainslie pursuit

By 30 August 2013

A 37-year-old Braddon man has been arrested following a short pursuit yesterday (Thursday, August 29) with police.
Around 1pm members from City Police Station were patrolling on Hayley Street in Ainslie when they observed a blue coloured Ford Festiva travelling above the sign posted speed limit.
Police pulled the driver over however the man has suddenly accelerated [...]

Rider down in Macquarie

By 13 July 2013

ACT Policing is investigating a collision in Macquarie where a motorcycle rider has collided with a tree.
About 9am this morning police were conducting radar speed detection on Bindubi Street, Macquarie when a rider on a blue motorcycle drove past above the posted speed limit.
Police attempted a traffic stop on the motorcyclist, activating lights and siren [...]

Pursuit in the Inner North

By 16 June 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old man, after he fled from police last night (Saturday, June 15).
Around 7.45pm police were conducting routine patrols in Lyneham when they attempted to intercept a vehicle acting in a suspicious manner.
Police activated their emergency lights and sirens indicating for the driver to stop, however the driver continued without stopping.
Police [...]

Reefer Madness in Gordon!

By 12 June 2013

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 [...]

Wild ride ends in ANU gun bust

By 28 May 2013

A 21-year-old Braddon man will face court this morning after leading police on a chase through Canberra yesterday afternoon (Monday, May 27).
About 1pm ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations detectives attempted to conduct a vehicle stop on the driver of a silver Subaru Impreza.
The driver fled from police, travelling from Weston to Daley Road in Acton, [...]

Wild ride through the south

By 17 May 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 37-year-old man, after he fled from police early this morning (Friday, May 17).
Around 4.30am police were conducting routine patrols along Hindmarsh Drive, Garran when they observed the driver of a white ute with a quantity of copper in the tray acting in a suspicious manner.
Police activated their emergency lights and [...]

Driving slowly with the hazards on not a viable escape plan

By 15 May 2013

A 32-year-old Griffith man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Wednesday, May 15) in relation to traffic offences, property damage and an outstanding First Instant Warrant.
Around 10.15pm last night (Tuesday, May 14) police were travelling westbound on Adelaide Avenue, Deakin when they observed a Subaru Impreza parked in the bicycle lane with hazard [...]

Do you know a blue Ford Telstar with a recently missing bumper?

By 30 April 2013

ACT Policing is investigating a two vehicle collision yesterday afternoon (Monday, April 29) in Mawson.
Around 1.50pm ACT Policing Criminal Investigations were travelling north along Athllon Drive when they attempted a traffic stop on a blue Ford Telstar.
The driver failed to stop and police initiated a pursuit.
The offending vehicle fled police and drove through a [...]

Born to lose on Hindmarsh Drive

By 21 April 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 27-year-old man, after he fled from police yesterday afternoon (Saturday 20 April).
Around 3.30pm police were conducting traffic targeting on Namatjira Drive, Fisher and attempted a traffic stop.
The driver failed to stop and police activated lights and sirens, pursuing the car through Chapman.
The car collided with a guard rail on Hindmarsh [...]

Overtaking the cops is rarely a smart move

By 17 April 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 28-year-old Gordon man after a pursuit yesterday afternoon (April 16).
Around 4.15pm police were conducting a patrol in the Griffith area, when they saw a white Toyota Corolla accelerate heavily and then pass the police vehicle.
The officers followed the Toyota for a short distance before attempting a traffic stop on the [...]

On the run in a Hyundai Excel

By 29 March 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 34-year-old Chisholm man following a 60 second pursuit in Conder early this morning (Friday, 29 March).
Around 12.20am, police were conducting random breath testing (RBT) on Tharwa Drive in Conder, when a green Hyundai Excel approached the area, turned its lights off and pulled over to the side of the road. [...]

Wild woman of Rivett

By 25 March 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old Rivett woman following a pursuit last night (Sunday, March 24).
Around 7.20pm Woden police were on patrol in Rivett when they attempted a traffic stop on a Mitsubishi Lancer on Hindmarsh Drive.
The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated continuing through Weston, towards the rural areas of Cotter [...]

Doing a runner in a Nissan Tiida and being found hiding in a bin. A rare double

By 21 March 2013

A 20-year-old Braddon man will face ACT Magistrates Court after fleeing from police early this morning (Thursday, March 21).
Around 12:10am police observed a white Nissan Tiida travelling at high speed on Belconnen Way, Belconnen.
Police activated their emergency lights and siren but the driver failed to stop, accelerating away onto Kingsford Smith Drive.
Police lost sight of [...]

Hilux on the run breaks down

By 13 March 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old Charnwood man after he fled from police earlier this morning (Wednesday, 13 March).
Around 4.00am police observed the Toyota Hilux in Curtin, driving erratically. The vehicle was confirmed as being reported stolen.
The officers activated their car’s emergency lights in an attempt to stop the vehicle, but it accelerated away. The [...]

Gordon burnout enthusiast collared after being drunk and on the run

By 24 February 2013

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 [...]

Leading the cops home

By 23 February 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 17-year-old boy from south Canberra after he fled from police in his car last night (Friday, February 22).
Around 5.35pm police were conducting a mobile patrol of Melrose Drive in Phillip when they saw the disqualified driver leaving the Shell service station in a silver Ford Falcon. The officers activated their [...]

Magna ends up on the underpass, with passenger in the boot

By 16 February 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 21-year-old Duffy man following a pursuit early this morning (Saturday, February 16).
Around 2:20am police observed a vehicle that was travelling at high speed along Dixon Drive, Duffy, turning left onto Warragamba Avenue, Duffy.
Police activated the emergency lights and siren, but the red Mitsubishi Magna sedan failed to stop and a [...]

Watch out for that tree!

By 31 January 2013

Police are seeking witnesses a vehicle suspected of being stolen which involved in a pursuit through Macquarie and Belconnen late last night (Wednesday, January 30).
Around 11.45pm police were conducting a mobile patrol along Lathlain Street, Belconnen when the saw a blue Holden VT Commodore and its occupant acting suspiciously in the car park at the [...]

Beemer on the run in Scullin

By 28 January 2013

ACT Policing is seeking information on the driver of a stolen vehicle, who failed to stop for police in Scullin early this morning (Monday 28 January).
About 12.35 am, the silver BMW hatch was sighted by police at the intersection of Kingsford Smith Drive and Southern Cross Drive. Police activated their emergency lights and sirens; however [...]

Wild ride in a green Commodore

By 17 January 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old Flynn man after an incident in which he fled from police in his car earlier this morning (January 17).
Around 2.30am police were conducting a mobile patrol of Emu Bank, Belconnen when they saw the occupants of a green Holden Commodore acting suspiciously.
The officers activated their car’s emergency lights in [...]

Wild ride from Torrens

By 6 December 2012

ACT Policing is seeking the assistance of the public to identify the driver of a vehicle involved in a lengthy pursuit with police last night (Wednesday, December 5).
Around 11.15pm, police attempted a traffic stop on an orange Ford Falcon XF utility with no registration plates on Hindmarsh Drive in Torrens. The driver failed to stop [...]

Ice Queen smashes into police roadblock on Northbourne

By 22 November 2012

A 30-year-old Kambah man was arrested following a police pursuit, which ended when his vehicle collided with a police vehicle on Northbourne Avenue this morning (Thursday, November 22).
Around 4am, a Belconnen patrol attended Thynne Street, Bruce in response to reports of men breaking into vehicles. On arrival, police saw two vehicles, a white Toyota Vienta [...]

Belconnen pursuit

By 5 November 2012

A reader sent in that they’d seen a big pursuit in Belconnen.
We’ve had this in from ACT Police Media:
· There was a pursuit that was terminated
· Police inquiries are continuing
· Anyone [...]

Sunday drive Narrabundah style

By 4 November 2012

ACT Policing has arrested a 34-year-old man of no fixed abode, following a pursuit this afternoon (Sunday, November 4).
Around 11am police attempted a traffic stop on white Daihatsu in Stuart Street, Griffith.
The car failed to stop and police activated lights and sirens, pursuing the car through various streets in Griffith and Narrabundah.
The car mounted a [...]

Motley Commodore impounded after pursuit, suspects on the lam

By 7 October 2012

ACT Policing is seeking to identify three people who fled on foot from their abandoned VE Holden Commodore after a pursuit through parts of Tuggeranong last night (Saturday, October 6).
Around 9.40pm yesterday, a police patrol observed the Commodore, without registration plates, driving in an erratic manner on Tharwa Drive, Gordon.
Police activated emergency lights and siren [...]

Late night Waramanga pursuit in a Corolla

By 14 August 2012

ACT Policing has arrested a 20-year-old O’Malley man after a vehicle pursuit overnight in Waramanga.
Around 2.40am this morning (Tuesday, August 14), police were conducting stationary speed detection along Namatjira Drive when they detected a dark-coloured Toyota Corolla exceeding the speed limit.
Police attempted to stop the vehicle, but after the vehicle failed to stop, a pursuit [...]

Phillip bad girl can’t outrun the law in her Lancer

By 13 July 2012

ACT Policing will charge a 21-year-old Phillip woman with drink-driving, driving with licence suspended, furious/reckless driving and failing to stop when requested by police after a pursuit in Weston early this morning.
Police on patrol in Streeton Drive around 4.20am today (Friday, July 13) attempted a traffic stop on a white Mitsubishi Lancer sedan for the [...]

Wild ride in a stolen Triton

By 21 May 2012

ACT Policing arrested and charged a 30-year-old man from Bega, New South Wales following a police pursuit of a stolen motor vehicle yesterday morning (May 20).
About 6am yesterday police were informed that a Mitsubishi Triton utility, which was stolen earlier in the morning during a burglary in O’Malley was sighted around the Scrivener Dam area.
General [...]

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