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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old man after a vehicle pursuit early this morning (Friday, May 18) which ended on Haydon Drive.
Around 4.25am today, a Belconnen Patrol team was conducting laser speed enforcement and roadside breath testing in Aranda when a Nissan Pulsar did not slow down and drove directly towards an officer.
The officer was [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a pursuit that occurred on Saturday afternoon (September 10) involving a vehicle travelling in Florey.
Around 1.40pm, police observed a maroon Peugeot hatchback on John Cleland Crescent in Florey. Police believe the driver of the vehicle is the subject of a warrant in relation to burglary and theft charges.
Police followed the vehicle [...]
This in from Gooterz at 3:34am this morning:
Friend of mine was the victim of a Police pursuit gone wrong tonight, ended up having a smash at the northern interection near the vue construction site after another car being chased by police ran the red light.
The car is a right off but the two people in [...]
A 24-year-old Campbell man was arrested by police yesterday afternoon (Sunday, July 24) after engaging in a pursuit through Lyons and Phillip.
About 4.20pm police were on mobile patrol in Weston when they saw a Holden Commodore travelling at speed along Hilder Street. Police observed the vehicle do a burnout at which stage they activated their [...]
On the Beast this morning Chief Police Officer Roman Quaedvlieg was talking about police pursuits and he’s posted the audio online.
Intriguingly around the 6:20 mark he talks about the exploration of putting drones into the skies over Canberra to watch over us all constantly, and help out with monitoring fleeing suspects.
No Hellfire missiles onboard we [...]
The Greens have announced the release of a discussion paper on police car chases.
“Police car chases are the deadliest part of police operations. We think they should be used cautiously and only for serious violent crimes where public safety demands the offender be immediately apprehended.” Shane Rattenbury said.
“The ACT has seen seven people die since [...]
ACT Policing has apprehended a 16-year-old Southside male who was the passenger in a stolen car which collided with a police vehicle early this morning (Tuesday, April 19).
About 1.50am Woden police observed a stolen dark blue Ford in Weston. When police activated their lights the vehicle failed to stop and accelerated away.
Police pursued the vehicle [...]
ACT Policing Traffic Operations this morning (Wednesday, March 30), arrested a 19-year-old Higgins man after his motorcycle was recorded speeding at up to 150km/h through Canberra’s northern suburbs earlier today.
Around 5.45am today, police detected the motorcyclist travelling around 130km/h in a 90km/h zone eastbound on William Hovell Drive in Belconnen.
Police attempted a traffic stop on [...]
ACT Policing have arrested a 16-year-old boy following two separate police pursuits in Tuggeranong overnight.
Around 12.10am today (Wednesday, February 9), Tuggeranong General Duties members were conducting mobile patrols in Oxley when they saw a Nissan Skyline which had been reported stolen yesterday. Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle, and a short [...]