ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery occurred inside the Tuggeranong Hyperdome Shopping Centre, Greenway yesterday afternoon (June 17).
Around 12.30pm a man entered a manchester store within the centre and started looking at items on display.
He was approached by a store employee who offered assistance. The man produced a small [...]
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.
ACT Policing has issued a warning regarding the dangers of entering or sleeping in dumpster bins following an incident earlier this morning (Saturday, June 15).
Around 4.40am Tuggeranong Patrol members responded to a report of a 15-year-old teenager trapped in the rear compactor of a commercial garbage truck.
The driver of the vehicle had emptied several large [...]
A 19-year-old man has been charged with aggravated robbery following a successful extradition from NSW by ACT Policing detectives yesterday (Friday, June 14).
Police will allege the man (who was 17 years of age at the time of the alleged offence) committed the aggravated robbery at the Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club on May 28, 2011.
The man, [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an armed robbery of the IGA Supermarket in Nicholls early this morning (Saturday, June 15).
Around 7.45am, a man entered the IGA store armed with a firearm threatening staff and demanding cash.
The staff members complied, handing over a sum of cash before the offender left the store.
The offender is described [...]
A 47-year-old man has been extradited from Queensland in relation to two aggravated robberies which occurred at Hackett IGA Supermarket in 2005 and an O’Connor chemist in May 2007.
Detectives from ACT Policing Criminal Investigations travelled to the Gold Coast, yesterday (Thursday 13 June) seeking extradition of the man after he was arrested by Queensland police [...]
ACT Policing is targeting alcohol and drug impaired driving during the month of June as part of its multi-agency road safety strategy.
At different periods during the year, the strategy targets specific issues and behaviours which contribute to death and serious injuries on Canberra’s roads, with alcohol and drug impaired driving among those concerns.
Officer in Charge [...]
ACT Policing is seeking assistance in locating a 25-year-old Franklin woman who has been missing since early this morning.
Roma Yadav was last seen leaving her home in Franklin about 6.45am this morning (Thursday, June 13). She was in a distressed state at the time. Police have been searching for Roma and have concerns for her [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a series of burglaries which occurred yesterday (Wednesday 12 June) in the Gordon area.
A number of items were stolen during the burglaries including cash, Apple iPads, jewellery and a camera.
In each case it appears that windows were broken or doors were tampered with to gain entry into each home.
Police would [...]
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 [...]
With winter upon us, ACT Policing is urging all Canberra drivers to remove ice from all the glass surfaces of their vehicles.
Frosted windscreens and windows pose a significant danger to road users, as they reduce visibility and can intensify the glare of the sun.
Officer-in-Charge of Traffic Operations Sergeant Rod Anderson said it was the [...]
ACT Policing issued 137 Traffic Infringement Notices (TINs) and 51 cautions over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend (June 7-10) despite drivers being put on notice about increased traffic enforcement over the period.
Traffic Operations identified 52 speeding offences during this period; including three drivers caught driving more than 45km/h over the speed limit.
A 24-year-old Farrer man [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an alleged robbery which occurred in Griffith this afternoon (Sunday, June 9).
About 12.05pm, a man entered the Shop-Rite store. He threatened staff, demanding cash.
The staff member complied, handing over a small sum of cash. The offender left the store on foot, in the direction of Throsby Street.
The offender is described as [...]
A 42-year-old woman and 22-year-old man have been rescued after getting lost while hiking in Namadgi National Park yesterday (Friday 7 June) afternoon.
About 1pm the pair left their vehicle after driving through Piccadilly Circus onto a dirt road, and walked into the forest. They had been hiking for approximately three hours before realising they were [...]
ACT Policing in co-operation with NSW Police will continue to conduct high-visibility patrols on major arterial roads in and out of Canberra as part of Operation Snow Safe this winter.
From the start of the NSW snow season on (Saturday, 8 June), police will be focusing on speeding, drink-driving and driver fatigue as motorists travel to [...]
A 20-year-old man from Kaleen was arrested by police in the early hours of this morning (Friday, June 7) following an aggravated robbery.
Around 11.00pm on Thursday (June 6) a take-away food delivery driver attended a delivery at a residence in Kaleen. A male holding a knife approached the driver, while he was inside his car, [...]
A 39-year-old woman from Holt was arrested by police earlier today (Tuesday, June 4) for causing public mischief.
The woman contacted police about 9am, reporting that her handbag was stolen as she was walking along Starke Street in Holt by an unknown man. She alleged the man came up behind her and snatched her handbag before [...]
ACT Policing have arrested a 26-year-old man of no fixed abode following an aggravated robbery of a liquor store in Conder last year.
Police will allege that on 17 September 2012 around 7.00pm the man entered the liquor store on Norman Lindsay Street in Conder, threatened a staff member with a knife and took alcohol, cigarettes [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a car fire which occurred in Dooland Court, Nicholls early yesterday morning (Saturday, June 1).
Around 2.30am, police arrived at the Dooland Court house after ACT Fire and Rescue responded to reports of a car on fire.
The silver Mazda 3 was parked in the driveway of the house and [...]
A 21-year-old NSW man was arrested yesterday evening (June 1) after he assaulted an ambulance officer and police officer in Palmerston.
About 11.20pm police responded to a request for urgent assistance from an ACT Ambulance Service officer in Tinderry Street, Palmerston. ACT Ambulance Service officers were at the location medically assisting the 21-year-old man.
While ACT [...]
Police are investigating a burglary that occurred yesterday (Saturday, June 1) on Challis Street in Dickson.
Around 4:45pm a male has entered the rear door of a commercial premises, gone up to the office and has taken a money tin containing a sum of cash.
CCTV footage shows the male walking around the nearby area prior to [...]
ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are investigating a two vehicle collision last night (Saturday, June 1) in Canberra’s south.
Around 9:50pm two vehicles collided on the Tuggeranong Parkway, causing one vehicle to spin out of control and hit a tree.
An 18-year-old man was trapped in the car and ACT Fire & Rescue extracted the [...]
A 21-year-old NSW man had his vehicle impounded by ACT Policing after an incident in which he was detected racing against a motorcycle in Harrison.
A General Duties patrol team from Gungahlin Station was conducting traffic targeting on Flemington Road, Harrison late on Wednesday evening (May 29) when an orange Holden Commodore SS utility was detected [...]
AFP Commissioner Tony Negus and Acting Chief Police Officer for the ACT David Pryce have sworn in 17 men and seven women to the ranks of ACT Policing at an attestation ceremony held at the AFP College in Barton this morning (Friday 31 May).
The new officers have undergone 26 weeks of intensive training to [...]
An 83-year-old Braddon man will face the ACT Magistrates Court next week charged with three acts of indecency on a young person between 10 and 16 years of age.
The three offences allegedly occurred between 1995 and 1997 at the offender’s Braddon home.
After a lengthy investigation, members from ACT Policing Criminal Investigations arrested the man on [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 52-year-old man of no fixed abode following an aggravated robbery in Braddon early this morning (Thursday, May 30).
Around 4am the man entered the Caltex Service Station in Braddon with a knife and threatened the staff member, demanding cash and cigarettes.
ACT Policing’s City Patrol attended the service station within minutes of [...]
ACT Policing issued a total of 136 Traffic Infringement Notices (TINs) and 101 cautions for Traffic Control offences during the month of May as part of its multi-agency road safety strategy.
At different periods during the year, the strategy targets specific issues and behaviours which contribute to death and serious injuries on Canberra’s roads, with Traffic [...]
ACT Policing has released a facefit of the offender involved in an indecent assault in Chisholm on Saturday May 11.
About 5.30pm the victim, a 27-year-old woman, was walking across the Chisholm District Playing Fields towards Isabella Drive when she was grabbed by a man from behind.
A struggle ensued with both falling to the ground [...]
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, [...]
ACT Policing apprehended three drink-drivers following mobile Random Breath Testing on Canberra’s streets on Sunday night (May 26).
At 6.35pm police conducted a traffic stop on a 55-year-old male P-Plate driver from Narrabundah, who returned an Alcohol Content (AC) reading of 0.082 on Kootara Crescent, Narrabundah. The driver had five previous drink-driving offences.
Around 8.25pm police [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 29-year-old Theodore woman for theft and assault after she assaulted a Woolworths’ employee yesterday afternoon (Sunday, May 27).
Around 5.45pm an off duty police officer assisted staff at Woolworths Supermarket in Erindale apprehend a woman suspected of shoplifting.
During the apprehension the woman bit the calf of a Woolworths’ employee.
Police searched her [...]
ACT Policing took over the ACT Supreme Court building yesterday evening (Saturday, May 25) to test their emergency response, coordination and communication strategies for a possible terrorist incident.
The Australian New Zealand Counter-Terrorism Committee (ANZCTC) provides funding for jurisdictional exercises to assist police in developing and practicing their capability to prevent, prepare for and respond to [...]