Tag Archives: police wrap

White Commodore drivers get punchy and fire bomby when their free Subway is taken

By 13 December, 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 41-year-old Narrabundah woman and 41-year-old Narrabundah man following an alleged assault and disturbance in Manuka last night (Thursday, 12 December).
Around 7.45pm, three people entered the Subway store where they ordered food. The debit card used to pay for the food was declined and the trio then left the store without [...]

The baseball bats of Bonython

By 13 December, 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 29-year-old man with no fixed abode after he seriously assaulted two people yesterday (Thursday, December 12).
Around 9am yesterday, police attend a house in Bonython after the occupants reported that they had been assaulted earlier in the morning by two men armed with baseball bats.
The two victims, a 42-year-old woman and [...]

Blotto and unlicensed in Red Hill

By 13 December, 2013

A 45-year-old Red Hill man, holding a disqualified licence, has been caught drink-driving for the sixth time.
Around 11.30am yesterday (Thursday, 12 December), police were conducting mobile patrols in Red Hill when they were flagged down by a motorist who notified them of a white utility swerving and driving recklessly near the Red Hill shops.
Police located [...]

Gun in Mawson, car stolen in Wanniassa, Phillip man arrested.

By 11 December, 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 32-year-old man following an aggravated robbery in Mawson early this morning (Wednesday 11 December).
About 6.30am, the man entered the Woolworths Caltex in Mawson and threatened a staff member with a firearm.
The man took cigarettes and a small sum of cash before fleeing in a silver Ford 4WD that was previously [...]

Take it easy on the way to the coast

By 10 December, 2013

Members of the Kings Highway Road Safety Partnership are urging motorists not to rush these holidays when travelling on the Kings Highway. Eurobodalla Shire Council, a member of the partnership formed six years ago, fully supports the need for motorists to slow down and drive to the conditions.
“For the past three summers, drivers are [...]

Blitzing drunken violence

By 10 December, 2013

ACT Policing, along with officers from across Australia and New Zealand, will be out in force this weekend (13-15 December) for Operation Unite – a Blitz on Drunken Violence.
Operation Unite is a joint initiative of Police Commissioners across Australia and New Zealand, united in their determination to stamp out alcohol-related violence.
Chief Police Officer for the [...]

Canadian facing indecency charges

By 10 December, 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 27-year-old Canadian man after he indecently filmed another man showering yesterday (December 9) morning.
Around 8am yesterday, police attended a Civic hostel after receiving a report that a man had been seen filming another man while he was showering.
Police attended the hostel and spoke to the victim. As a result, [...]

Well these persons of interest look reasonably distinctive…

By 9 December, 2013

ACT Policing is seeking to identify two women who were involved in the theft of a piece of a statue in Petri Plaza on Sunday (December 8) morning.
Around 12.30am the Three Fat Men statue in Petri Plaza, Civic was vandalised and the smallest ‘fat man’ taken.
Police would like to speak to the women pictured in [...]

Melba 7-Eleven rolled again

By 9 December, 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the 7-Eleven Service Station in Melba last night (Sunday, December 8).
Around 10pm, a man entered the service station on Chinner Street, armed with a large kitchen knife and threatened an employee making demands for cash and cigarettes.
The employee handing over a sum of cash and [...]

Shoplifting blitz

By 7 December, 2013

ACT Policing has arrested 23 people following a blitz on shoplifting in the Canberra’s south in the past few weeks.
Officers from ACT Policing’s Crime Reduction Team worked with loss prevention officers from various stores to identify and apprehend shoplifters.
During the operation so far 23 people have been arrested for minor theft and one person was [...]

Punching on with the cops down Verity Lane

By 7 December, 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a man after he allegedly assaulted a police officer early this morning (Saturday, December 7).
Around 1.30am officers attended a disturbance at Verity Lane in the city and saw a large group of men behaving aggressively.
The officers identified themselves and instructed the men to move back.
At this point a man quickly advanced [...]

Belco man going down for graffiti

By 7 December, 2013

A 22-year-old Belconnen man was arrested yesterday (Friday, 6 December) in relation to a spate of graffiti incidents that occurred in Belconnen in September.
On the 27 September, police received several reports from local Belconnen businesses and government departments’ of walls and windows sprayed with graffiti ‘tags’.
Police executed a warrant yesterday on a Belconnen residence where [...]

Police on the look out for Belconnen mugger

By 6 December, 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery that occurred in Belconnen last night (Thursday, 5 December).
Around 8.15pm a 62-year-old woman was walking along Totterdell Street when approached by a man.
As the man walked past, he grabbed the woman’s handbag and a brief struggle took place before the man pushed her to the ground and [...]

Worst. Heist. Ever.

By 6 December, 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 42-year-old Ainslie man after a burglary occurred at a jewellery store in Civic last Saturday night (November 30).
The burglary occurred around 10pm at a jewellery store on Mort Street, Civic where a substantial amount of jewellery was stolen. During the burglary a man wearing distinctive clothing was captured on [...]

Northside brick luggers to face court

By 5 December, 2013

After a lengthy and detailed investigation by ACT Policing, five people will face court over multiple incidents of property damage which occurred in north Canberra earlier this year.
Between February and April (2013), police received more than 30 reports of property damage to cars in the Belconnen and Gungahlin area.
Police will allege that four men, aged [...]

Isabella Plains weed bust

By 5 December, 2013

ACT Policing will summons a 40-year-old Isabella Plains man to face court after police located cannabis plants while executing a search warrant yesterday (December 4) afternoon.
Around 4.30pm, detectives from ACT Policing Criminal Investigations executed a Drugs of Dependence Act search warrant at the Isabella Plains house.
During the search of a shed in the rear yard, [...]

Pictures and vid of Evatt vandalism

By 5 December, 2013

ACT Policing has released CCTV imagery and fresh details renewing its call for witnesses to multiple incidents of property damage in Ashkanasy Crescent, Evatt on Saturday morning (November, 30).
Police attended Ashkanasy Crescent following several reports of property damage to residences and vehicles that occurred between about 4am and 5am on Saturday (November 30).
Damage included two [...]

Gordon woman passes out drunk behind the wheel

By 4 December, 2013

A 38-year-old Gordon woman has attempted to drive home from a Christmas party more than four times over the legal limit.
Around 11.30pm last night (Tuesday, 3 December), police were conducting mobile patrols in Phillip when they observed a vehicle stopped in the bus stop and obstructing a lane on Melrose Drive Phillip between Theodore and [...]

Recognise this alleged bus driver beater?

By 2 December, 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an ACTION bus driver was assaulted last month (November) in Griffith.
Around 10pm on Wednesday, 13 November an ACTION bus driver was assaulted by a man as he boarded the bus on Captain Cook Crescent.
As a result of the assault, the bus driver sustained a broken nose.
The man can be [...]

It’s not really drink spiking if you just stuff it in her mouth

By 2 December, 2013

A 19-year-old Queanbeyan man is today facing drug charges after he was arrested after an incident in a Canberra night club yesterday morning (December 1).
Around 3.30am yesterday police attended a City night club in response to a call from security.
The man allegedly had been speaking to a woman he knew and forced a capsule believed [...]

Melba servo knocked over

By 2 December, 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the 7-Eleven Service Station in Melba last night (Sunday, December 1).
Around 9.30pm, a man entered the service station on Chinner Street, armed with a knife and threatened an employee making demands for cash and cigarettes.
The employee complied with the demands, handing over a sum of [...]

The Marist riot

By 1 December, 2013

ACT Policing were required to respond to numerous incidents of disorderly behaviour and traffic hazards by graduating students from Marist College in Civic early this morning (Sunday, 1 December).
Around 2am police received reports of over 120 students congregated in the Pitts car park, Civic prior to commencing a walk southbound along the Commonwealth Avenue finishing [...]

Yes, synthetic drugs are illegal too

By 29 November, 2013

From ACT Polciing:
ACT Policing is partnering with the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) to remind business owners that it is an offence to sell or import synthetic drugs, despite myths that they are a legal way to get high.
ACT Policing works with ACBPS and other Australian law enforcement agencies to combat the importation [...]

Alleged drug importer nabbed

By 29 November, 2013

From ACT Policing:
ACT Policing has apprehended a 40-year-old man in Mawson this morning following the importation of drugs into Australia, destined for the ACT (Friday, November 29).
Detectives from the Drug and Organised Crime team will allege the man, who is a Chinese national took possession of the imported goods containing approximately 360 grams of a [...]

Guns, drugs, busted in Braddon

By 28 November, 2013

ACT Policing detectives have seized a home-made firearm and a quantity of drugs during a search warrant in Braddon yesterday (Wednesday, 27 November).
Detectives executed the search warrant on the home yesterday afternoon locating a home-made firearm similar to a shotgun, two replica handguns and ammunition, along with a quantity of cannabis and small amount of [...]

The firearms haul

By 25 November, 2013

At almost the halfway point of its campaign to remove illicit guns from the community, ACT Policing has added 10 illegal firearms to its armoury and executed several associated warrants, with thousands of rounds and ammunition seized.
Since the campaign commenced six weeks ago, ACT Policing has executed 10 search warrants in relation to illicit firearms [...]

Gungahlin goes wild

By 25 November, 2013

ACT Policing took three men into custody for breaches of the peace after a disturbance in residential Gungahlin in the early hours of this morning (Sunday, November 24).
After reports of a disturbance were received at an address in Gungahlin where a large group of people were gathering in the street outside, police attended to find [...]

Teenager coming back from Wagga for Griffith housebreak

By 25 November, 2013

A 19-year-old man was extradited from NSW over the weekend by members of ACT Policing Criminal Investigations for offences from 2010.
On the night of January 12, 2010, police will allege the teenager committed an aggravated burglary in Griffith (ACT) in which a woman was assaulted and her handbag stolen.
The 64-year-old woman was in bed inside [...]

Palmerston bust

By 23 November, 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a 31-year-old man and 42-year-old woman, after executing a search warrant on a residence in Palmerston early yesterday morning (Friday, 22 November).
Gungahlin patrol members executed the Drugs of Dependence Act search warrant on the home around 4.45am locating a quantity of drugs suspected to be heroin.
A quantity of drug paraphernalia was [...]

Replica guns and drugs in Melba

By 22 November, 2013

ACT Policing detectives have seized replica firearms, a quantity of drugs and a sum of cash during a search warrant in Melba yesterday (Thursday, 21 November).
Detectives executed the Drugs of Dependence Act search warrant on the home around 5.30am locating a quantity of cannabis and small amount of crystal substance suspected to be methylamphetamine.
During this [...]

White Ribbon Day

By 22 November, 2013

ACT Policing, in partnership with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA), will be showing its support for White Ribbon Day through a joint ‘Men in Uniform’ campaign this Saturday (November 23).
Chief Police Officer for the ACT Rudi Lammers — a White Ribbon Day Ambassador — said that supporting the efforts [...]

Bobcat harvested from Collector

By 20 November, 2013

ACT Policing, with the support of NSW Police, have recovered a Bobcat and an Isuzu truck,
collectively valued at around $140,000, which had been stolen from Canberra on Monday night (November 18).
Police received a report that a Bobcat skid steer loader and an Isuzu truck had been stolen from a carpark in Mitchell between 5pm [...]

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