ACT Policing have released a facefit of a man believed to be involved in an act of indecency in Higgins last Thursday (October 17).
Around 7.10pm a woman was jogging on Fullagar Crescent, opposite the Higgins shops, when a man ran up behind her and attempted to commit an act of indecency before she managed to [...]
ACT Policing has seized 1.1 kilograms of cannabis, 10 cannabis plants, a home-made Taser, a machete and two cans of capsicum spray during a search warrant in Richardson yesterday (21 October).
About 9.10am, detectives from the Criminal Investigations Drugs and Organised Crime Team, with the assistance of local Tuggeranong patrol members, executed the Drugs of Dependence [...]
ACT Policing are continuing investigations into the disturbance in Red Hill on Saturday morning (October 19).
Around 9.21am police responded to the report of a disturbance at units in Discovery Street.
The initial report alleged a man involved in the disturbance was armed with a knife and possibly a firearm.
Woden Station Sergeant Steven Hogarth said that the [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 27-year-old Goulburn man after he assaulted a police officer early this morning (Sunday, October 20).
Around 3.30am police were called to a disturbance involving several people at the entrance to Bible Lane in Bunda Street.
Police attended and attempted to arrest a man who was involved in the incident. Police will allege [...]
ACT Policing is investigating the extensive damage to several vehicles in a parking lot last night (Saturday October 19).
Around 9.40pm police received a report of several vehicles parked behind the Belconnen Labour Club off Cameron Avenue.
A witness allegedly saw a group of men damage several cars before leaving the car park.
Police estimate the damage to [...]
ACT Policing attended a disturbance in Red hill this morning (Saturday, October 19).
Around 9.21am police responded to the report of a disturbance at units in Discovery Street.
Initial reports alleged a man involved in the disturbance was armed with a knife and damaged some property.
Police spoke to several people in relation to the incident and investigations [...]
ACT Policing detectives have seized a firearm, ammunition, two replica firearms and a quantity of illicit drugs during a search warrant in Narrabundah this morning (Friday, October 18).
Acting on information received from members of the public, Criminal Investigations detectives executed a search warrant at a Narrabundah residence around 9am today. Police located the 49-year-old male [...]
ACT Policing is teaming up with Bunnings Warehouse Tuggeranong to provide advice to members of the community on how to secure their belongings and protect their property from thieves.
Between 9am and 4pm on Saturday (19 October), ACT Policing members will be at Bunnings Warehouse Tuggeranong to answer any home security questions, and will be distributing [...]
ACT Policing is conducting an investigation following an act of indecency in Higgins last night (Thursday, October 17).
Around 7.10pm a woman was jogging on Fullagar Crescent, opposite the Higgins shops, when a man ran up behind her and committed an act of indecency before she managed to pull free.
Police were called and conducted an extensive [...]
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 [...]
Breaking the chain of drug supply, and the detrimental effects that illicit drugs have on families and communities has motivated police and health experts to team up to deliver important information during the current illicit drugs campaign.
Police focus on combating illicit drugs because of the role they play as a significant crime precursor in the [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 50-year-old woman and seized a quantity of drugs after executing a search warrant on a residence in Watson yesterday (Tuesday, 15 October).
Police executed the warrant on the residence around 8am yesterday, and the subsequent search located 22.75 grams of a substance suspected to be heroin, and a quantity of cannabis.
ACT Policing detectives investigating an attempted home invasion in Curtin on Sunday night (October 13) have seized a firearm and a quantity of illicit drugs during a search warrant executed at a residence in Kaleen today (Tuesday, October 15).
Acting on information received following the execution of a warrant in Richardson yesterday, Criminal Investigations detectives [...]
ACT Policing responded to a report of a firearm discharged during an attempted home invasion in Curtin Sunday night (October 13).
About 10pm residents of an apartment on Walsh Place became aware that three people were attempting to gain entry through the front door of their home.
During this incident a firearm was discharged into the door. [...]
ACT Policing is seeking assistance in locating a 53-year-old Amaroo man who has been missing since last Friday evening (October, 11).
Milos Milosevic was last seen leaving his home in Amaroo on Friday evening. Many of his personal items, including a mobile phone and wallet, were left at the house. Police have been searching for [...]
A 26-year-old Wanniassa man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 14 October) charged with sexual assault offences following his extradition from Queensland.
Police will allege the man sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl in her north Canberra home on September 10 this year.
Criminal Investigation detectives extradited the man from Brisbane on Saturday (12 October), [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old man from Casey after he conducted a burnout while drink driving last night (Friday, 11 October).
Around 10.15pm police observed a black Toyota Hilux performing an extended burnout. Police activated emergency lights and sirens causing the vehicle to stop.
The man underwent a breath analysis test which returned a positive [...]
Two men will face ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Saturday, 12 October) in relation to an alleged sexual assault on Thursday, 26 September.
Police will allege the two men, aged 31 and 20, lured the victim into meeting them using a social networking application.
Upon meeting the men at Kippax Fair in Holt, the woman was driven [...]
A 46-year-old Nowra man has died after a mountain biking incident on Mount Stromlo today (Friday, 11 October).
The incident occurred about 2.25pm, while the man was riding in preparation for the 2013 World Solo 24 hour Mountain Bike Championships.
A brief will be prepared for the coroner.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]
ACT Policing has continued to experience a decline in offences across the board according to the latest quarterly crime statistics for 2013, which show a 13 per cent decrease throughout the ACT when compared with the same period in 2012.
All of the offence types defined by the ACT Policing CrimeStatistics webpage experienced a decrease when [...]
ACT Policing is advising motorists that 40km/h speed limits will be enforced in school zones for the start of the new school term on Monday (October 14).
Officer in Charge of Traffic Operations, Sergeant Mark Steel said the restrictions are in place between 8am and 4pm and warns motorists there will be tough penalties for those [...]
ACT Policing issued 127 Traffic Infringement Notices (TINs) and 54 cautions over the Labour Day long weekend (October 4-7) despite a heavy police presence on Canberra roads.
ACT Policing identified 59 speeding offences over the period. On Friday a man with a provisional licence was detected riding a motorcycle on Drake Brockman Drive, Higgins in excess [...]
Yesterday (October 5), ACT Policing arrested a 20-year-old Chisholm man following an aggravated robbery, after two members of the public restrained the offender until police arrived.
About 9.00pm the male entered the Ali Baba restaurant in Phillip with a blade concealed in his sleeve. He approached the counter and threatened a staff member, demanding cash. The [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated robbery which occurred in Hawker last night (Saturday, October 5).
About 9.45pm a man was withdrawing money from an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) at the Hawker Shops when he was approached by a man with a knife.
The offender threatened the man and demanded cash. The man complied, giving the offender [...]
ACT Policing is reminding Canberrans to stay security conscious following two aggravated burglaries in Downer last Friday (October 4).
The incidents occurred between 1.30am and 2.30am and in both instances the offender gained entry to the premises through an unlocked back door while residents were sleeping. While no one was harmed during either incident, a few [...]
ACT Policing has commenced an investigation after a house in Healy Street, Spence was destroyed by fire early yesterday morning (Friday, October 4).
Around 2.30am, ACT Fire and Rescue attended the location and extinguished the fire. No persons were at home at the time of the fire.
The house was destroyed as a result of the fire [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to fires in grassland off Kambah Pool Road, Kambah yesterday (Friday, October 4).
About 2.30pm, ACT Policing attended the scene where ACT Fire and Rescue had distinguished several small grass fires that appeared deliberately lit.
Anyone who may have witnessed the fires or any suspicious activity in the area at that time [...]
ACT Policing will be targeting speeding motorists during the month of October 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 speeding among those concerns.
Officer in Charge of Traffic Operations Mark Steel said [...]
ACT Policing issued a total of 97 Traffic Infringement Notices (TINs) and 95 cautions for Traffic Control offences during the month of September 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 issued 97 Traffic Infringement Notices (TINs) and 42 cautions over the ACT Family and Community day long weekend (28 to 30 September) despite drivers being put on notice about increased highway patrols.
Traffic Operations identified 75 speeding offences during this period; including one driver caught driving 60km/h over the speed limit.
On Saturday, a 19-year-old [...]
ACT Policing has charged one man and a second man will be summonsed in relation to an aggravated robbery at the McDonalds restaurant in Dickson on Saturday 21 September 2013.
About 10.30pm, two males were seated in the outdoor area of the McDonalds restaurant in Dickson. They observed a 20-year-old male from Charnwood proceed through the [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a spate of graffiti incidents in Belconnen overnight (Friday, September 27).
Numerous local businesses and government departments’ contacted police to report walls and windows sprayed with graffiti ‘tags’.
Businesses on the following streets in the Belconnen Town Centre were targeted; Cohen Street, Chan Street, Rae Street, Bayles Street, Josephson Street, Weedon [...]