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Witnesses sought; Chapman aggravated robbery

By 19 June 2014

ACT Policing is seeking to identify a man following the aggravated robbery of a supermarket in Chapman on last night (June, 18).
About 7.40pm, a man entered the Chapman IGA Supermarket carrying a machete. The man approached the checkout operator and demanded cash. The staff member complied and the man fled the store on foot [...]

Witnesses required after property damage in Kaleen

By 19 June 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a van was used to damage property in Kaleen early yesterday morning (Wednesday, 18 June).
Around 1:30am, a white van entered the car park of the Kaleen Club, Georgina Crescent, Kaleen.
The van drove a circuit of the car park and then reversed into an outdoor smoking area.
The two occupants [...]

Man arrested after aggravated robbery

By 19 June 2014

ACT Policing arrested an 18-year-old Rivett man following an aggravated robbery in Rivett yesterday afternoon (June 18).
About 4.30pm, a man entered the Rivett Newsagency on Rivett Place and approached the staff member at the register. The man produced a knife and demanded cash. The staff member complied and the man fled the store on foot [...]

Stolen school property recovered

By 18 June 2014

After lengthy investigations, ACT Policing has recovered most of the tablet computers stolen from the Red Hill Primary School around nine weeks ago.
Police were called to the school after a burglary was reported at the premises on April 7 this year and 43 new Apple iPads stolen from an office.
Investigations and enquiries into the burglary [...]

Stolen car recovered; man to face court

By 18 June 2014

A 49-year-old Symonston man will face court after ACT Policing recovered a stolen motor vehicle in Wanniassa yesterday (June 17).
About 10.55pm, police located the blue Ford Falcon, which had been reported stolen last Sunday June 15, at a Wanniassa service station. The car left the service station and police attempted a traffic stop on the [...]

Aggravated robbery in Isabella Plains

By 17 June 2014

ACT Policing is seeking to identify two men following the aggravated robbery of a supermarket in Isabella Plains on Sunday night (June, 15).
About 7.20pm, two males entered the IGA Supermarket on Ellerston Avenue, Isabella Plains, carrying large kitchen knives. Both men moved behind the counter and removed draws from two cash registers, containing cash. The [...]

Suspicious fires at Hawker

By 16 June 2014

About 12.20am yesterday, police were called to the Hawker Gardens apartments on Murranji Street, Hawker, to a report of wheelie bins on fire. ACT Fire and Rescue attended and extinguished the fires.
An hour later, about 1.20am, a resident in Hodges Street, Higgins, awoke to find his car on fire.
ACT Fire and Rescue attended [...]

Road rage in Mitchell – man arrested

By 16 June 2014

ACT Policing has arrested a 45-year-old NSW man following an incident of road rage in Mitchell this morning (Monday, June 16).
About 7.20am, the driver of a black station wagon rammed the vehicle into a white sedan a number of times on the Federal Highway near Exhibition Park. Both vehicles then stopped on Flemington Road, Mitchell, [...]

Witnesses sought; Holt aggravated robbery

By 16 June 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the aggravated robbery of a Service Station in Holt last night (Sunday, June 15).
About 8.30pm, a man entered the Caltex Service Station on Hardwick Crescent, Holt, and approached the counter and demanded cash from a member of staff. When the staff member did not initially comply, the man produced [...]

Witnesses sought to robbery of taxi driver

By 15 June 2014

ACT Policing is seeking assistance to identify a man in relation to a robbery which occurred in Weston Creek yesterday morning (Saturday, June 14).
About 4.20am, a taxi driver arrived at the Rivett shops to pick up a fare. The man was driven to an address in Fisher where he produced a knife and demanded money [...]

Police arrest man for slashing tyre in Narrabundah

By 15 June 2014

ACT Policing arrested a 68-year-old man last night for damaging a tyre on a car in Narrabundah in the early hours of yesterday morning (Saturday 14 June).
About 8.15pm last night, ACT Policing executed a search warrant on the man’s home. A number of evidentiary items were seized. The man was arrested and taken to Woden [...]

Witnesses sought to aggravated robbery

By 13 June 2014

ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Caltex service station in Kambah this morning (Friday 13 June).
About 4am, a man entered the store and allegedly threatened the attendant with a small syringe filled with a yellow liquid while demanding money. The attendant complied and placed the cash registers on the counter.
The [...]

Police seek assistance to locate missing woman

By 11 June 2014

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a missing 33-year-old woman.
The woman, Lupita Marujo, was reported missing earlier today by her family. She has not been seen since yesterday (June 10).
Lupita left home at 9.30am to go to Cooleman Court for a coffee. She did not return home and also called in [...]

More than 1000 breath tested this June long weekend

By 10 June 2014

ACT Policing carried out 1095 random breath tests this June long weekend (Friday 6 – Monday 9 June 2014) and issued 106 fines to motorists for traffic infringements in the ACT despite repeated warnings about increased police presence.
The majority of the TINS were issued for speeding (38) followed by unregistered vehicles (21). A further 60 [...]

Elderly woman robbed in broad daylight

By 10 June 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the robbery of an elderly woman near Woden Library on Friday (June 6).
About 3.15pm, Police attended the Woden Library on Corinna Street, Phillip, following a report of a robbery. An 84-year-old woman reported that a man had offered her assistance with her walker and belongings. When she informed the [...]

Witnesses sought; Monash armed robbery

By 10 June 2014

ACT Policing is seeking assistance from the public to identify a man following an aggravated robbery in Monash last night (Monday 9 June).
About 5.45pm, a man entered a loading dock area of the Spar Supermarket on Barraclough Crescent in Monash.
The offender allegedly pointed a firearm at one of the store’s supervisors and demanded to be [...]

Drunk driving motorcyclist to face court

By 9 June 2014

ACT Policing arrested a 53-year-old Theodore man following two instances of drunk driving on Saturday night (June 7).
About 10.15pm, ACT Policing detected a Kawasaki Vulcan motorcycle travelling at 173km/h in a 100km/h zone on the Monaro Highway. Police conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle then underwent roadside breath screening [...]

Witnesses sought; rock thrown at moving vehicle

By 9 June 2014

ACT Policing is investigating an incident where a car received significant damage when it was hit by a large rock while driving on Northbourne Avenue on Monday morning (9 June).
About 12:55am, the vehicle was travelling north along Northbourne Avenue, Lyneham, when a large rock was thrown at the car by an unknown person/s on the [...]

Man apprehended after failing to stop

By 9 June 2014

ACT Policing has apprehended a male after failing to stop his vehicle when directed by NSW Police and fleeing across the NSW border into the ACT yesterday afternoon (June 8).
About 4.40pm, ACT Policing was notified that a NSW Police highway patrol was in pursuit of a vehicle which had entered the ACT from NSW near [...]

Man arrested following robbery in Phillip

By 8 June 2014

ACT Policing has arrested a 24-year-old Phillip man following a robbery in Phillip early on Saturday morning (June, 7).
About 5.10am, two men exited a residence they had been visiting and entered a car. A male followed them from the residence to the car and threatened them, demanding cash. The two men handed over a small [...]

Witnesses sought; Wanniassa knifepoint robbery

By 7 June 2014

ACT Policing is seeking assistance from the public to identify a male following an aggravated robbery in Wanniassa early this morning (Saturday June, 7).
Around 2.30am, a male entered the 7-Eleven Service Station on Erindale Drive, Wanniassa, and threatened a member of staff with a knife attached to a stick, demanding cash.
The staff complied with the [...]

Man charged following Duffy warrant

By 7 June 2014

A 46-year-old Duffy man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning following a search warrant on a Duffy house yesterday (Friday June, 6).
The warrant was one of three simultaneous search warrants executed by ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives around 11am yesterday across Duffy and Wanniassa.
The warrants resulted in the seizure of two handguns, a [...]

Man to face court for child exploitation offences

By 6 June 2014

A 21-year-old Stirling man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, June 6) charged with child exploitation related offences.
Yesterday (June 5), the AFP Child Protection Operations Digital Forensics Team executed a Section 3E Crimes Act 1914 search warrant on a residence in Stirling.
As a result of the warrant a large volume of child exploitation [...]

Police describe drink driving incident as reckless

By 5 June 2014

ACT Policing has described the behaviour of a 34-year-old Kambah man as reckless following a drink driving incident at the Kambah Village car park last night (Wednesday, 4 June).
About 8.45pm, the Kambah man driving a grey VW Passat was observed driving in an erratic manner in the Kambah Village car park, before parking at the [...]

No excuse for driver distraction (and free ice scrapers…)

By 4 June 2014

ACT Policing will be targeting driver distraction during the month of June as part of its ongoing road safety campaign.
Driver distraction is any action that takes a driver’s attention away from the road and onto other elements of their environment. This could include using a mobile phone, driving with headphones in, tuning your radio, managing [...]

Police release impaired driving results (with 14,500 breath tests in one month!)

By 4 June 2014

ACT Policing caught 172 drink and drug-affected drivers last month during targeting under its multi-agency road safety strategy.
Police conducted over 14,500 roadside random breath tests during May, removing 131 drunk-drivers from Canberra roads as well as conducting 252 roadside drug tests with 41 drivers detected under the influence of illicit drugs.
Comparably, police conducted 9,802 breath [...]

Witnesses sought after car park incident

By 4 June 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident in the car park at the Nicholls shops last night (Tuesday, June 3), in which a man was threatened by an offender with a weapon.
About 7.05pm a 29-year-old man was putting groceries in the car on Paisley Street when he was approached by an offender, who threatened [...]

Wanted man flees police, arrested in bushland

By 3 June 2014

A 21-year-old Holt man sought by ACT Policing was arrested in bushland near Bruce late this afternoon (Tuesday June 3).
The man, who was identified as being the subject of two outstanding arrest warrants, had been sighted driving a white Holden Commodore with ACT registration plates by ACT Policing Crime Targeting detectives in the O’Connor area.
A [...]

Police seek witnesses after attempted abduction in Forde

By 2 June 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses following the report of an attempted abduction of a 20-year-old woman in Forde last Thursday (May, 29).
About 5.30pm, the woman returned to her parked car on Zakharov Avenue, Forde. While she was unlocking her car, a dark coloured van approached and stopped next to her vehicle. While the driver remained [...]

Police arrest teen following elderly Holt woman’s robbery

By 2 June 2014

A NSW teenager will face court this morning following the alleged robbery of an elderly woman in Holt on April 7.
The 88-year-old woman was walking into a unit complex on Hardwick Crescent, Holt when a male knocked her to the ground and took her handbag from the walking frame she had been using. The woman [...]

Police execute warrants in fraud investigation

By 30 May 2014

ACT Policing Criminal Investigations Fraud Detectives executed a number of search warrants yesterday (Thursday, May 29) seizing more than 50 items.
The warrants were executed in relation to the ongoing investigation into alleged fraud at the ACT Public Trustees Office.
More than 50 items were seized by Detectives, including electrical equipment such as TV’s, computers, mobile phones, [...]

Police seeking witnesses after vehicle fled from traffic stop

By 30 May 2014

ACT Policing is seeking information from the public after a vehicle fled from police during a routine traffic stop late last night (Thursday, 29 May 2014).
Around 11:50pm last night, police responded to a report of a vehicle continuously speeding along Myall Street O’Connor.
Police attended the area and located a blue Mazda 323 and conducted a [...]

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