Tag Archives: police wrap

Suspected burglar nabbed at the Gungahlin Marketplace

By 1 November, 2013

ACT Policing has arrested a twenty-seven year old woman following a burglary that occurred in Chisholm on Tuesday 24 September.
It is alleged the offender smashed a window to gain entry to the premises.
The resident of the property returned home later that day to find a number of items had been removed including electronic goods and [...]

Ngunnawal graff

By 28 October, 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a number of instances of graffiti that occurred in Ngunnawal in the early hours of yesterday morning (Sunday October, 27).
At 9.50am, police were called to a residence in Ngunnawal in response to offensive graffiti sprayed on the garage of a house.
Police received information that two suspicious males [...]

Holt desperado

By 27 October, 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred at Hardwick Crescent, Holt near the Magpies Sports Club yesterday afternoon (Saturday, October 26).
Around 5.00pm a man approached a woman from behind, threatened her with a knife before obtaining her keys. The offender unsuccessfully attempted to gain entry to the victim’s car.
The offender then [...]

Getting stabby outside O’Malleys

By 26 October, 2013

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident in Garema Place, Civic, early this morning in which an 18-year-old man was stabbed.
About 1.15am, Police were called to Garema Place (opposite King O’Malley’s) in response to an altercation involving up to 20 people.
During the altercation an 18-year-old man received lacerations to his arms, chest and head. [...]

Isaacs house gets busted by the clan labs team

By 25 October, 2013

ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations Clandestine Laboratory Team executed a drugs of dependence search warrant, with the support of ACT Fire and Rescue, on a residence in Isaacs earlier today (Friday, 25 October).
Police executed the warrant on the residence around 11.00am and seized a number of items not related to the production of drugs.
Those items will [...]

On the run in Conder

By 25 October, 2013

ACT Policing is seeking the assistance of the public to identify the driver of a vehicle who fled from police last night (Thursday, October 24).
Around 11.05pm, police attempted a traffic stop on a dark coloured Holden Clubsport on Eggleston Crescent in Chifley. The driver failed to stop for police, and a pursuit commenced.
Police pursued the [...]

Safe plate comes to Tuggers

By 25 October, 2013

ACT Policing and Tuggeranong Hyperdome are joining forces to prevent number plate theft with a free program this weekend, Project Safe Plate.
This Saturday (October 26) between 10am-2pm, motorists are encouraged to bring their vehicles to the Tuggeranong Hyperdome open air car park, off Reed Street North, where officers will fit vehicle plates with tamper-proof screws.
Number [...]

Gun control hasn’t stopped crims getting guns. It’s stopped them getting good guns

By 23 October, 2013

ACT Policing detectives seized a modified 12-gauge shotgun and a quantity of drugs in Braddon today (Wednesday, 23 October).
About 10.20am, detectives from the Criminal Investigations Response Team observed the men sitting in the front seat of a silver Toyota Yaris in a Girrahween Street car park.
After approaching the vehicle, the officers observed the passenger [...]

Facefit of Higgins indecency suspect

By 23 October, 2013

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 [...]

Big Richardson drug bust

By 22 October, 2013

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 [...]

More on the Red Hill kerfuffle

By 21 October, 2013

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 [...]

Goulburn loser punches on with the cops

By 20 October, 2013

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 [...]

Belco Labor Club car massacre

By 20 October, 2013

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 [...]

Red Hill kerfuffle

By 19 October, 2013

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 [...]

Guns of Narrabundah

By 19 October, 2013

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 [...]

Free Padlocks!

By 18 October, 2013

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 of indecency in Higgins

By 18 October, 2013

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 [...]

BMW burnout on Ginninderra Drive (or how to draw attention to your DUI)

By 18 October, 2013

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 [...]

It would help if large swaths of the public didn’t want to buy drugs

By 17 October, 2013

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 [...]

Watson drug bust

By 16 October, 2013

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.
The [...]

Gun and drugs in Kaleen

By 15 October, 2013

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 [...]

Gunfire in Curtin

By 15 October, 2013

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. [...]

Have you seen Milos?

By 15 October, 2013

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 [...]

Wanniassa man dragged back from Queensland for sexual assault charges

By 14 October, 2013

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), [...]

Silly rabbit, eccies are for dancing not burnouts

By 12 October, 2013

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 [...]

Never let social media strangers lure you to Kippax Fair

By 12 October, 2013

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 [...]

Death at Stromlo

By 12 October, 2013

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]

Crime statistics looking great!

By 11 October, 2013

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 [...]

40 zones back Monday

By 11 October, 2013

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 [...]

More nabbed this long weekend

By 8 October, 2013

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 [...]

Phillip heroes nab Chisholm scum

By 6 October, 2013

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 [...]

Mugged in Hawker

By 6 October, 2013

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 [...]

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