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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 [...]

Face-fit released following Pearce robbery

By 29 May 2014

ACT Policing has released a face-fit following an aggravated robbery at the Foodworks store in Pearce earlier this month on Saturday, May 10.
Around 5pm, a woman armed with a machete entered the store and threatened an employee, making demands for cash. The employee complied with the demands and the woman ran from the store with [...]

Stolen motorcycles, war memorabilia and a firearm recovered by police

By 29 May 2014

ACT Policing has arrested a man following six search warrants carried out across Canberra’s south yesterday (Wednesday 28 May).
ACT Policing’s Crime Targeting Team carried out the warrants across the Woden and Tuggeranong patrol zones as part of an ongoing investigation into numerous burglary, theft, fraud and vehicle offences across Canberra.
Police seized a motorcycle and stolen [...]

Man arrested over three indecent acts

By 28 May 2014

A 22-year-old Gordon man was arrested following three indecent acts which occurred during the early hours of this morning in Civic (Wednesday, May 28).
Police will allege in court that the 22-year-old approached two women behind the Davey Lodge, Acton, groping one of the women, around midnight.
A couple of hours later (2.15am), the same man is [...]

Drunk drivers caught; Learner and supervisor

By 26 May 2014

ACT Policing caught a Learner driver and their supervising licensed driver both impaired by alcohol while driving in Kambah last Thursday (May 22).
About 7.50pm, Tuggeranong Patrol officers conducted a traffic stop on a silver Hyundai Excel sedan travelling on Athllon Drive, Kambah. A roadside breath test was conducted with the driver, a 20-year-old Rivett woman [...]

Aggravated Robbery in Campbell: Witnesses sought

By 26 May 2014

ACT Policing is seeking information from the public after a man armed with a knife entered a shop at the Campbell Shops yesterday afternoon (Sunday, 25 May) and stole the cash register.
Around 2:50pm, a man brandishing a large knife entered the shop at the shopping complex on Blamey Place, Campbell and made demands for cash.
The [...]

Man summonsed to face court following Dickson assault

By 24 May 2014

A 28-year-old Queanbeyan man has been summonsed to face court following an alleged assault outside the Subway restaurant in Dickson yesterday (Friday 23 May).
Around 11.10am police attended the Subway Restaurant following a report that a male had been assaulted.
ACT Ambulance Service attended and assessed the male who had sustained minor injuries.
The alleged offender, who [...]

Police operation leads to major drug syndicate being dismantled

By 24 May 2014

Members from ACT Policing’s Drug and Organised Crime Team executed multiple search warrants across Canberra’s north yesterday afternoon (Friday, May 23) where a large quantity of illicit drugs, property and cash was seized.
From 1.30pm police executed 10 simultaneous Drugs of Dependence Act search warrants at various locations throughout Canberra’s north.
During the search police located and [...]

Police release face-fit of suspicious driver

By 21 May 2014

ACT Policing has released a face-fit of a man in relation to an incident where a 13-year-old boy was approached by a man in Kambah on Wednesday (May 14).
About 3.50pm a 13-year-old boy was walking home from the bus stop on Livingstone Avenue between the two turnoffs to Cutbush Street.
As the young boy walked along [...]

Public information leads to synthetic drugs seizure

By 19 May 2014

ACT Policing has seized a quantity of synthetic cannabinoids during simultaneous search warrants executed on three retail outlets throughout Canberra this morning (Monday, 19 May).
About 10am, Drug and Organised Crime detectives together with members from Tuggeranong General Duties, executed Crimes Act search warrants after receiving information from the public via Crime Stoppers.
During the search of [...]

Police release face-fit from indecent act

By 15 May 2014

ACT Policing has released a face-fit of a man in relation to the indecent act which occurred in Tuggeranong on Tuesday (May 13).
About 7.50am, a 17-year-old girl was walking along the foreshore of Lake Tuggeranong, between Bartlett Place and Cowlishaw Street, when she was grabbed by an unknown man. The girl was thrown to the [...]

Police seek witnesses to suspicious driver

By 15 May 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident where a 13-year-old boy was approached yesterday afternoon in Kambah by an unknown man (Wednesday, May 14).
About 3.50pm a 13-year-old boy was walking home from the bus stop on Livingstone Avenue between the two turnoffs to Cutbush Street.
As the young boy was walking along the footpath [...]

Police execute warrants in ACT prison

By 14 May 2014

ACT Policing executed four search warrants on cells within the Alexander Maconochie Centre last night (Tuesday, May 13) following an extensive police operation into the suspected supply of drugs within the prison and the ACT.
Working closely with ACT Corrections officers, detectives from ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations Drugs and Organised Crime Team executed the warrants around [...]

Police seek witnesses to indecent act

By 13 May 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an indecent act which occurred this morning in Tuggeranong (Tuesday, May 13).
About 7.50am, a 17-year-old girl was walking along the foreshore of Lake Tuggeranong, between Bartlett Place and Cowlishaw Street, when she was grabbed by an unknown man. The girl was thrown to the ground however, was able to [...]

Witnesses sought over Pearce robbery

By 11 May 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an aggravated robbery at the Foodworks store in Pearce occurred yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 10 May).
Around 5pm, a woman armed with machete entered the store and threatened an employee, making demands for cash. The employee complied with the demands and the woman ran from the store with a sum of [...]

Police targeting impaired drivers in May

By 8 May 2014

ACT Policing is targeting alcohol and drug impaired driving this month as part of our multi-agency road safety strategy.
With 1,357 drunk drivers and 116 drug impaired drivers removed from ACT roads during 2013, roadside alcohol and drug screening is a key strategy in ACT Policing’s approach to road safety.
Traffic Operations Sergeant Rod [...]

Off-duty officer interrupts Turner burglary

By 8 May 2014

A 42-year-old Turner man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning following the burglary of a Turner residence yesterday (Wednesday 7 May).
About 7.00pm, an off-duty police officer noticed a male enter a unit courtyard in Turner and remove a window security screen. The male then entered the unit through the window, carrying a black [...]

Witnesses sought to Jamison robbery

By 6 May 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery which occurred in Jamison on Sunday (May 4).
Between 10am-2pm a man, who suffers from a mental disability, was selling copies of ‘The Big Issue’ adjacent to the Coffee Guru at the Jamison Centre.
Around 2pm the man was walking from the Jamison Centre to his residence in Cook. [...]

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