ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary at a unit in Red Hill this evening (Thursday, January 31).
Around 5pm, six people broke two windows and the front door of the residence with baseball bats. The residents sustained minor injuries.
The offenders were last seen walking along Cygnet Crescent towards Manuka.
Nearby residents were able to [...]
ACT Policing is investigating the death of a 48-year-old man who drowned at Uriarra Crossing late this afternoon (Thursday, January 31).
Police were called to the lake area at around 5.43pm by the ACT Ambulance Service.
Bystanders pulled the man out of the water and attempted to resuscitate him prior to the arrival of paramedics, but were [...]
ACT Policing is asking members of the public for assistance after a motorist was assaulted yesterday morning (Wednesday, January 30).
Around 8.35am at the intersection of Newcastle and Gladstone Street Fyshwick (opposite McDonalds) a man in a silver Mercedes Benz sedan got out of his vehicle, walked to the driver’s side of a white Ford wagon [...]
ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team is investigating a collision between an elderly pedestrian and motorcyclist which occurred yesterday (Wednesday, January 30) in Higgins.
Around 7.15pm, the 71-year-old Calwell man was crossing Kingsford Smith Drive, Higgins when he stepped from the centre median strip into oncoming traffic and was struck by a motorcycle.
The man was [...]
Police are seeking witnesses a vehicle suspected of being stolen which involved in a pursuit through Macquarie and Belconnen late last night (Wednesday, January 30).
Around 11.45pm police were conducting a mobile patrol along Lathlain Street, Belconnen when the saw a blue Holden VT Commodore and its occupant acting suspiciously in the car park at the [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery in Braddon last night (Tuesday, January 29).
Around 11.30pm, a man was robbed by three men while walking along Limestone Avenue towards Batman Street. The three men stole the man’s wallet, and were last seen running from the scene in different directions.
One of the men is described as [...]
ACT Policing is investigating two suspicious fires at the Calwell Shops which occurred late last night (Tuesday, January 29).
About 10.20pm ACT Policing were called to attend the scene of a fire outside a shop after ACT Fire and Rescue deemed the fire as being intentionally lit.
A short time later, police were informed of another [...]
ACT Policing is urging the community to be on the lookout for counterfeit $50 notes after police were called to a shop in Civic and Dickson yesterday (Tuesday, January 29).
Around 6.20pm, four teenage boys entered a convenience store in Civic and exchanged the counterfeit $50 note for change. The unsuspecting owner exchanged the note before [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at Liquor Legends in Hawker over the weekend.
About 9.50pm on Saturday (January 26) a man entered the store and, with a syringe half filled with what appears to be blood, demanded the employee to hand over cash.
Fearing for his safety, the employee handed over a small [...]
An 11-year-old boy will undergo a restorative justice process after being caught lighting a fire in Kambah yesterday (Monday, January 28).
Around 12.35pm, police attended the Wanniassa Primary School after a member of the public reported seeing two young people lighting fires against a tree on the school’s oval.
Police spoke to the two boys, one aged [...]
ACT Policing shut down a party in Narrabundah last night (Monday, January 28) and took one into custody after more than 300 gate-crashers attended the location.
Around 10pm, police were called to a party in Boolimba Crescent, Narrabundah after receiving reports of a large fight taking place. Officers attended the location and saw around 150 people [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a serious assault at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) on Sunday morning (27 January).
Police were called in when a 27-year-old male inmate punched another male inmate in the face, causing serious injuries.
The injured inmate was conveyed to The Canberra Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations (CI) team [...]
ACT Policing is seeking information on the driver of a stolen vehicle, who failed to stop for police in Scullin early this morning (Monday 28 January).
About 12.35 am, the silver BMW hatch was sighted by police at the intersection of Kingsford Smith Drive and Southern Cross Drive. Police activated their emergency lights and sirens; however [...]
In a very un-Australian act, arsonists have struck again in the early hours of Saturday morning (January 26), this time in Holt and Fadden.
ACT Policing is investigating two incidents of arson, the first, a grass fire in the bush land off Foxton Circuit Fadden, behind the Holy Family Primary School.
Police were called to the scene [...]
ACT Policing has praised the behavior of the crowd at the Australia Day Live Concert last night (Friday, January 25).
Police patrolled the surrounding areas of Parliament House from midday yesterday as part of the operational strategy to locate and deter youths attending the concert intoxicated.
Operation Commander Superintendent Robert Wilson said overall the crowd was extremely [...]
ACT Policing, ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Rural Fire Service have joined forces to warn the community about the danger of deliberately lighting fires this summer, following a suspicious grass fire in Gungahlin this week.
On Monday (January 21), ACT Fire & Rescue extinguished a fire near the Uniting Church on The Valley Avenue in [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an alleged assault which occurred at a house in Cromwell Circuit, Isabella Plains early this morning (January 25)
Around 2am police were called to the house after receiving a report that a man had been assaulted by two men.
Officers attended the house and spoke to the victim and the incident is currently [...]
An 18-year-old Griffith man has been arrested following the assault of a police officer yesterday evening (Thursday, January 24).
Around 8.20pm, police attended the Belconnen Churches Centre after reports loud noises were heard coming from the premises.
Police searched the area, locating two men drinking beer in a stairwell. Upon seeing police, one of the males [...]
ACT Policing will have a highly visible presence at the Australia Day Live concert tomorrow (Friday, January 25) to ensure a trouble-free event.
This year, as in previous years, ACT Policing will place a particular focus on identifying alcohol-affected juveniles, with event security instructed to turn away young people who appear to be affected by alcohol.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a traffic incident that occurred yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, 23 January) on Adelaide Avenue, near Hughes.
Around 5.20pm, A Canberra Cabs Ford station wagon was travelling south, being followed by a green Mitsubishi Triton utility.
The utility collided with the rear of the wagon, causing significant damage. The driver of the utility [...]
ACT Policing has arrested two male teenagers, aged 15 and 17, after they were each seen driving a stolen motor vehicle in Dickson late last night (January 23).
Around 11pm, General Duties officers from City Patrol were conducting mobile patrols around Dickson when they saw two cars, a white Mazda 121 and a red Mazda MX5, [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a vehicle fire in Calwell early this morning (Wednesday, January 23).
At 12.18am, police attended Brawn Place after receiving reports of a 2007 model black Ford Ranger alight at the location.
ACT Fire and Rescue extinguished the vehicle fire. They were unable to establish a point of ignition for the fire, [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 21-year-old Isaacs man after he fled from a roadside police breath testing station early this morning (22 January).
Around 3.10am police were conducting breath tests on Drakeford Drive in Isabella Plains. The driver of the silver Holden Monaro conducted a U-turn in front of police and drove away.
Police followed the driver, [...]
ACT Policing has released its latest quarterly CrimeStatistics for 2012, which show the majority of offences reported to police have decreased when compared with the same period in 2011.
The fourth quarter of 2012 produced a decline in assault, sexual assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, property damage and road collisions with injuries but an increase in [...]
A 22-year-old Higgins man has died in hospital following a single vehicle collision in Macgregor yesterday morning (Sunday, January 20).
The man was a passenger in a white Mitsubishi Triton utility, which rolled onto its side after the driver lost control at the intersection of Cannan Crescent and Constance Stone Street in Macgregor around 12.45am yesterday.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision in Downer after a driver fled from police earlier this morning (Monday, January 21).
About 12.20am police were patrolling along Majura Avenue in Dickson when they observed a silver Mitsubishi Lancer driving the wrong way on the roundabout at the intersection of Davenport Street.
Police activated their lights and [...]
A man is in a critical condition in The Canberra Hospital following a single vehicle collision in Macgregor early this morning (Sunday, January 20).
Around 12.45am, a white Mitsubishi Triton rolled onto its side after the driver lost control at the intersection of Cannan Crescent and Constance Stone Street in Macgregor.
A 22-year-old Higgins man, who was [...]
ACT Policing members overnight arrested a 25-year-old Bonner man in relation to firearm and drug offences.
Detectives investigating an incident in Kambah last month where a shotgun was allegedly discharged at a stationary motor vehicle, executed a search warrant at an address in Bonner yesterday morning (Thursday, January 17), seizing a shotgun and ammunition, drugs and [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old Flynn man after an incident in which he fled from police in his car earlier this morning (January 17).
Around 2.30am police were conducting a mobile patrol of Emu Bank, Belconnen when they saw the occupants of a green Holden Commodore acting suspiciously.
The officers activated their car’s emergency lights in [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to multiple reports of property damage to vehicles in Gungahlin on Saturday afternoon (January 12).
ACT Policing responded to reports of property damage around the Doris Turner Street Forde area at 7.35pm. During the incident a member of the public apprehended a 21-year-old male and female who were subsequently handed [...]
A 27-year-old Charnwood man has been charged with Negligent Driving Occasioning Grievous Bodily Harm following a collision that occurred in Florey last night (Wednesday, January 16).
Around 10.05pm, a silver Ford Fairlane collided with a silver Ford Falcon at the intersection of Southern Cross Drive and Kingsford Smith Drive.
A 22-year-old Charnwood woman who was a passenger [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two deliberately lit grass fires at the Stony Creek Nature Reserve (Tuesday, January 15) and the Griffith Park Nature Reserve yesterday (Wednesday, January 16).
Around 2.45pm, the ACT Rural Fire Service attended the Stony Creek Nature Reserve on the eastern bank of the Murrumbidgee River, about 1.5km south of the [...]