ACT Policing has praised the good behaviour of people who attended the one day international between Australia and the West Indies at Manuka Oval last night (Wednesday, February 6).
Operation Commander for the event, Station Sergeant Matthew Corbitt said the crowd was generally well behaved with sixteen people being ejected for being intoxicated or behaving in [...]
A 21-year-old Palmerston man will face the ACT Magistrates Court after being caught performing burnouts in Mitchell last month.
On Monday January 21, police received a complaint of a red Holden Commodore performing burnouts in the Gungahlin area.
Later that day, police viewed footage of a vehicle matching the description performing a burnout in Baillieu Court, Mitchell.
ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team are investigating a collision between a recumbent cyclist and a van earlier this morning (Wednesday, February 5).
Around 7.30am, the recumbent cyclist was struck by a van at the intersection of Anzac Parade and Blamey Crescent, Campbell.
The cyclist, a 47 year-old man from Pearce, was conveyed by ACT Ambulance [...]
A 31-year-old NSW man had his vehicle seized by police following a burnout last night (Tuesday, February 5).
Around 7.25pm police were on a routine patrol in Belconnen when they witnessed a white Holden SS Crewman utility turn from Market Street onto Benjamin Way, adjacent to the Belconnen Police Station.
Police observed the vehicle conduct a burnout [...]
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ACT Policing has expressed its disappointment following a spate of property damage involving local businesses in the Weston Creek area.
Over the past month police have attended several incidents of property damage, the latest involving the Weston Creek Children’s Centre and McDonald’s Weston.
Around 10.20am on Saturday (February 2) police were called to the Weston Creek Children’s [...]
ACT Policing will be targeting speeding motorists during the month of February 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.
Acting Traffic Operations Superintendent Rod Anderson said drivers who [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an incident at Kowen Forest where a boundary fence was cut by two men riding trail bikes.
About 1.50pm last Tuesday (January 29), two men were captured on camera cutting the boundary fence at Kowen Forest. Incidents such as these are an ongoing threat to livestock on the property.
One of the men [...]
ACT Policing is urging residents of Narrabundah to be on the look-out for suspicious persons and activity after a rise in reports of property damage offences.
Between 1 December 2012 and 27 January 2013, police received 11 reports from members of the public who had their tyres slashed or damaged.
Acting Officer-in-Charge of Woden Police Station, Sergeant [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a vehicle fire in McGregor last night (Sunday, February 3).
At 7.30pm, police attended Bowden Place after receiving reports of a Holden Rodeo alight at the location.
ACT Fire and Rescue extinguished the vehicle fire. They were unable to establish a point of ignition for the fire, and the cause of [...]
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 (February 4).
Acting Traffic Operations Superintendent Rod Anderson said the restrictions are in place between 8am and 4pm and warns motorists there will be tough penalties for those who choose to [...]
ACT Policing arrested two men late last night after investigations into an incident at Red Hill yesterday afternoon.
Around 5.15 last night, it was reported to police that six men had attempted to force entry to a residence in Red Hill.
Police attended and found damage to the property including broken windows, holes in a door and [...]
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 [...]