So the latest from the boys in blue:
- 1. One unregistered boozer has allegedly been busted trying to run away from the police:
“About 3.50am, Belconnen general duties patrols attempted to stop the alleged offender’s vehicle on Southern Cross Drive, Latham after noticing it was not displaying a rear registration plate. The vehicle then accelerated away on Kingsford Smith Drive. The vehicle continued along Belconnen Way in Hawker and Weetangera before the driver lost control in the wet conditions on a roundabout in Higgins, resulting in a minor collision. The pursuit lasted a few minutes. The driver was arrested and conveyed to City Police Station where she returned an alleged positive breath test of 0.123.”
Even better the alleged perpetrator is a 26 year old woman and a pill was found on her person which is off to the lab. Take note children: When up to dodgy business try to look like you’re legit.
All up she’s facing charges of “drink driving, unlicensed driving, using an unregistered and uninsured vehicle, possession of a prohibited substance and failing to stop as directed.”
2. But the southside boyz weren’t to be outdone by the northside girls. Police also inform that an alleged 21 year old car thief has been collared in Gordon by the pyjama brigade after driving around a car allegedly stolen on 10 July.
3. And sadly we’re told that the Electric Shadows Bookshop located on Mort Street has been knocked over by a knife weilding miscreant.
Police would urge anyone who may know the identity of the offender or who witnessed suspicious persons in Braddon around 6pm yesterday to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online to www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.