- A 50-year-old Watson man will be summonsed to face court on weapon offences following a search warrant on his house yesterday (Tuesday, October 28).
General duties officers along with members of the Specialist Response and Security (SRS) team executed the warrant about 5.30am and seized several weapons along with a small amount of cannabis.
The Watson man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court on a date yet to be fixed.
- ACT Policing is investigating two suspicious bus fires in Civic around 3.15am today (October 30).
Police were notified by a member of the public of a bus on fire on the Glebe Park side of Akuna Street. On arrival, patrols found an interstate coach well alight and immediately cordoned off the area between Bunda and Ballumbir streets.
Whilst maintaining the cordon, a second interstate coach parked with the first bus, caught fire. ACT Fire Brigade arrived shortly after and extinguished both fires.
No persons were on the buses at the time of the fires.
Initial assessment by police and fire investigators deemed the fires as suspicious.
AFP Forensic Services are expected to attend the scene today (October 30). The cause of the fires is yet to be determined.
Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen suspicious persons or activity in or around Akuna Street around 3.15am to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.