Significant police operation nets 19-year-old man in Curtin

Michael Weaver 1 May 2020
Police car

A 19-year-old man has been arrested following a significant police operation in Curtin yesterday. Photo: Supplied.

Police have arrested a 19-year-old man following what they described as “a significant police operation” in Curtin yesterday (30 April).

An ACT Policing spokesperson said police had been investigating the man for a number of days following his alleged involvement in multiple incidents.

The man has been charged with numerous offences including two charges of driving a vehicle without consent, two charges of failing to stop for police, two charges of arson, as well as possession of an offensive weapon, burglary and theft.

At about 5:30 pm yesterday, investigators received information that the man was located at a residence in Curtin and a coordinated arrest operation began.

The man was subsequently arrested without incident. Police recovered a firearm and items of property believed to have been stolen.

The man is expected to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today. Police will oppose bail.


What's Your Opinion?


Please login to post your comments, or connect with

CBR Tweets

Sign up to our newsletter

Top

Search across the site