11.7 C
Canberra
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Service One Alliance Bank
Service One Alliance Bank

Category: Crime

Hawker man charged with child abuse material offences

A 33-year-old Hawker man is due to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today after being charged with possessing suspected child sexual abuse material.

Call on ACT Government to ‘Raise the Age’

The ACT’s youth, health, legal and community sector have criticised the Australian Attorneys-General “lack of leadership,” after the group failed to raise the criminal age of responsibility yesterday.

Woman to face court on high range drink driving charge

A 33-year-old woman who returned a blood alcohol level of 0.280 - more than five times the legal limit -has been charged with drink driving offences following a single vehicle collision in Narrabundah on Friday evening, 24 July.

Local groups push to raise criminal age

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are imprisoned in the ACT at eight times the rate of their non-indigenous peers.

AFPA back anti-consorting laws

ACT Policing and the Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) have both stated their support of introducing anti-consorting laws in the Territory.

Kaleen man to face court for threatening to kill police

A 30-year-old Kaleen man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged with a number of offences, including threatening to kill police.

Witnesses sought to linked vehicle collisions

ACT Policing is calling for witnesses and dash-cam footage of two vehicle collisions in Lyons and Yarralumla last night, Sunday 19 July, which they believe are linked.

Man dies after disturbance at Kokomo’s bar in Civic

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a death that occurred after a disturbance at Kokomo's bar, a licensed premises in Civic, early this morning, Sunday 19 July.

Man charged with non-compliance of COVID directions

A 41-year-old man from Victoria has been arrested and charged for failing to comply with COVID-19 health directions in the ACT.

Million dollar Higgins grow house man to face court today

A 40-year-old man connected with a grow house at a $1.1m Higgins residence is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today, Friday 17 July, on a charge of cultivating...

Pandemic sees physical and sexual violence escalate

The number of women experiencing an escalation in physical or sexual violence and feeling too unsafe to leave their partner during the pandemic has increased, new data from the Australian...

Former ANU student sues college for failing duty of care

A former ANU student has accused John XXIII College of a culture of excessive drinking during 2014-2015.

Speeding driver ‘too tired’ to watch speed on snow trip

Two drivers have been caught high-range speeding along the Majura Parkway, one of whom claimed they were 'too tired' to notice their speed on a ski trip from Sydney to the NSW snowfields.

Witnesses sought to alleged historic sex offences

ACT Policing is calling for information regarding multiple alleged sexual assaults committed against children in the Belconnen region beginning in the early 2000s.

Arrests: Aggravated robbery trio; man ‘driving at police’

Three people arrested in relation to an aggravated robbery in Spence on Friday morning are due to face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning, Monday 13 July.

Man charged with murder following Kingston Hotel death

A 35-year-old Griffith man is expected to face court today over the death of Warren Hordpenko, 44, at the Kingston Hotel on Sunday night, 5 July.

Kingston hotel victim named

A 44-year-old man who died after an altercation at the Kingston Hotel on Sunday night has been identified as Warren Hordpenko from Dalmeny, New South...

Man charged over indecent assault of child in March 2019

A 32-year-old man from Ngunnawal will face the ACT Magistrates Court today, charged over the alleged indecent assault of a nine-year-old child in March 2019.

Man dead after incident at Kingston hotel

ACT Policing is investigating after a 44-year-old-man died following an altercation at the Kingston Hotel in Canberra's Inner South on Sunday night, 5 July.

Man charged over threat to kill, animal cruelty offences

A 45-year-old Gungahlin man has been charged with a range of offences including threat to kill and animal cruelty following an incident in Charnwood on Friday 3 July.

Police target speeding after spike in infringements

ACT Policing are focusing their attention on speeding this July, after data has shown a dramatic increase in Traffic Infringement Notices for speeding issued so far in 2020.