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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Category: Crime

Man charged over camera in shower cubicle

A 22-year-old Acton man was to face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning, Wednesday 1 July, after a camera was found in a shower cubicle at a Canberra university.

Man caught going 177 km/h, returned positive drugs and alcohol tests

A 21-year-old Dunlop man was caught going 97 km/h over the speed limit while also testing positive for drugs and alcohol.

Man arrested after disturbing sexual assault

A 52-year-old Hawker man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today, Monday 29 June, on seven charges arising from a sexual assault on a woman on Saturday 27 June and...

Mobile speed cameras trump point-to-point on Majura Parkway

Mobile speed cameras, fixed cameras and point-to-point speed cameras have all been deployed across the ACT to improve road safety in the Territory.

Man faces court over Belconnen stabbing attack

A 43-year-old man was due to face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning, charged with intentionally wounding, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and possessing an offensive weapon.

Face-fit image released of alleged Calwell knife attacker

ACT Policing has released a face-fit image of a man allegedly linked to four knife attack incidents in the Tuggeranong suburb of Calwell on 6 and 9 June.

Footage of illegal trail bike riding prompts stern reminder

Mobile phone footage of a person riding a trail bike at Melba Oval last Saturday has prompted a reminder from ACT Policing that it’s against the law to ride trail...

Driver caught going more than 100km/h over speed limit

ACT Policing were ‘disgusted’ by the alarming number of speeding incidents over the weekend, with one driver detected at 214km/h in a 100km/h zone on Majura Parkway.

ACT Policing seizes $385K worth of cocaine

A tip off from the public and a drug-detection sniffer dog both played a vital role in ACT Policing seizing half a kilogram of cocaine over the weekend.

Caught red handed: Police film drivers using phones

To deter motorists from using their phones while driving, ACT Policing has released footage captured by Road Policing officer helmet cameras of drivers doing just that.

Public play vital role in locating a missing child

Today, 25 May, is International Missing Children’s Day (IMCD) and ACT Policing is using the occasion to highlight the importance of community support when a young person goes missing.

Scammers target puppy love during pandemic

Australians have lost almost $300,000 to puppy scams this year as scammers take advantage of those seeking a furry companion during the COVID-19 pandemic. A spokesperson for...

Hughes man charged over child exploitation material

A 59-year-old man has been charged by ACT Policing with possession of child exploitation material after a home in Hughes was searched yesterday, 20 May. Officers attached...

Evatt man to face court after police chase

Dangerous driving, drug driving and attempting to escape from custody following his arrest are among the multiple charges a 32-year-old Evatt man will face in the ACT Magistrates Court today,...

Poor driving on ACT roads keeps police busy

ACT Policing has been kept busy on Canberra’s roads in the past few days, due to a large number of collisions and multiple instances of poor driver behaviour.

Crime prevention efforts focus on closed businesses

Businesses that may have been forced to close for extended periods are the focus of police efforts to proactively prevent crime as the community changes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Googong man arrested on child exploitation offences

ACT Policing’s Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (ACT-JACET) has arrested a 36-year-old man from Googong, NSW, after he was allegedly found in possession of child exploitation material.

Man charged after Woden fire spree

ACT Police have charged a 32-year-old man with one count of building arson, and six counts of property damage, after a number of fires in Phillip yesterday, Tuesday 12 May.

Red light traffic rules in focus

ACT Policing is targeting drivers not obeying red lights at traffic intersections this month as their monthly traffic focus. Statistics for 2019 show that police issued more...

Dunlop man caught with $230,000 worth of cocaine

A 28-year-old man from Dunlop has been charged by police after they discovered approximately one kilogram of cocaine with an estimated street value of around $230,000. Acting...

ACT Police issue home security reminder after ‘opportunistic burglaries’

ACT Police are reminding Canberrans about the importance of home security to reduce the risk of possessions being stolen. Police are continuing to see opportunistic burglaries as...