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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...

ACTCOSS welcomes elder abuse laws amid legal profession objections

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has welcomed the ACT Government’s move to introduce specific offences for elder abuse, reforms that have drawn the ire of the ACT’s legal...

COVID-19 scams costing Aussies over $660,000

Australians have so far reported losses in excess of $660,000 due to COVID-19 scams, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). From 1 January to...

Man detected drug driving while disqualified to face court on multiple charges

A 31-year-old Conder man will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning, Monday 4 May, charged with refusing to undergo a screening test, refusing to provide an oral fluid sample and driving while disqualified.

Second wanted man arrested and charged with multiple offences

ACT Policing have arrested and charged a second 19-year-old man with multiple offences following a police operation in Cook yesterday, 30 April.

Two men to face court on child exploitation charges

Two men arrested by the ACT Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team on child exploitation related offences will face the ACT Magistrates Court in June.

232 drivers caught speeding over Anzac Day long weekend

A speed enforcement operation over the Anzac Day long weekend, 24-27 April, has seen more than 230 drivers on ACT roads issued infringement notices.

Cannabis grow house discovered in Kaleen

Following a tip-off from members of the community, ACT Policing seized more than 200 cannabis plants in various growing stages and a significant amount of equipment at the grow house in Kaleen.

ACT Policing to crack down on speeding over Anzac Day long weekend

Over the Anzac Day long weekend, ACT Policing will be conducting a zero tolerance, high visibility speeding blitz across the Territory.

Criminal offences linked to COVID 19 in ACT

ACT Policing has reported several people have been charged with criminal offences for behaviour that has links with COVID 19 but not related to the health directions.

Canberrans contribute to safer community via Crime Stoppers ACT

Crime Stoppers received a call every two minutes throughout 2019, leading to an average of 100 apprehensions by police every week across the nation.

Woman to face 12 charges after more than just a Barina misdemeanour

A 26-year-old Chifley woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today, Tuesday 21 April, on 12 charges including two counts of aggravated dangerous driving, drug driving, and driving having never...

93 cannabis plants seized at Gungahlin grow house

ACT Policing on Saturday 18 April seized 93 cannabis plants during a search warrant at a Gungahlin house. On entering the house, police saw five rooms had...

Reckless driving lands disqualified driver in court

A 20-year-old driver who drove recklessly following a fail to stop incident in Lyneham yesterday, Wednesday 15 April, will face the ACT Magistrates Court today on multiple charges.

Canberra Easter crowds elicit stern warning

While Canberrans have done a lot toward curbing COVID-19, many crowds inadvertently flouted public gathering restrictions over the Easter long weekend.

Police investigating series of ram raids

ACT Policing are investigating a series of aggravated burglaries in Garran, Hughes and Fyshwick earlier today, Monday 13 April. About 5.10am, police responded to reports of a...

Waramanga man arrested for trafficking cocaine, meth and MDMA

A 31-year-old Waramanga man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today, Saturday 11 April, on 11 charges after he was arrested for drug trafficking including cocaine, methamphetamine and MDMA.

$38,000 in shoplifting sprees lands Farrer woman in court

ACT Policing’s Crime Disruption Team has arrested a 31-year-old Farrer woman for eight shoplifting incidents where she allegedly stole goods totalling more than $38,000. The woman is due to face...

Police will be out in force over Easter

Thinking about hitting the road to visit family or get away? ACT Policing and their NSW counterparts will be out in force over the Easter long weekend.

Drug driver travelling double the speed limit

A 37-year-old woman is due to face the ACT Magistrates Court today, Tuesday 7 April, for drug driving and high range speeding offences. About 11.20pm yesterday, Monday...