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Category: Police

Extensive search in Tidbinbilla locates body of 21-year-old motorcyclist

The fatality marks a tragic milestone, being the first death on ACT roads in 2021.

Moruya drowning: mother of two dies rescuing child at Congo Beach

NSW Police have confirmed the drowning of a 50-year-old Sydney woman yesterday at Congo Beach, south of Moruya on the NSW South Coast.

Alcohol-impaired driver collides with police vehicle

An alcohol-impaired driver with a blood alcohol level more than three times the legal limit has received an immediate suspension notice following a two-car collision overnight.

Police seize a further two vehicles following wild weekend of burnouts

Police have today seized two more vehicles in relation to the numerous instances of dangerous hoon driving committed across Canberra last weekend.

Police arrest man sleeping in car with rifle in Belconnen

Police seized two firearms and arrested a man found sleeping in a car with a visible rifle, following reports of a suspicious vehicle parked in Moulden Court, Belconnnen, at 5am on Monday...

Hoon behaviour observed repeatedly across Canberra over weekend

Canberra hoons commandeered roads in Braddon, Fyshwick, and Hume over the weekend as their own burnout pits, which saw two cars impounded.

Police seize two vehicles for dangerous driving

ACT Policing seized two vehicles for dangerous driving endangering members of the public over the weekend. On Saturday night (9 January), ACT Policing closed the northern end of Lonsdale Street in Braddon in...

39-year-old man charged with string of graffiti offences

A 39-year-old O'Connor man will face ACT Magistrates court today on seven charges, including defacing a Commonwealth premises, damage property, and defacing public property.

ACT man faces court for uploading intimate content online without consent

The man facing court filmed himself having sexual intercourse with the victim and allegedly uploaded it to a pornographic website without the victim’s knowledge at a later date.

Police ask public to identify man following incident in Mitchell

ACT Policing is calling out for public assistance to identify a man allegedly involved in an incident in Mitchell in September 2020.

Police seek help identifying man in relation to Canberra Centre incident

Today police released an image of the unknown man with the hope a member of the public will recognise him.

Man who jumped into lake to evade police arrested

A 29-year-old Kambah man who jumped into Lake Burley Griffin in the early hours of 28 December to evade police faced the ACT Magistrates Court on Saturday 2 January charged with a number of offences, including drive at police.

Eight arrests during Christmas shoplifting campaign

ACT Policing made eight arrests and issued numerous cautions and 12 month banning orders following a targeted two week shoplifting campaign.

Man on bail to face court for multiple driving offences

ACT Policing charged a 33-year-old Holt man and a 25-year-old Phillip woman with a number of driving offences after their vehicle failed to stop for police on Saturday night, 26 December. Police were...

Double demerits for dangerous driving start tonight

For the next week and a half, traffic offenders will receive double demerits as police attempt to stop dangerous driving on our roads.

ACT Policing: Don’t delay seeking help from domestic violence these holidays

With neighbouring coronavirus hotspots now raising the possibility of more isolation for Canberrans this Christmas, ACT Policing is urging the community not to delay seeking help with domestic and family violence services. In...

Don’t let criminals break in over the Christmas break

ACT Policing encourages all Canberrans to lock up Whether you’re travelling or at home, make security a priority this summer.

Watson man on bail allegedly rams police vehicle

The ACT Magistrates Court will be busy today following multiple incidents on Sunday 20 December, including a police vehicle rammed by a car in Scullin and an early morning assault in Turner.

Police seek to identify alleged fraudster

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man following alleged fraudulent transactions and theft of a motor vehicle.

Drugs, cash, replica firearm seized in Lawson search warrant

Police located drugs, a replica firearm, items associated with drug trafficking and a sum of cash while executing a search warrant at a residence in Lawson on Friday.

11-year-old girl and father drown at Paddys River

ACT Policing is investigating the circumstances surrounding the drowning deaths of an 11-year-old girl and her 48-year-old father yesterday afternoon, Saturday 19 December, at Paddys River south of Canberra.