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Category: Police

Dip in sexual assault stats prompts ACT Policing to encourage reports

Despite fewer police reports, anecdotal evidence from other services in recent weeks indicates higher demand for help from sexual assault survivors.

ACT road use ‘good and bad’ over Easter long weekend

Detecting 41 unregistered vehicles, 167 speeders, four drink drivers, marked a “standard” Easter long weekend on the roads for ACT Policing.

23-year-old man to face court on assault charges

A 23-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today, Tuesday 6 April, for weapons and assault charges.

Hundreds of cannabis plants seized in Dunlop

ACT Policing has seized hundreds of cannabis plants following a search warrant at a home in Dunlop this morning, Thursday 1 April.

28-year-old man charged in relation to Monaro Highway collision

A 28-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter and other offences relating to a two car collision on the Monaro Highway last month.

Third person to face court after Spence shooting

A 22-year-old man was arrested yesterday, Wednesday 31 March, as part of an ongoing investigation into a shooting at a Spence residence earlier in March.

Double demerits apply over Easter long weekend

A joint ACT Policing and the NSW Police Force operation will target road safety on the Kings Highway this Easter long weekend, 1-5 April.

Police seek witnesses to menacing driving incident

Witnesses are sought to an incident of menacing driving by the driver of a NSW registered Triton ute across several Canberra suburbs on Saturday 20 March.

66yo drug dealer caught selling cannabis to a minor

A 66-year-old Holt man was charged with drug offences yesterday, Monday 29 March, after allegedly selling cannabis to a 13-year-old.

Concerns about three months of suspicious door knocking in Weston Creek

Marisa Paterson MLA is one of many living in the vicinity of Weston Creek to publicly share a story about the alleged door-to-door scammer.

Police target illicit firearms during national week of action

ACT Policing joined police jurisdictions across Australia in a national week of action targeting illicit firearms and safe storage by licensed owners.

Ditch the disaster tourism: Police warn killer social media not worth losing a life

ACT Policing have revealed the young woman rescued from Kambah Pool floodwaters was visiting the area to take photos of the flooded river.

Bonner man charged over child exploitation material

A 38-year-old Bonner man has been charged with possessing child abuse material and is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court next month.

Update: Man arrested after Spence shooting

A 22-year-old Bonner man was arrested yesterday, Monday 22 March, after an investigation into a shooting at a Spence residence early in the morning of Thursday 11 March. The ACT Policing investigation into the Spence...

Driver and passenger rescued from car roof as flood waters rise

A driver and passenger have been rescued from the roof of their car after attempting to cross Gudgenby Creek in southern ACT today, Tuesday 23 March. ACT Police were contacted at approximately 10.40am...

Man arrested after Spence shooting

A 22-year-old Bonner man was arrested yesterday after an investigation into a shooting at a Spence residence the morning of 11 March.

ACT Policing catch three high-range drink drivers

ACT Policing has issued three male drivers, aged from 43 to 65, with Immediate Suspension Notices after they recorded high-range blood alcohol levels on Saturday 20 March. All three drivers have had their...

Man assisting police with enquiries following pursuit

ACT Policing says a man is assisting them with their enquiries following a pursuit through numerous Canberra suburbs on Friday 19 March.

NSW driver caught speeding at 196km/h in 80 zone

A 22-year-old New South Wales driver has been fined almost $2,000 and lost six demerit points after being caught driving at 196km/h on the Barton Highway.

Man extradited from Qld to face historic act of indecency charge

A 55-year-old man has been extradited from Queensland to the ACT to face a historic act of indecency charge.

Coffee with a Cop program returns to Canberra

ACT Policing have brought their ‘Coffee with a Cop’ program back to life, inviting locals to get chatting over a cup of joe.  The first free event of the year was hosted at...
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