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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tag: crime

Fears for young detainees’ safety, officers lack ‘basic practical training’

A new report reviewing the ACT Court Transport Unit (CTU) reveals CTU officers expressed discomfort about a lack of training when it came to using force or restraints on children and young people in their care, which can be fatal when administered incorrectly.

Crime Stoppers ACT and ACT Policing sign MOU

Crime Stoppers ACT and ACT Policing have signed a new MOU to further extend the 22-year relationship between the two organisations.

16-year-old charged with murder following Weston skate park brawl

A 16-year-old boy will face court today charged with murder following a large brawl at Weston skate park on 27 September.

Police seek witnesses to Kambah carpark collision

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage following a collision between a car and a pedestrian in a Kambah carpark.

Book talk: 3 different crime novels

Jeff Popple reviews three very different crime novels. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

Two teenagers arrested for aggravated burglary

Police have arrested a 19-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy in connection with an aggravated burglary in Duffy, ACT on the night of Saturday 26 September. The man was arrested yesterday morning (Wednesday...

Man charged following multiple ram raids

A 35-year-old Aranda man has been charged following multiple ram raids across the ACT over the past week committed in a stolen car.

Man arrested as stolen piglets reunited with mum

A 39-year-old man faced court today in relation to the theft of four piglets from the Yarralumla Play Station that took place last week.

Community collaboration targeting crime in Molonglo Valley

A collaboration has formed between Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) ACT and community development program, Mingle, which will promote safety within the Molonglo Valley.

ACT takes first step to raise criminal age

The ACT has taken the first step towards raising the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 years, with a motion from the Greens committing the Government to consider the legislation...

Nomads Outlaw Motorcycle Gang boss arrested in Garran

The National President of the Nomads Outlaw Motorcycle Gang was arrested Wednesday 19 August by ACT Policing’s Taskforce Nemesis.

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.