Hackett meth-head caught casing houses on a Sunday

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A 29-year-old Hackett man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Monday, 22 August) on charges including possession of stolen property and drugs.

About 9am yesterday (Sunday, 21 August), police were patrolling in Watson in response to a report of a man acting suspiciously looking into backyards.

On arrival, police located a man matching the description provided.

The man was found in possession of a glass pipe and several zip lock bags containing a small amount of white crystalline substance suspected to be Methyl amphetamine and other items suspected to be stolen. All items were seized by police.

The man was arrested and conveyed to the ACT Watch House, he will face court charged with possession of stolen property and a prohibited substance as well as resisting arrest.

ACT Policing would like to thank the member of the public, who reported the suspicious behaviour to police.

“The community is our eyes and ears. If you see someone acting suspiciously, we ask you to contact 131 444 for police assistance or report via Crime Stoppers,” Superintendent North District Cath Grassick said.

“This type of information greatly assists police to not only solve crime, but to prevent it as well”.

You can report suspicious activity to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via the Crime Stoppers website.

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