An Aboriginal man was denied treatment after he was pepper sprayed in the face during an arrest that has since been labelled unlawful in court, reports Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health and Community Service CEO Julie Tongs.
The inner north saw the most reports of criminal offences in the January to March quarter, reveal ACT police's latest quarterly crime statistics.
Too many drivers took unnecessary risks over the Easter long weekend, with motorists caught speeding, drug-driving, drink-driving, driving unregistered vehicles and driving without compulsory third party insurance, road policing sergeant Bill Evans reports.
A man allegedly raised a meat cleaver – attached to a red pole – "threateningly" above his shoulder before making verbal threats towards police officers yesterday (April 5).
Simon Briscoe hasn't been seen or heard from since leaving Duffy late on Thursday evening and his family want your help to find him.
Police report that:"Great news Canberra, the missing man has been located safe and well." "CityNews" presumes "the man" in question is 12-year-old Joseph Svilicich.
UPDATE: Police report this morning (April 3) that Bradley Moss has been found safe and well.
Police seized hundreds of cannabis plants from a Dunlop home this morning (April 1).
A man was drunk and on drugs during a two-car crash that killed a 19-year-old on the Monaro Highway last month, police allege.
A third person has been arrested following a shooting at a Spence residence last month.
Firefighters are providing "fire protection" at a crash between a truck and car on Horse Park Drive, Gungahlin, this afternoon (March 31).
A joint operation between ACT and NSW police will target the Kings Highway when double demerits begin tomorrow (April 1) for the Easter long weekend.
A man was allegedly punched and kicked following a verbal disagreement in the outdoor area of Reload Bar in mid-March.
The driver of a grey Mitsubishi Triton ute followed a car through Coombs, making several attempts to cut it off.
A Holt man, aged 66, allegedly sold drugs to a minor yesterday (March 29).
Offenders were allegedly seen lighting a grey Nissan X-Trail on fire in the south Pine Island Road carpark on the morning of March 11.
An unlicensed drug driver was caught with about $31,000 worth of a substance believed to be methamphetamine (ice) yesterday (March 29).
Police are searching for a man believed to have been involved in an assault outside of Reload Bar in February.
Firefighters are working to contain a house fire in Dunlop this morning (March 29).
IN a national week of police action targeting illicit guns and safe storage by licensed owners, ACT police seized two .22 calibre firearms, ammunition, air rifle pellets, one gel blaster, one replica hand grenade, two prohibited weapons and fireworks.