Aboriginal man refused treatment during ‘unlawful arrest’

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. 

Crime statistics reveal the safest districts in the ACT

The inner north saw the most reports of criminal offences in the January to March quarter, reveal ACT police's latest quarterly crime statistics. 

Cops unhappy about drugged and speeding drivers

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. 

Man allegedly threatened cops with meat cleaver

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). 

Update: Police say Simon’s been found

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.

Missing 12-year-old found safe and well

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. 

Police report missing Bradley Moss has been found

UPDATE: Police report this morning (April 3) that Bradley Moss has been found safe and well. 

Hundreds of cannabis plants seized in Dunlop

Police seized hundreds of cannabis plants from a Dunlop home this morning (April 1). 

Drunk and drugged: Driver charged for fatal crash

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. 

Man allegedly robbed Spence home during shooting

A third person has been arrested following a shooting at a Spence residence last month. 

Fire protection needed at truck and car crash

Firefighters are providing "fire protection" at a crash between a truck and car on Horse Park Drive, Gungahlin, this afternoon (March 31). 

Joint police operation targets Kings Highway

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. 

Disagreement leads to fight at bar in Civic

A man was allegedly punched and kicked following a verbal disagreement in the outdoor area of Reload Bar in mid-March. 

Erratic driver follows car from Cook to Coombs

The driver of a grey Mitsubishi Triton ute followed a car through Coombs, making several attempts to cut it off.

‘Despicable’: Holt man allegedly sold drugs to minor

A Holt man, aged 66, allegedly sold drugs to a minor yesterday (March 29). 

Offenders burn car at reserve carpark 

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.  

Drug driver caught with meth in Moncrieff

An unlicensed drug driver was caught with about $31,000 worth of a substance believed to be methamphetamine (ice) yesterday (March 29). 

Photo shows man believed to be involved in assault

Police are searching for a man believed to have been involved in an assault outside of Reload Bar in February.

Update: Police investigate Dunlop fire

Firefighters are working to contain a house fire in Dunlop this morning (March 29). 

Police swoop on illicit guns and weapons

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.





New cyber hub has an aim to lead the nation

The ACT government has its eyes on turning Canberra into the cyber capital of Australia following its commitment to establish a cyber hub. 

Digital edition April 8


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