Wednesday, July 15, 2020
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Hackett woman fails to stop for Police

Andrew Page
Published: 15 July 2020

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A 27-year-old Hackett woman will face court after failing to stop for Police.

Just after 12.30 last night, Police observed a white Peugeot run a red light in Fyshwick.

A patrol car followed the vehicle to Dairy Flat Road where offices attempted the pull over the driver.

They failed to stop and continued onto Newcastle Street.

Road spikes had to be deployed.

The vehicle continuing onto Canberra Avenue before finally stopping in Griffith.

The Driver was arrested.

The woman faces a range of offences including: dangerous driving, driving without a licence, failing to stop and driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle while under the influence of drugs.

Further investigations also led to police laying more drug possession charges, as well as possession of a prohibited weapon.

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Police catch driver too ‘tired’ to watch their speed on snow trip

Andrew Page
Published: 14 July 2020

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ACT Policing has issued a blunt reminder to drivers about the dangers of speeding as two more drivers are booked for high range offences.

Both drivers were stopped on Majura Parkway in a section with a 100kmh speed limit.

The first driver was clocked at 142kmh and received a $700 fine and four demerit points.

A second driver was recorded driving at 123kmh and received a $489 fine and 3 demerit points.

Officer in Charge of Traffic Operations, Detective Inspector Marcus Boorman says he's heard every excuse in the book from speeding drivers.

But one claimed they hadn't been paying attention as they were feeling tired on a long trip from Sydney to the snow.

Inspector Boorman slammed the excuse as absolutely ridiculous.

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Accused Canberra paedophile free on bail

Beth Rep
Published: 14 July 2020

A former Ainslie football coach has faced court, charged with three counts of raping a young boy.

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Yabby fishers in the ACT urged to swap to wildlife-friendly nets

Beth Rep
Published: 14 July 2020

Yabby fishers living in the ACT can now swap their destructive 'opera house' nets for new wildlife-friendly nets at participating tackle stores for free.

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Canberra man to face court after driving at police

Beth Rep
Published: 13 July 2020

A Canberra man will face court today, accused of deliberately reversing his car towards police officers and damaging a police vehicle.

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