Jul 15 2020

Hackett woman fails to stop for Police

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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...

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Jul 14 2020

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

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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...

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Jul 14 2020

Accused Canberra paedophile free on bail

Accused Canberra paedophile free on bail

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

Police believe Stephen Porter may have been committing serious sexual offences against children in the ACT for about 20 years.

The 51 year old was remanded in custody last month after being charged with maintaining a sexual relationship with a child and...

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Jul 14 2020

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

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

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.

Minister for the Environment and Heritage Mick Gentleman says the old style traps kill platypus and other native wildlife such as Murray River crayfish.

The existing ban on enclosed yabby nets has...

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