ACTNHW Volunteer of the Year Award
Last Updated: Wednesday, 18 June 2014 19:07
ACT Neighbourhood Watch (ACTNHW)is holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in October. An award is presented to the "ACTNHW Volunteer of the Year" at the AGM.
This is an award to a Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) member who volunteers for NHW activities over a period of time or who has made a significant contribution to NHW over the past year. There are undoubtedly volunteers who spend a fair bit of their time helping with NHW in various capacities and who have not been recognised for this work outside their local area. In some cases this could be helping to obtain funds for the Area, assisting with NHW stalls at fairs, fetes, festivals or for performing specific tasks or projects etc.
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Messages from ACT Policing
Last Updated: Friday, 22 August 2014 19:46
Public property defaced; man arrested
Last night (August 19) ACT Policing arrested a 62-year-old man of no fixed abode after several incidents of public amenities being defaced with faeces in John Knight Park, Belconnen.
Throughout August, several incidents of property damage were reported by Territory and Municipal Services staff to ACT Policing. All incidents involved faeces smeared across public amenities in John Knight Park, Belconnen, including adult exercise equipment, children’s play equipment and park benches. All incidents occurred during hours of darkness and some occurred on consecutive nights.
Territory and Municipal Services took all necessary measures to clean the affected public amenities with specialist equipment on each occasion.
About 11.15pm last night, members of Belconnen Patrol located a male in the John Knight Park acting suspiciously near the adult fitness area. Police approached the area and discovered faeces and urine on a bench near the equipment.
The 62-year-old man was then transported to Belconnen Police Station. He was later charged with defacing property.
He will face the ACT Magistrates Court later this morning.
Witnesses sought to attempt abduction in Nicholls
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses following the report of an attempted abduction of an eight-year-old boy in Nicholls this morning (Tuesday, 12 August).
About 8.30am, the boy was walking along Kelleway Avenue to his school (Gold Creek Primary) when he was approached by a man in a blue sedan. The man told the boy to get in the car and that he would drop him off at school.
The boy ran from the vehicle and heard the man exit the car and chase after him. The boy managed to run to school where he informed school staff who have alerted Police.
Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have any information that could assist police to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.