The Fyles Government plan to help reduce crime in Alice Springs, including housing police and Territory Families, Housing and Communities staff in the one building, has been described as “ignorant” and showing a “complete lack of responsibility,” by independent MLA for Araluen Robyn Lambley, and comes after it was revealed in Budget Estimates the government has no single documented plan to fight crime in the town.
The Northern Territory had a temporary decrease in alcohol consumption following the introduction of a minimum unit price on alcohol in October 2018, however consumption “appears” to have increased since then towards the pre-intervention level, the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission said its drug monitoring wastewater analysis program reports shows.
An allegedly intoxicated man who did a burn out and allegedly drove directly at Alice Springs police before fleeing them last weekend has been arrested and his vehicle seized after police used a drone to follow the man home.
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NT Police are investigating more than $50,000 in property damage to a property on Gap Road in Alice Springs overnight.
The Fyles Government does not have a crime reduction plan for Alice Springs and Police Minister Kate Worden was unable to explain how different government departments were working cohesively to address the ongoing crime crisis in the town, it was revealed at Estimates hearings.
The Alice Springs office of the Director of Public Prosecutions was broken into Sunday night, but the NT Police media unit did not identify the office in a public statement that was only issued after the matter was raised at Estimates hearings.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested and charged after an allegedly unprovoked assaulted on two women at an Alice Springs servo, NT Police said.
A 47-year-old man who allegedly attempted to smuggle more than six kilograms of cannabis into the NT inside a hidden compartment of his car has been arrested and charged in Alice Springs, NT Police said.
An Alice Springs woman woke to find a man lying on top of her in her bed at 3:30am Saturday morning, leading to a struggle with the intruder before the man fled, NT Police said.
A head-on crash involving two motorcycles near Finke in Central Australia that sent both drivers to hospital, including one with serious head and pelvis injuries, is being investigated by NT Police.
An Alice Springs trio have won a recent TattsLotto draw, scoring themselves a division one prize of $320,000.