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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Domestic violence abuser called police to lock up his partner

Domestic violence abuser called police to lock up his partner

A Canberra man called the police to report his partner for a bail breach after he shoved her into a glass cabinet and hit her in the head with a plastic speaker.

  • by Michael Inman

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'Higher being' pushed ANU student to attack class with baseball bat

'Higher being' pushed ANU student to attack class with baseball bat

Alex Ophel's lawyer said the defendant believed a presence had been coming that would destroy the world. The prosecution says he carefully planned the attack.

  • by Michael Inman
ANU baseball bat attack accused 'obsessed' with US school shooters

ANU baseball bat attack accused 'obsessed' with US school shooters

A Canberra university student accused of trying to murder his tutor and classmates with a baseball bat had a historic obsession with American school shootings, a court has heard.

  • by Michael Inman
Eastman threw stones at police during surveillance, court hears

Eastman threw stones at police during surveillance, court hears

David Harold Eastman threw rocks at officers conducting covert police surveillance during the investigation into the murder of Colin Winchester.

  • by Michael Inman
'Community will pay the price' for no anti-consorting laws: AFPA

'Community will pay the price' for no anti-consorting laws: AFPA

The ACT has fallen behind other jurisdictions on laws targeting bikies and "the community will pay the price", the peak body representing police says.

  • by Michael Inman
The interstate arrivals fueling Canberra's bikie war

The interstate arrivals fueling Canberra's bikie war

Infighting among Sydney’s Comanchero factions has filtered into Canberra, causing a rupture police say is responsible for much of the ACT's bikie violence.

  • by Michael Inman
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Director of new government cleaning contractor linked to wage theft

Director of new government cleaning contractor linked to wage theft

A company linked to a businessman who has won contracts to clean federal government buildings in Canberra has been found guilty of wage theft.

  • by Michael Inman
Shooter stowed backpack in Eastman's car boot

Shooter stowed backpack in Eastman's car boot

A backpacker, who had been on a shooting trip, caught a lift with David Harold Eastman only days after the murder of police chief Colin Winchester.

  • by Michael Inman
Axe-murderer Marcus Rappel transferred to notorious Goulburn prison

Axe-murderer Marcus Rappel transferred to notorious Goulburn prison

Axe-murderer Marcus Rappel has been transferred to NSW's notorious Goulburn prison.

  • by Alexandra Back & Michael Inman
Shocking footage of wild bikie gunfight in suburban Canberra released

Shocking footage of wild bikie gunfight in suburban Canberra released

ACT Policing has charged two men over the June firefight, but hope the public can help identify the others involved from the footage.

  • by Michael Inman
'If you don't come here I'm going to bash you'

'If you don't come here I'm going to bash you'

Senior Canberra bikie fined for assaults at southside tattoo parlour over $5000 debt.

  • by Michael Inman