Criminal Law  .  News & Current Affairs

By Ben Aulich & Associates Ben Aulich & Associates

10.11.15

Four men accused of ACT Public Trustee’s office theft appear in court

Four men accused of stealing $1.65 million at the ACT Public Trustee’s office have appeared in court for the first time. Timothy Stewart McLeod, 33, of Pearce, and Stephen Evans, 32, of Calwell, entered pleas…

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By Ben Aulich & Associates Ben Aulich & Associates

04.11.15

‘Independent’ crash investigator’s AFP link

The ACT’s police chief has rejected concerns about the links between his force and the investigator chosen to review the 1987 hit-run killing of Troy Forsyth. Lingering questions about the initial handling of the killing of Mr…

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By Ben Aulich & Associates Ben Aulich & Associates

04.11.15

Cockroach infested restaurant incurs fines

The former owner of a northside Thai restaurant who let cockroaches infest his kitchen and appliances has been ordered to pay fines worth thousands of dollars. Ben Thankum, the proprietor of Lao Thai Kitchen…

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By Ben Aulich & Associates Ben Aulich & Associates

21.10.15

Canberra childcare workers to face court on assault charges

Four Canberra childcare workers will face court over allegations of physical abuse on children as young as one. It is understood police are also considering laying charges of failing to report against a…

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By Ben Aulich & Associates Ben Aulich & Associates

12.10.15

Canberra cannabis grow house accused deported despite magistrate’s warning

An illegal immigrant linked to a large-scale cannabis grow house network operating in Canberra has been deported despite warnings he could never face justice for his alleged involvement. Ong Yap, 35, pleaded not guilty to participating in…

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By Ben Aulich & Associates Ben Aulich & Associates

25.09.15

Lawyer accuses police of ‘unlawful home invasion’, illegal detention of woman

Police have been accused of conducting an “unlawful home invasion” and illegally detaining a Canberra woman twice in one day. The allegations were aired during evidence in a common assault case in the ACT Magistrates…

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By Ben Aulich & Associates Ben Aulich & Associates

20.09.15

Lawyers warn on effectiveness of alcohol interlocks fitted to Canberra cars

Lawyers say high costs and mandatory delays are hampering the effectiveness of the ACT’s new alcohol interlock scheme, which has been used by more than 80 drink drivers in the past 14 months….

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By Ben Aulich & Associates Ben Aulich & Associates

11.08.15

Jessica Vogel: An unfortunate problem with our drink-driving legislation

Drivers on Canberra’s road who are involved in accidents, and attend a hospital for treatment, whether immediately after the accident or within the six hours following, can be charged and found guilty of…

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By Ben Aulich & Associates Ben Aulich & Associates

19.07.15

Urine test fail for man facing drug importing sentence

A Canberra man who pleaded guilty to importing a commercial quantity of drugs to his front door has admitted taking a banned drug weeks before being sentenced. The solicitor for Christopher Walter Thorn, 38,…

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By Ben Aulich & Associates Ben Aulich & Associates

16.07.15

‘Defective’ attempt to suppress names of kangaroo cullers

The ACT government is trying to suppress the identities of kangaroo cull workers after they were mistakenly leaked to an animal rights activist earlier this month. But a magistrate has told them their…

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