Media releases

January 2018

  • Call for Witnesses - Adelaide River
    18 January 2018
    Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses in relation to an incident that occurred at the low level crossing in Adelaide River at approximately 4:00pm on 16 January.
  • Stolen Firearms - Assistance Sought - Darwin
    17 January 2018
    NT Police are requesting public assistance to locate five firearms stolen from a Leanyer residence overnight.
  • Stolen Vehicle Arrests - Alice Springs
    17 January 2018
    Northern Territory Police have arrested two youths in relation to a stolen motor vehicle.
  • Ram Raids - Alice Springs
    17 January 2018
    Northern Territory Police have arrested two youths in relation to two ram raids which occurred early this morning in Alice Springs.
  • Youth Arrests - Alice Springs
    16 January 2018
    Members of Strike Force Winx have arrested three youths in relation to a stolen motor vehicle.
  • Call for Witnesses – Hit and Run – Palmerston
    16 January 2018
    Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses in relation to a hit and run where a vehicle struck a cyclist and fled the area. The incident occurred around 8:00am on Monday morning at the Chung Wah Terrace and Essington Avenue roundabout.
  • Assault Police - Alice Springs
    16 January 2018
    Northern Territory Police have taken a 15-year-old male into custody for allegedly assaulting a police officer in Alice Springs.
  • Call for Witnesses – Crash – Palmerston
    16 January 2018
    Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses in relation to a serious crash that occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning at Chung Wah Terrace.
  • Death - Ampilatwatja
    16 January 2018
    Northern Territory police are investigating the death of a 32-year-old man near Ampilatwatja.
  • Call for Information - Structure Fire - Alice Springs
    15 January 2018
    Northern Territory Police are investigating a structure fire which occurred in Sadadeen at approximately 5:57pm on Sunday evening.
  • Death – Mount Sonder
    11 January 2018
    A 33-year-old male tourist from California, United States of America (USA), has died on the Larapinta Trail west of Alice Springs.
  • Update - Escapee - Don Dale Youth Detention Centre
    11 January 2018
    The 17-year-old who escaped from Don Dale Youth Detention Centre on 28 December was arrested today on Groote Eylandt by Northern Territory Police.
  • Call for Information - Stealing - Yarrawonga
    10 January 2018
    Northern Territory Police are seeking information in relation to a theft which occurred at a Yarrawonga business between 5 - 7 January 2018.
  • Assault Police - Alice Springs
    09 January 2018
    Northern Territory Police have charged a 36-year-old male for allegedly assaulting two police officers in Alice Springs.
  • Update - Fatal Crash - Hit and Run - Alice Springs
    08 January 2018
    Northern Territory Police have charged a 50-year-old man in relation to an alleged hit and run which resulted in the death of an 18-year-old woman.
  • Fatal Crash - Central Australia
    08 January 2018
    The Northern Territory road toll has risen to two, following a single vehicle rollover last night which claimed the life of a 28-year-old man.
  • Operation Roble
    05 January 2018
    Operation Roble has been running since mid-December 2017, to provide Northern Territory Police with a strategic, co-ordinated approach to managing crime in the Darwin, Palmerston and Rural Areas during the Christmas school holiday period.
  • Escapee - Tennant Creek - Update
    05 January 2018
    The 24-year-old male who escaped from custody from Barkly Work Camp yesterday morning has been arrested by Northern Territory Police.
  • Fatal Crash - Hit and Run - Alice Springs
    05 January 2018
    Northern Territory Police are investigating a suspected hit and run which has claimed the life of an 18-year-old female in Alice Springs last night.
  • Escapee - Tennant Creek
    04 January 2018
    Police are requesting public assistance to locate a male who escaped lawful custody from the Barkly Work Camp in Tennant Creek.
  • Missing Person - Larrimah - Update #5
    04 January 2018
    Detectives from Darwin and Katherine continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Patrick ‘Paddy’ Moriarty.
  • Call for Information – Hit and Run – Alice Springs
    03 January 2018
    Police are calling for witnesses in relation to an alleged hit and run in Alice Springs last night.
  • Arrests – Stolen Motor Vehicle – Darwin
    03 January 2018
    Northern Territory Police have arrested four teenagers in relation to a stolen vehicle.
  • Liquor Charges – Katherine
    02 January 2018
    Two women have been arrested for selling liquor without a licence in Katherine South on 29 December.
  • Fatal lightning strike – Kings Canyon
    02 January 2018
    Alice Springs police are currently at the scene of a lightning strike that has claimed the life of a 35-year-old male tourist.
  • NT Police praise safe New Year across the Territory
    01 January 2018
    Police across the Northern Territory thank members of the public for their behaviour during New Year’s Eve celebrations.