Man to face court for threatening to kill police

Facing Court

A 30-year-old Kaleen man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged with a number of offences, including threatening to kill police.  

About 12.05am on Sunday, 19 July 2020, ACT Policing responded to reports of a disturbance at a licensed premises in Civic. Police attended, and established a large crime scene at the location.

As police were managing the scene, the 30-year-old man has engaged in a verbal confrontation with police. A short time later, the man allegedly engaged in a physical confrontation with another man.

The 30-year-old man was arrested and taken to the ACT Watch House. While at the Watch House, the man allegedly made threats regarding a police officer and their family.

He has been charged with affray, intentionally threaten to kill a person, and breach of good behaviour order.

This man is not a suspect in relation to the death of a man in Civic early on 19 July, 2020.

Anyone with information about that incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6578758. Information can be provided anonymously.

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