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In this section you will find the latest news on arrests, missing persons, seizures and crimes committed and solved in the ACT.

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Motorbike thefts on the rise

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ACT Policing is urging motorcyclists to secure their bikes after an increase in the number of thefts reported to police last year.
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Man to face court over Mawson assaults

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A 31-year-old man from Phillip will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged in relation to two alleged assaults in Mawson on Saturday, 22 June 2024.  
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Police seek further information regarding Erindale Drive collision

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ACT Policing is seeking further witnesses and dash-cam footage of a collision on Erindale Drive last week.  
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Man to face court following Operation Pemberton extradition

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A 36-year-old Symonston man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 24 June 2024) following his extradition from NSW on family violence charges.  
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UPDATE Witnesses sought to attempted abduction ARRESTED

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A 31-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the incidents near Athllon Drive in Mawson on Saturday.
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Police seek to identify alleged burnout driver

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify a male involved in an alleged burnout incident in Beard overnight.  
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Two men charged following violent assault in Reid

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Two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after allegedly assaulting another man at an apartment block in Reid earlier in the week.
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Man to face court after being caught drink driving almost 8 times over the legal limit

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A 55-year-old Forrest man has had his licence immediately suspended and will face the ACT Magistrate’s Court after returning a blood alcohol content reading almost eight times over the legal limit.
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ACT records sixth road fatality for 2024

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A person has died following a two vehicle collision on Southern Cross Drive, Holt this evening. 
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City Police Station returns to full staffing

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ACT Policing’s City Police Station is back to full staffing after the completion of remediation works. 
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Drugs, cash and vehicle seized after warrant executed in Gungahlin

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A 21-year-old Gungahlin woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning on various charges following a search warrant that was executed in Gungahlin last week.
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Recognise the signs on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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ACT Policing is asking Canberrans to keep an eye out for signs of elder abuse in their communities this Elder Abuse Awareness Day. 
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17-year-old boy to face court charged with several driving offences

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A 17-year-old boy will face the ACT Children’s Court this morning charged with several serious driving offences. 
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Traffic disruptions to occur Sunday and Monday

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ACT Policing is alerting Canberrans about planned traffic disruptions on Sunday and Monday.  
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Police investigating criminal damage at the Australian War Memorial

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man who allegedly committed criminal damage at the Australian War Memorial in the early hours of this morning. 
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