Media releases

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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UPDATE Have you seen Amy? - FOUND

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The missing 15-year-old girl we posted about earlier this afternoon has been found safe and well. Thanks for all the assistance.
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Police seeking information about fatal motorcycle collision

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ACT Policing has issued a call for motorists who used Paddy’s River Road, Paddy’s River between Midday and 2pm on Sunday, 17 January 2021 to come forward, to assist with the investigation into a collision and the death of a motorcyclist.
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Police seek witnesses to road rage incident

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ACT Policing is investigating the alleged assault of a limousine driver on Horse Park Drive, Casey near the intersection of Gungahlin Drive about 6.15pm Sunday, 17 January 2021.
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Police issue double demerit reminder ahead of Australia Day

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ACT Policing is reminding drivers to watch their speed and obey the road rules ahead of the Australia Day double demerit period.
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Have you seen Rian?

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate missing 36-year-old man Rian Minnis.
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Police seek witnesses and footage following Campbell incident

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of a man following an assault in Campbell on Monday evening (18 January 2021).
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ACT records first road fatality in 2021

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ACT Policing officers have located a deceased 21-year-old man adjacent to Paddy’s River road, Paddy’s River this morning (Monday, 18 January 2021).
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Have you seen Alex Coppinger

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate missing man Alex Coppinger.
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Alcohol impaired driver collides with police vehicle

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An alcohol impaired driver has received an immediate suspension notice following a two car collision overnight.
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Further police seizures following weekend hoon behaviour

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ACT Policing has today conducted further activity and seizures following dangerous driving incidents last weekend.
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Kambah man to face court over online child sex offences

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A 56-year-old Kambah man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 15 January 2021) charged with a number of online child sex offences.
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Man charged with possessing child abuse material

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ACT Policing has charged a 67-year-old Greenway man with multiple child abuse material (CAM) offences following a search of his residence yesterday (13 January 2021).
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Police seize firearms during Belconnen search warrant

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ACT Policing executed a search warrant on a vehicle yesterday (Monday, 11 January 2020) seizing two firearms, a 12 gauge shotgun and a .44 calibre rifle as well as a quantity of shotgun shells.
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UPDATE Have you seen Scott? FOUND

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Great news Canberra, the missing 51-year-old man we posted about has been found.   Thanks for your assistance.
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ACT Policing deploys COVID check points over the weekend

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ACT Policing continued its enforcement of ACT Public Heath Directions over the weekend establishing a number of check points throughout the Territory.
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