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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NSW Police and ACT Policing join forces for National Road Safety Week

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ACT Policing officers have joined NSW Police to conduct a joint operation targeting speed on Lanyon Drive as part of National Road Safety Week. 
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ACT records seventh road fatality for 2022

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The seventh fatality on the ACT’s roads has been recorded, after a collision on Hindmarsh Drive last night (Thursday, 19 May 2022).
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Man extradited to face assault and confinement charges

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ACT Policing has extradited a 35-year-old man from Sydney to face charges relating to an incident that occurred in March.  
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Woman caught speeding and drink driving

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A 29-year-old woman from Bruce has been caught speeding and drink driving following a traffic stop on Gungahlin Drive, Bruce
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Police seek witness to assault in Canberra City

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an alleged assault in the City about 6.10am on Sunday (10 April 2022) near the intersection of Bunda and Genge Streets, Canberra City.
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Take the pledge to drive so others survive

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At the launch of 2022 National Road Safety week, ACT Policing is reminding the community to consider road safety this, and ever
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Witnesses sought to Rivett house fire

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a house fire that occurred in Rivett overnight.
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Man facing fifteen charges after Belconnen apartment car park thefts

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After an ACT Policing investigation into thefts from vehicles in a Belconnen apartment complex in April, a 25-year-old Belconnen man will face 15 charges in the ACT Magistrates Court on Monday (17 May 2022).
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Drivers reminded to secure loads

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ACT Road Policing is reminding drivers to securely transport bulky goods following a serious incident yesterday (Friday 13 May
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Woman in court on drug possession and trafficking charges

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A 25-year-old Turner woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 14 May 2022) on drug trafficking and possession charges.
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Early morning drivers nabbed in speed enforcement operation

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ACT Road Policing issued 19 infringements during a two-day early morning speed enforcement operation.
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Do you know the men in this video?

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ACT Policing is requesting the public’s assistance to identify three men captured in CCTV footage following an assault that occurred outside 5th Avenue bar on Northbourne Avenue in early March (5 March 2022).
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Four vehicles seized following street racing

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ACT Policing has seized four vehicles and is seeking witnesses following two separate street racing incidents in the Gungahlin
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McKellar man charged with indecent act on a child

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A 19-year-old McKellar man has been charged with an act of indecency against a 14-year-old girl and supplying her with cannabis. 
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Joint road safety roadworthiness operation was a success

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As part of this month’s traffic focus, ACT Road Policing officers accompanied by vehicle inspectors from Access Canberra’s Vehicle Safety Standards team, conducted a joint operation to inspect ACT vehicles on the weekend.  
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