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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Police issue school zone reminder following targeted operation

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ACT Policing is reminding Canberra motorists that school zones are again in force in the Territory. 
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ACT man extradited from NSW following 2023 vehicle theft

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ACT Policing has extradited a 29-year-old man from NSW to face charges in the ACT stemming from an alleged 2023 vehicle theft. 
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Police seek identities of tobacco shop robbers

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ACT Policing are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two men who allegedly committed an aggravated robbery at a Charnwood tobacco shop on Saturday night. 
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Police seeking assistance to locate Jessie Gould

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ACT Policing is seeking public assistance to locate 29-year-old man Jessie Gould who was last seen leaving the Adult Mental Health Unit (AMHU) in Garran last night.  
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Man to face court following arrow incident

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A 49-year-old Symonston man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 19 February 2024) following a serious incident on Saturday afternoon. 
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Police seeking witnesses to city assault

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault that occurred outside a London Circuit kebab shop early on Sunday morning.
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Man charged with drink driving after colliding with a parked car

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A 31-year-old man from NSW will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after being caught drink driving following a collision with a parked car. 
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Police seeking witnesses to stolen vehicle being driven in Canberra

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ACT Policing is seeking public assistance following the theft of a Porsche Cayenne 3 in Narrabundah yesterday morning. 
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UPDATED Man to face court over Gungahlin robbery, police seek identity of good samaritan

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Good news Canberra, the woman in the CCTV footage has been identified. Thank you for all your assistance.
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Man located deceased near Shepherds Lookout

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ACT Policing has located the body of a 57-year-old man near Shepherds Lookout outside Strathnairn.
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Police seeking witnesses to erratic driving

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to several instances of erratic and dangerous driving in Canberra’s inner north and south on Saturday afternoon.
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Tim Lyons missing for more than a month

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More than one month after Tim Lyons was last seen, ACT Policing is issuing a renewed call to the Canberra community for any information that could help locate him. 
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Police seek to identify man in CCTV on Bunda Street

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ACT Policing is seeking assistance from members of the public to identify a man believed to be involved in an assault on Bunda Street on Monday, 22 January 2024.
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Police seek to identify Holt burglary offender

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ACT Policing is releasing CCTV footage in order to identify a man who allegedly committed a burglary at a Holt residence earlier this week.  
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Man dies following Murrumbidgee River incident

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A 23-year-old man has died following an incident at the Murrumbidgee River earlier today (Thursday, 8 February 2024).  
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