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 seek witnesses and dash-cam footage of fail to stop incident

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ACT Policing is seeking to locate a vehicle and the driver involved in a fail to stop incident in Gungahlin.
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Witnesses sought to aggravated vehicle theft incidents

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses or information following a number of aggravated vehicle thefts that have occurred in the Belconnen area recently.
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Witnesses sought to dangerous driving on Barry Drive and Belconnen Way

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash cam footage of a dangerous driving incident that occurred on Wednesday morning (7 April 2021).
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Provisional driver charged with culpable driving following fatal collision

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A 19-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on serious driving offences following a fatal collision in October 2020.
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Sexual assault reports at a low

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ACT Policing’s latest quarterly crime statistics show the number of sexual assaults reported to police was the lowest reported for a quarter since 2018.
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Mixed news from ACT roads for Easter

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ACT Policing is pleased no-one died on the Territory’s roads during the Easter weekend but too many drivers still took unnecessary risks.
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Man to face court on assault charge

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A 23-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Tuesday 6 April 2021) for weapons and assault charges.
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Man to face court on property related offences

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A 36-year-old Kambah man will face the ACT Magistrates Court next month on a number of property related charges.
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Police seize hundreds of cannabis plants in Dunlop

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ACT Policing has seized hundreds of cannabis plants following a search warrant at a home in Dunlop today (Thursday 1 April 2021). 
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Man charged with manslaughter following Monaro Highway collision

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A 28-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter and other offences following a two car collision on the Monaro Highway last month.
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Third person to face court after Spence shooting

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A 22-year-old man was arrested yesterday (Wednesday 31 March 2021) as part of an ongoing investigation into a shooting at a Spence residence last month.
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Travel safe this Easter long weekend

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A joint ACT Policing and the NSW Police Force operation will target road safety on the Kings Highway this Easter long weekend.
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UPDATE: Police seek to identify men linked to Civic assault

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UPDATE: ACT Policing has now identified the two men and they are assisting police with the investigation. Police would like to thank the community for their assistance.
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Witnesses sought to incident of menacing driving

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident of menacing driving across a number of Canberra suburbs on Saturday 20 March 2021.
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Man charged after selling drugs to a minor

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A 66-year-old Holt man was charged with drug offences yesterday after allegedly selling cannabis to a 13-year-old.
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