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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Man arrested for driving, weapon and drug charges

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ACT Policing officers arrested a 38-year-old Downer man after an incident in Braddon on Monday, 30 January 2023, where he was allegedly harassing and threatening members of the public.
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Man charged with disqualified driving for seventh time

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A 42-year-old Pearce man is the latest recidivist offender arrested by ACT Policing’s Operation TORIC.
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Man to face additional drug and property charges

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A 36-year-old Cook man will face fresh charges of trafficking in a controlled drug other than cannabis and possession of property suspected of being the proceeds of crime in the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 30 January 2023).
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Have you seen Stanley Doolan-Coombs

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate missing 15-year-old boy Stanley Doolan-Coombs.
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Man charged with sexual offences against children

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A 72-year-old Palmerston man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 28 January 2023) following his arrest and charging yesterday with multiple sexual offences against children.
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Teens arrested and stolen car recovered

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Officers attached to Operation Toric have arrested two teens and recovered a stolen vehicle hours after it was taken.
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Unlicenced drink driver caught on Commonwealth Ave

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This morning (Friday, 27 January 2023), ACT Policing City Patrol officers caught an unlicenced drink driver, in a vehicle with suspended registration on Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra.
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UPDATED IMAGE - Police seeking witnesses to serious City assault

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UPDATED IMAGE: ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to serious assault in the City early on Thursday morning that left two men in hospital.
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Pursuit across multiple suburbs sees 30-year-old man arrested

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A 30-year-old man has been arrested by ACT Policing after a multi-suburb pursuit ended in Ngunnawal.
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Police seeking witnesses to Drakeford Drive collision

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ACT Policng is calling for witnesses and dash-cam footage following a collision that occurred on Monday, 23 January 2023.
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ACT Policing recover stolen property after community tip off

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ACT Policing has recovered a significant amount of personal property stolen from rural Canberra locations and residences in the past year.  
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Man arrested after dangerous driving incident

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A 28-year-old Spence man on bail for similar offences, will face new charges in court today following his arrest after a dangerous driving incident on Saturday night.
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Police seeking dashcam footage to motorbike collision

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ACT Policing is seeking dash cam footage of a motorbike collision that occurred on Coulter Drive, Belconnen, about 4.40pm on Friday (20 January 2023).
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Four speeding motorcyclists caught by road policing

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On Saturday morning (21 January 2023) ACT Policing detected four motorcyclists travelling between 105km/h and 121km/h on Yarra Glen.
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Police seeking witnesses to Belconnen aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Belconnen on Wednesday (18 January 2023). 
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