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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Face-fit released after assault in Aranda

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ACT Policing has released a face-fit image to help identify a man following an assault in Aranda last month.
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Police continue COVID compliance efforts

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ACT Policing conducted 898 COVID-19 quarantine checks in the past week, bringing the total number to more than 15,600 during Canberra’s COVID-19 response.
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Excellent result on ACT roads for grand final weekend

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ACT Policing’s Road Policing unit conducted 1292 breath tests on the weekend (23-25 October 2020) with only one driver exceeding the legal limit.
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Police call for witnesses to road rage incident

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ACT Policing is calling for information about a road rage incident that occurred yesterday afternoon (Sunday, 25 October 2020).
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Boats, bikes and cars restrained under new unexplained wealth laws

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ACT Policing has used new unexplained wealth laws for the first time to restrain assets worth more than $500,000 from the National President of the Nomads Outlaw Motorcycle Gang.
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Police renew calls for witnesses in relation to Gowrie stabbing

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ACT Policing is renewing its call for witnesses and information in relation to a stabbing incident in Gowrie on Thursday, 1 October 2020.
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Police call for witnesses to car and bicycle collision

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ACT Policing is calling for information about a collision on Athllon Drive involving a cyclist and motor vehicle today (Friday, 23 October 2020).
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Police release CCTV of bus driver assault

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage of a man who assaulted a bus driver earlier this month.
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Police investigate mall assault

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ACT Policing is investigating an assault at Belconnen Mall on Tuesday, 13 October 2020.
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Teen to face court over baseball bat attacks

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A 17-year-old is expected to face the ACT Children’s Court today (Thursday, 22 October 2020) over a series of property damage offences.
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Don’t be stupid – if drinking don’t drive

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ACT Policing is reminding Canberrans there are no excuses for drink or drug driving.
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Canberrans reminded of electric scooter safety

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With the number of e-scooters, both privately-owned and hired, increasing rapidly in Canberra, ACT Policing is issuing a reminder to riders of their obligations regarding safe and legal riding of e-scooters.
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Trio to face court over property thefts

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A 33-year-old man, a 36-year-old woman, and a 41-year-old man are expected to face court this morning (Wednesday, 21 October 2020) in relation to a series of property thefts in Gungahlin.
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Police patrolling more public places for COVID19 response

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As people spend more time outside enjoying the warmer weather, ACT Policing will be patrolling more public places as part of its COVID-19 response.
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Police seek witnesses to Kambah car park collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage following a collision between a car and a pedestrian in Kambah.
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