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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ACT Policing Supports National Missing Persons Week

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ACT Policing is this week supporting National Missing Persons Week (1-7 August 2021), raising awareness of the impacts of long
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Police begin month-long commuter road safety campaign

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ACT Policing will be focusing on commuter safety for the month of August, with a distinct message each week for different groups of commuters.
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Drugs, cash, ammunition and weapons seized

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Following an investigation, a significant amount of drugs and cash have been seized by police.
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Have you seen Milan - UPDATED

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UPDATED - Thank you Canberra!  Milan has been found safe and well.
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Police seeking witnesses to stolen vehicles

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ACT Policing is investigating two incidents in which a man was assaulted and vehicles stolen this morning (Sunday, 25 July 2021). 
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ACT records seventh road fatality for 2021

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About 1:00pm last Thursday (22 July 2021), a vehicle collided with a tree on Hopetoun Circuit, Yarralumla.
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Have you seen Andrew

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate missing 47-year-old man Andrew Gloe.
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UPDATE Assistance sought to identify men following Holt assault ARRESTED

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Thank you Canberra, a man has attended City Police station and been arrested in relation to this incident.
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ACT Policing COVID-19 compliance checks continue

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ACT Policing COVID-19 compliance checks have continued this week with 15 fines issued and one charge laid in the past seven days for breaching health directions.
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Police release CCTV images surrounding Civic Pub assault

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ACT Policing has released CCTV images to assist in identifying four men believed to have information about the assault of a 28-year-old man in Braddon between 9:30pm and 10:00pm on Thursday, 8 July 2021.
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Duo to face court after crashing stolen car

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ACT Policing responded to a collision in Gungahlin yesterday (Thursday, 22 July 2021) and arrested two men, one of whom had also been arrested last week while already on bail.
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Road closures to assist in attempted murder investigation

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Roads at the scene of an attempted murder traffic incident on Sunday 12 July 2021 will be closed for short periods from 12.00 Noon today (Thursday 22 July 2021).
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Items including firearms and drugs seized

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As part of an ongoing investigation, a significant amount of stolen property firearms, drugs and cash have been recovered by po
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Police arrest one and fine 13 for COVID breaches

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ACT Policing yesterday (Friday, 16 July 2021) arrested a 34-year-old Campbell man for a COVID-19 compliance breach at a Canberra City retailer and issued 13 university students with fines for breaching health directions.
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Man arrested after police operation in Forrest

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A 26-year-old man has been arrested following a police operation at a hotel in Forrest overnight.
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