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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Have you seen Rhonda - FOUND

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Great news, Canberra. The 72-year-old woman we posted about yesterday has been found safe and well.
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UPDATED Campers moved on from Parliamentary precinct

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ACT Policing supported by additional AFP resources including Specialist Protective Command resources today (Friday, 14 January 2022) moved camping structures and vehicles from parkland in front of Old Parliament House.   
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Witnesses sought to Summernats assault

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ACT Policing is releasing images of a man allegedly involved in an assault at Exhibition Park (EPIC) in Mitchell on Saturday, 8 January 2022, and are seeking the public's assistance in identifying him.
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Further charges laid following Old Parliament House fire

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Joint taskforce members investigating Operation Pike and members of ACT Policing have arrested and charged two more men for their alleged involvement in the fire at Old Parliament House on 30 December 2021.
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Witnesses sought to road rage incident

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Police are seeking witnesses to a road rage incident that occurred in Macquarie last month.
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Witnesses sought to aggravated burglary  in O’Malley

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage following an aggravated burglary that occurred in Pindari Crescent, O’Malley early yesterday morning (Monday, 10 January 2022).  
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Have you seen Gemma - FOUND

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Thanks for your help Canberra, The 20-year-old woman we posted about yesterday has been found safe and well.
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Have you seen Bradley - FOUND

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Thanks Canberra! The 36-year-old man we posted about on Monday has been found safe and well.
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Man caught during burglary to face court

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A 38-year-old Greenway man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 10 January 2022) after he was arrested for a burglary in Curtin yesterday. 
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Three vehicles seized and Fyshwick crowd dispersed

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ACT Policing has seized three vehicles and a large crowd in Fyshwick was dispersed overnight.
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Police release CCTV footage of suspicious vehicle fire

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage to assist in identifying two people involved in a suspicious fire in Rivett last month.  
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Police seeking witnesses to motorcycle collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of a collision yesterday (Tuesday, 4 January 2022) on the Monaro Highway just north of the intersection with Lanyon Drive, Hume. 
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UPDATED Have you seen Kenneth Mason LOCATED

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Thank you Canberra. The missing 72-year-old man has been located safe and well. 
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Police recommend a slow start to 2022

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ACT Policing is starting 2022 with a reminder to drivers of the consequences speeding can have on their family and friends 
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Man charged following fire at Old Parliament House

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A 30-year-old Victorian man has been charged in relation to a fire that police will allege was deliberately lit at Old Parliament House on Thursday (30 December 2021). 
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