Media releases

In this section you will find the latest news on arrests, missing persons, seizures and crimes committed and solved in the ACT.

Subscribe and receive email alerts when new media releases are published.

If you are looking for an archived media release or have a media enquiry, please email ACT Policing's Media Team or phone (02) 5126 9070.

Find a media release

94-year-old man charged with murder found deceased

Publish date:
On Friday, 12 July 2024, a 94-year-old man was located deceased at Clare Holland House.
MORE

ACT Policing meets with ACT African communities

Publish date:
ACT Policing, the African Australian Advocacy Centre (AAAC), and the African Australian Council ACT (AACACT) met today to discuss community concerns in relation to a recent incident.
MORE

37-year-old man extradited from Sydney to face family violence charges

Publish date:
A 37-year-old man who was alleged to have committed family violence offences in 2021 has been extradited to the ACT to face court.
MORE

Man extradited from Queensland to face historic child sex offence charges

Publish date:
A 79-year-old man has been extradited from Queensland and will face court today in relation to historic child sex offences.
MORE

Lyneham man to face multiple drug trafficking charges 

Publish date:
A Lyneham man will face court today after significant quantities of drugs and weapons were located in his home yesterday.  
MORE

Second vehicle identified following fatal Adelaide Avenue collision

Publish date:
ACT Policing has confirmed details of a second vehicle believed to have picked up two people involved in a fatal collision on Adelaide Avenue in April, 2024. 
MORE

ACT Policing launch City Safe campaign

Publish date:
ACT Policing has launched a City Safe Campaign to address criminal and anti-social behaviour in the City and immediate surrounds. 
MORE

Man facing additional charges following alleged sexual assault and forcible confinement

Publish date:
A 44-year-old Lyneham man will be charged with an additional 34 offences after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman he had forcibly confined. 
MORE

Witnesses sought to arson attack in Gungahlin

Publish date:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an arson attack that occurred at a barber shop in Gungahlin over the weekend.
MORE

High range speeders detected in Gilmore and Fyshwick

Publish date:
ACT Policing is reminding drivers there is no valid reason for speeding after two motorists were caught travelling at high speeds earlier in the week.
MORE

UPDATE AFP member charged

Publish date:
An additional charge of attempted murder has been laid today (Monday 8 July, 2024) in relation to this incident. 
MORE

Police seeking witnesses to Drakeford Drive collision

Publish date:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of a two-vehicle collision on Drakeford Drive yesterday morning.
MORE

Woman to face court for family violence offences

Publish date:
A 34-year-old woman from Forrest will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 5 July 2024) charged with a number of family violence offences.
MORE

Second man arrested in relation to violent home invasion

Publish date:
An 18-year-old NSW man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after allegedly taking part in a violent home invasion where the residents were stabbed several times.
MORE

Calls for witnesses to alleged road rage incident

Publish date:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an alleged road rage incident that occurred on Caswell Drive last month.
MORE

Pages

Quick Exit