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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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150 apprehensions for Operation TORIC

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A 48-year-old Lyneham man arrested on Tuesday (22 November 2022) is the 150th apprehension made by ACT Policing’s Operation TORIC. 
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Man to face court over multiple aggravated robberies

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This media release has been updated to include a call for witnesses. A 30-year-old Wanniassa man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged in relation to a string of aggravated robberies.  
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Police stop four high-range speeders

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Four people will be issued traffic infringement notices (TINs) and large fines after police detected them speeding by 30km/h or more on Saturday (19 November 2022).
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Drugs, replica firearm and cash seized in Belconnen

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ACT Policing executed a search warrant on a Belconnen residence on Friday (18 November 2022) during which drugs, a replica firearm, and cash were located and seized.
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Man charged with being an accessory after the fact to child sex offending

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An 18-year-old man from Dunlop will face the ACT Children’s Court today charged with being accessory after the fact to child sex offending.  
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Two more Operation TORIC arrests

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Another two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 18 November 2022) after they were arrested by officers attached to ACT Policing’s Operation TORIC yesterday.
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Face-fit image released following child approach in Lyneham

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ACT Policing has released a face-fit image of a man who allegedly approached a child in Lyneham last week.  
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Police continue to detect dangerous driving

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One driver will have his licence suspended and another is one demerit point from a suspension after they were caught by ACT Policing driving dangerously.
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UPDATE Police seek wanted man ARRESTED

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UPDATE: The 32-year-old man who absconded from The Canberra Hospital on the 13th of November has been arrested in Sydney.  
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Man charged with robbery and car theft

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A 19-year-old man from the suburb of Ngunnawal will face charges of robbery and driving a motor vehicle without consent in court today (Tuesday, 15 November 2022). 
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Driver fined after filming collision scene

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ACT Policing is releasing police footage of a driver using their mobile phone while driving to capture video of a crash scene as they passed it on Friday (11 November 2022).
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Police encouraging victims to come forward after teen charged with sex offences

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A 17-year-old Tuggeranong district boy will face the ACT Children’s Court today (Monday 14 November 2022) charged with two counts of sexual intercourse without consent, one count of non-consensual sharing of intimate images and one count of using a telecommunications service to menace.
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18 year old man charged with murder

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An 18-year-old Bonner man will face the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow charged with murder following an incident overnight at the Canberra Hospital.
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Police seeking witnesses and dash cam footage of two collisions

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ACT Policing is calling for dash cam footage and witnesses to two separate collisions on Friday (11 November 2022). 
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Duo arrested following attempted burglary and police pursuit

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ACT Policing have arrested two men after a they attempted to break into a storefront using angle grinders before engaging in a police pursuit.  
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