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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Dangerous driver to face multiple charges

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A 22-year-old man will face court in September after he allegedly conducted burnouts, failed to stop for police, engaged in pur
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UPDATE Information sought on Gungahlin business robbery ARREST

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UPDATE - A 15-year-old boy was arrested yesterday (Wednesday, 3 August 2022) in relation to this incident and another incident at a vacant residence in Harrison.
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Without them

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ACT Policing marks the launch of National Missing Persons Week with a reminder that there are 15 long term missing people from the ACT. 
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Man charged with sexual assault and other offences

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A 22-year-old Kambah man has been charged with sexual assault and other offences following an incident in July 2022.
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Aggravated robberies, property damage, burglary and pursuit ends in capture of man

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A 19-year-old man on bail has been arrested after a coordinated ACT Policing operation caught him trying to evade police in a stolen vehicle after a series of aggravated burglaries on Saturday night (July 30, 2022). 
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Did you witness a collision on the Monaro Highway

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses or dashcam footage of a collision that occurred on the Monaro Highway resulting in one car flipping onto its side. 
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Police arrest duo in stolen vehicle after failing to stop and assaulting officer

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ACT Policing officers have arrested a 24-year-old man and 22-year-old woman who they allege stole a BMW, engaged in dangerous driving behaviour, with the latter assaulting a police officer. 
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Still too many drivers using their mobiles

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ACT Policing has issued infringement notices to more than 40 drivers illegally using their mobile phones on Canberra’s roads during July 2022.
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Man extradited to face protest assault charges

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A New South Wales man has been extradited to face court in the ACT following his arrest in relation to an alleged assault at Exhibition Park in Canberra earlier this year.
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Two arrested after pursuits

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ACT Policing arrested two people in Ainslie on Wednesday evening (27 July 2022) after pursuits in several Canberra suburbs.
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Police arrest three men for car theft

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Three men will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 27 July 2022) after they were arrested yesterday in connection with the theft of a car. 
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Man arrested to face 34 charges

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A 38-year-old man arrested on Saturday (23 July 2022) will face the ACT Magistrates Court today on 34 charges. 
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Stolen vehicle rams garage door and swipes police car

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Police are asking the public for help to find an extensively damaged white Toyota FJ Cruiser that rammed through a Phillip gara
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ACT Road Policing conduct morning enforcement activities

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ACT Road Policing officers have conducted early morning speed enforcement activities on Canberra roads this week.  
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Drink driver collides with traffic lights

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A 32-year-old high-range drink driver with her child in the car has collided with a set of traffic lights in Downer overnight.
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