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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UPDATE Police seeking public assistance to find missing man Andrew Fox FOUND

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Good news, Canberra. Andrew Fox has been found safe and well. Thanks for all your help.
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Drug and drink drivers targeted in joint road safety operation

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ACT Policing tested almost 200 drivers for drug or drink driving in Hume yesterday (Wednesday, 18 November 2020) during a joint Road Policing and ACT Government operation.
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Man to face court on child exploitation offences

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A 66-year-old Franklin man is expected to face court today (Wednesday, 18 November 2020) charged with child exploitation offenc
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Witnesses sought to assault in Civic

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault in Civic on Tuesday evening, 3 November 2020.
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Information on vehicles of interest sought regarding Franklin collision

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ACT Policing is calling for additional witnesses and information to assist the continuing investigation into a collision in Franklin on Saturday, 14 November 2020.
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UPDATE Police seek to identify alleged offender for acts of indecency

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UPDATE: A man handed himself in to police this evening and is assisting with enquiries. Investigations are ongoing. 
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Drivers urged to stay seatbelt safe

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COVID-19 has brought a number of changes into our daily lives including a major increase in the number of home delivery services.
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Canberra drivers behaving badly

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Several Canberra drivers will have fines to pay after a weekend where ACT Policing’s Road Policing officers responded to multiple offences.
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Y SPEED when ACT Policing is PATROLN in new cars

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ACT Policing has today unveiled its new Road Policing cars and registration plates that better equip officers to keep Canberra’s roads safe.
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Man to face court following aggravated robbery in Evatt

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A 23-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow (Monday 16 November 2020) following an aggravated robbery at a business in Evatt.
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Police seek footage and witnesses to Franklin collisions

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About 2.10pm yesterday (Saturday 14 November 2020), ACT Policing received reports of collisions at the intersection of Flemington Road and Nullarbor Avenue, and on Christina Stead Street, Franklin.
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Man charged with culpable driving following July fatality

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A 33-year-old man from Ngunnawal has been issued a summons to appear before the ACT Magistrates Court on Friday, 18 December 2020 on charges of culpable driving causing death and drug driving.
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Five years since Robert Jacob was last seen

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ACT Policing is seeking any information on the disappearance of Robert Hal Jacob who was last seen five years ago.
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Police seek witnesses to Civic incidents

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses or victims following a number of physical assaults in Civic on Sunday morning (8 November 2020).
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Three men apprehended for aggravated burglary

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Three men will face court today (Wednesday, 11 November 2020) charged with aggravated burglary offences.
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