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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Police investigating fatal collision on Barton Highway

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ACT Policing is investigating a three-vehicle collision on the Barton Highway (Wednesday, 15 September 2021) in which a man has died.
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Canberrans urged to be aware of the current lockdown rules

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With Canberra’s lockdown extended, police are asking the community to ensure they are aware of the current lockdown rules.
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Witnesses sought to tomahawk incident in Hawker

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident on Thursday afternoon (9 September 2021) in Hawker where a man brandished a tomahawk and threatened members of the public.
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Man facing court for Belconnen shooting

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A 21-year-old McKellar man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 10 September 2021) in relation to multiple driving offences, and a shooting in Belconnen last month.
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Woman to face court following phone thefts

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A 44-year-old Throsby woman will face court today following multiple mobile phone thefts.
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Witnesses sought to Gordon burglary

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary that occurred in Gordon on Wednesday, 1 September 2021.
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Canberrans urged to continue adhering to lock down rules

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ACT Policing is asking the community to keep following the rules as Canberra enters week five of the lockdown.
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Stay safe while enjoying more outdoor time

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Since ACT lockdown restrictions eased last week, allowing people to spend more time outside, police are reminding the community to be more aware.
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Security-conscious apartment residents alert police to suspected drug dealing

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ACT Policing arrested a 29-year-old Capalaba (Qld) man for drug possession at a Canberra City apartment building on Saturday (4 September 2021) after responding to security concerns from residents.
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Stay COVID safe this Father’s Day

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ACT Policing is reminding Canberrans to stay COVID safe and consider the current restrictions when celebrating Father’s Day this weekend.
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Police arrest man for intimate image abuse

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A 52-year-old Weetangera man will appear before the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 2 September 2021), following an investigation that he had been making intimate recordings of a woman without her consent.
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Police working to keep Canberrans COVID-safe

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ACT Policing continues to provide assistance and respond to the Canberra community’s concerns during the ACT COVID-19 lockdown.
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Assistance sought to locate stolen vehicle

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ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a stolen BMW SUV and also the people currently in possession of the vehicle.
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Police arrest two men after weekend ram raid

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Two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Monday, 30 August 2021) regarding their alleged involvement in a ram raid at a Belconnen car yard early Saturday morning (28 August 2021).
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Witnesses sought to Swinger Hill robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the Swinger Hill shops yesterday (Saturday, 28 August 2021).
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