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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Man to face court after failing to stop

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ACT Policing has arrested a 26-year-old Lyneham man after he failed to stop his vehicle when directed by police in Lyneham earl
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Police seize firearm from vehicle

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ACT Policing seized a firearm from a vehicle after responding to reports of a burglary in Kambah on Wednesday (28 October).
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Driver performs burnout; evades Police

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A 29-year-old Queanbeyan man will appear before the ACT Magistrate Court next month on multiple traffic charges after an incide
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Aggravated robbery; facefits released

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ACT Policing has released two facefit images following an aggravated robbery in Harrison on Tuesday 13 October.
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Witness sought to 'molotov cocktail' incident in Kambah

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ACT Policing is appealing for public assistance following an incident of property damage in Kambah this morning (Friday, Octobe
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Operation Phoenix dismantles drug dealers across the ACT

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ACT Policing officers working as part of Operation Phoennix have seized a quantity of methylamphetamine (ice), with an estimate
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AMC assault investigation continues

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ACT Policing is continuing its investigation into the assault of a detainee at the Alexander Maconochie Centre.
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Joint operation seizes 10kg of ice

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A joint operation between ACT Policing, Australian Federal Police (AFP) Crime Operations and the Australian Border Force (ABF)
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Crime reports down across Canberra

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ACT Policing’s latest quarterly crime statistics show a 2.3 per cent decline in crime reports in Canberra when compared to the
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Witnesses sought to aggravated robber in Curtin

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ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Coles Supermarket i
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CCTV released McKellar aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is renewing its appeal for witnesses to the aggravated robbery of the Belconnen Soccer Club in McKellar on Saturda
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Teenagers apprehended for aggravated burglary

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ACT Policing apprehended six teenagers who caused extensive damage to two buildings in Reid and Ainslie last night (Wednesday,
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Police target anti-social driving in October

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ACT Policing is targeting anti-social driving during October and urges the public to report incidents of burnouts, street racin
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Man to face court for assault following citizens arrest

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A 20-year-old Lyons man will face court following an assault in Phillip yesterday afternoon (Sunday 4 October).
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Weapons seized in Red Hill

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ACT Policing has seized weapons following a search warrant in Red Hill on Friday (2 October).
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