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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Double demerits this Labour Day long weekend

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ACT Policing is reminding motorists that double demerit points will be in effect this long weekend (Friday 2 to Monday 5 Octobe
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Police operations at two City hotels

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ACT Policing is responding to two reports of unsubstantiated ransom requests directed to the Novotel and Pavilion hotels today
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Off duty police member apprehends armed robber

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An off duty police member has apprehended a 39-year-old Kambah woman following an armed robbery at the BSW Liquor Store at Wool
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Police describe actions of drink-driver as ‘reckless’

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ACT Policing has described the actions of a 33-year-old Gowrie woman as ‘reckless’ after her vehicle, with two children inside,
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Police seek witnesses to aggravated robbery in Calwell

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ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Woolworths store in
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Man to face court following burglaries

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ACT Policing has charged a 22-year-old Conder man following two burglaries in Nicholls and Conder and an attempted burglary in
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National Police Remembrance Day to honour fallen officers

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ACT Policing will join with police across the country to commemorate fallen police officers during National Police Remembrance
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Drivers urged to stay safe over long weekend

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ACT Policing is urging Canberra drivers to stay safe over the Family and Community Day long weekend, when police will be conduc
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‘Big Red’ to deliver child safety messages from capital to coast

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The Daniel Morcombe Foundation’s ‘Big Red’ truck will feature in the inaugural ‘Capital to the Coast’ tour next month (October)
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Police seek witnesses to assault in Richardson

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses who may have seen an assault which took place in Richardson on Sunday (20 September).
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MEDIA STATEMENT: Kathleen Bautista

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STATEMENT: Kathleen Bautista
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High range drink driver caught

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ACT Policing has charged a 40-year-old Weston man after he was detected with a blood alcohol reading of 0.330 in Turner yesterd
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Firearms seized from stolen car after crash

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify a man who crashed a stolen car in Pialligo and fled the scene before police attended and lo
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Police investigate attempted aggravated robbery in Lyons

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ACT Policing is investigating an attempted aggravated robbery at the Friendly Grocer store in Lyons last night (Thursday, 17 Se
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Drugs and weapons seized in Kaleen

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ACT Policing has seized drugs, firearms, ammunition and suspected stolen property during the search of a residence in Kaleen la
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