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 be charged for multiple burglaries

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An 18-year-old Macgregor man will face court today (Friday, April 17) where he will be charged for multiple burglaries, includi
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Police seek witnesses to mass vehicle damage and theft

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to multiple incidents of vehicle damage and theft that occurred in Mawson, Farrer and Isaacs
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Crime continues to fall across ACT

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ACT Policing’s newest quarterly crime statistics reveal a 4.3 per cent drop in crime reports across Canberra over the previous
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Teenage girl driving unlicensed, stolen car

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ACT Policing has arrested a 16-year-old Northside girl after a stolen motor vehicle failed to stop when directed by police this
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Assistance sought in identifying three ‘good Samaritans’

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify three men who came to the assistance of a victim of an assault on Thursday, March 5, in Bra
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Man charged with robbery

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ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old man from Wanniassa after he allegedly stole a car and wallet in Kambah last night (Mond
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Woman to face court after drink-drive and assault incident

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A 45-year-old Downer woman was taken into custody by ACT Policing last night (Saturday 11 April) after police will allege she r
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Witnesses sought to construction site burglary in Chisholm

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to any suspicious behaviour seen around a construction site in Chisholm after a recent overni
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Gungahlin ram raid; man charged

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ACT Policing charged a 20-year-old man of no fixed abode following investigations into the aggravated burglary of a Gungahlin j
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36 seatbelt offenders caught in March

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ACT Policing issued 36 infringement notices for seatbelt offences during March after a targeted operation as part of its ongoin
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Fatal collision in Bruce

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ACT Policing is investigating a fatal collision on Haydon Drive, in Bruce this evening (Wednesday, April 8) in which a motorcyc
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Police pleased by fatality free Easter

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ACT Policing are pleased the Australian Capital Territory remained fatality-free over the holiday period, with only three colli
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Witnesses sought; Ainslie home invasion

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after an elderly man was assaulted in his Ainslie home yesterday (Sunday, April 5).
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Police seek witnesses after cars damaged by rocks

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ACT Policing is searching for witnesses after three cars were damaged by rocks in Calwell on Friday morning (April 3).
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Four drink-drivers caught overnight in Gungahlin

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ACT Policing General Duties officers from Gungahlin apprehended four drink-drivers – two females and two males – during patrol
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