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 seek witnesses and footage following Belconnen assault

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance following an assault in Belconnen on Sunday (9 May 2021).
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Protest activity at Parliament House

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From about 6.00am yesterday (Wednesday, 12 May 2021) a number of protest activities occurred around Parliament House.
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Suspicious item near City Police Station - UPDATE

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The exclusion zone across parts of London Circuit, University Avenue and Knowles Place, Canberra City has been lifted.
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Police respond to suspicious item in Civic

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ACT Policing is responding to a suspicious item that was located at London Circuit, Civic.
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High range drink-driver caught in Palmerston

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A 34-year-old Palmerston man will be summonsed to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court after police arrested him for drink-driving offences this morning (Tuesday, 11 May 2021).
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ACT records largest restraint under criminal assets confiscation laws

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ACT Policing has restrained assets totaling more than $10 million as part of an ongoing investigation, the largest restraint in the ACT’s history.
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UPDATE: Police release CCTV footage surrounding London Circuit assault

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UPDATE: ACT Policing has now identified the four people and they are assisting police with the investigation. Police would like to thank the community for their assistance.
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Police seek public assistance following serious collision in Latham

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage following a serious collision in Latham on Friday evening (7 May 2021).
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Dangerous drivers receive penalties

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Several drivers are paying the price for being caught illegally hooning in Canberra.
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Witnesses sought to driving incidents

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to driving incidents that occurred in Gungahlin last night (Wednesday, 5 May 2021).
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Police targeting dangerous driving in May

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Police will be targeting dangerous behaviour on Canberra’s roads during May. With a focus on red light safety, hoon behaviour and burnout activity, police will be using a range of tactics to identify those that are choosing to do the wrong thing on our roads.
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Disqualified driver on incorrect side of road to face court

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A 25-year-old disqualified driver will face court today (Monday 3 May 2021) on numerous driving offences after motorists took evasive action to avoid colliding with a vehicle on the incorrect side of the road.
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Parcel thief charged

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A 25-year-old Kambah man has been charged with theft following his arrest on Friday (30 April 2021).
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Man charged with drug trafficking

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A 26-year-old man has been charged with drug trafficking following a police operation in Belconnen yesterday (Friday, 30 April 2021)
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Two men face court following burglaries and pursuit of stolen vehicles

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Two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court today on a number of charges following multiple burglaries and the pursuit of two stolen vehicles.
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