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 information regarding Calwell collision and theft

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ACT Policing is seeking information from anyone who may have witnessed the theft of a motorcycle involved in a collision in Calwell on Sunday afternoon (8 November 2020).
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Man in court on multiple driving offences

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A 23-year-old Evatt man will face court today (Tuesday, 10 November) charged with several traffic offences.
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Year to date speeding offences eclipse 2019 total

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ACT Policing continue to be baffled by the reckless and dangerous speeding behaviour by some Canberra drivers.
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ACT Policing says thanks to people who have quarantined during COVID

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With border restrictions and health travel arrangements relaxing across much of Australia by the end of the month, ACT Policing is thanking the more than 3,500 people who have cooperated with officers while in quarantine, but is reminding the community to stay COVID safe.
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Police seek witnesses to serious vehicle incident

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of an incident where an object was thrown from a white Toyota Hilux causing damage to a windscreen of another vehicle.
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Arrests after online blackmail and robbery

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ACT Policing has arrested an 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy after an investigation into blackmail and robbery.
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Man arrested for alcohol theft and drink driving

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A 41-year-old man has been arrested in Lyneham after allegedly drink-driving and stealing alcohol.
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Two overnight arrests for driving offences

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A 37-year-old Kambah man and a 34-year-old Florey woman will both face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Saturday, 7 November 2020) after their arrests arising from separate driving incidents overnight.
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Police seek witnesses to Civic assault

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ACT Policing is seeking to speak to the person who called Triple Zero (000) following an assault in Civic on 20 September, 2020.
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New information to mark the anniversary of Irma Palasics’ death

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ACT Policing has new information to suggest a person in the Melbourne Hungarian community has information on the death of Irma Palasics.
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First online forum with CPO Gaughan a positive engagement

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ACT Policing is pleased with the engagement from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in its first ever live online community forum last night (Wednesday, 4 November 2020).
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Re-release of Emergency+ app

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Have you downloaded the emergency+ app? If so, it’s time to update. If not, now is the time.
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Police seek witnesses and footage to Kaleen single vehicle collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage following a collision in Kaleen yesterday (Wednesday, 4 November 2020).
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Man arrested for stealing brass from community park

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ACT Policing arrested a 40-year-old man for theft after conducting a search warrant in Kambah yesterday (Wednesday, 4 November 2020).
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Police ask drivers ‘who are you rushing to meet?’

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ACT Policing is asking drivers to consider ‘Who are you rushing to meet?’ as the November traffic focus turns to the Fatal Five.
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