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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Canberra’s favourite koala turns 40

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Chief Police Officer for the ACT Rudi Lammers will today plant a tree at the Australian National Botanic Gardens to commemorate
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Wanniassa Incident

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ACT Policing was called to a unit at Gutheridge Street in Wanniassa at 12.00pm following reports of a man creating a disturbanc
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Two face court for burglary

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ACT Policing apprehended a 27-year-old man from Queanbeyan and 14-year old teen from Florey, for burglary on a house in Scullin
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Police investigate Spence aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred in Spence this morning (Sa
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Stolen property recovered after warrant

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ACT Policing executed two search warrants yesterday (Tuesday, 25 August 2015) at a residence in Chisholm and business in Philli
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Police investigate Wanniassa aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred in Wanniassa yesterday eve
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Pair extradited from Batemans Bay

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A 22-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman have been extradited from New South Wales after members from ACT Policing travelled
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Child located after abduction in Belconnen

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ACT Policing would like to thank NSW Police and the community for their assistance in locating an 18-month-old girl who was abd
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Witnesses sought to alleged abduction in Belconnen

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses following the alleged abduction of an 18-month-old girl in Belconnen this afternoon (Thursday
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Police investigate Latham aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred in Latham last night (Mond
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Five aggravated burglaries on Saturday

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to five aggravated burglaries in Weetangera, Hawker and Aranda on Saturday morning (1 August)
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Ngunnawal man arrested for March shooting

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ACT Policing Detectives from Taskforce Nemesis (Gangs Taskforce) arrested a 22-year-old Ngunnawal man yesterday (6 August), in
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Police plea to drivers; Seatbelts Save Lives

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ACT Policing today joined with KidSafe ACT to make a public appeal for Canberra drivers to ensure everyone in their car has buc
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Police seize loaded firearm in Kaleen

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ACT Policing seized a loaded firearm during a warrant in Kaleen yesterday (Wednesday, 5 August 2015).
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Safe Plate heads to Southside this weekend

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ACT Policing will hold its second and final Project Safe Plate event for 2015 this weekend aimed at helping reduce vehicle regi
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