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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Gungahlin man charged with fraud and firearms offences

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A 36-year-old Gungahlin man has been charged with a number of offences following the execution of a search warrant overnight.
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Police seeking witnesses to serious assault in Narrabundah

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and information following a serious assault in Narrabundah early this morning.
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Police seek witnesses to Gordon collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to or footage of a single vehicle collision in Gordon last night (24 March 2021).
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Disaster tourism: no photo is worth your life

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ACT Policing is urging the Canberra community not to risk their own or the lives of emergency services workers to rescue them from floodwaters.
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Bonner man to face court on child abuse material offences

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A 38-year-old Bonner man has been charged with possessing child abuse material and is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court next month.
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Man arrested after Spence shooting

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ACT Policing arrested a 22-year-old Bonner man yesterday (Monday, 22 March 2021) after an investigation into a shooting at a Spence residence early in the morning of Thursday, 11 March.
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Police catch three high range drink drivers

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ACT Policing issued three drivers with Immediate Suspension Notices (ISNs) after the drivers recorded high blood-alcohol levels on Saturday (20 March, 2020).
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Man assisting police with enquiries following pursuit

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A man is assisting police with their enquiries following a pursuit through numerous Canberra suburbs on Friday (19 March 2021).
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Police seek information and footage following pursuit

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ACT Policing is seeking dash-cam footage of a vehicle involved in a pursuit through numerous Canberra suburbs on Friday (19 March 2021).
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Driver caught travelling 196kmph

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A 22-year-old New South Wales driver has been fined almost $2000 and lost six demerit points after being caught driving at 196km/h on the Barton Highway.
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Man extradited from Queensland to face court on historic act of indecency

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A 55-year-old man has been extradited from Queensland to the ACT to face a historic act of indecency charge.
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Popular Coffee with a Cop program returns

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ACT Policing is inviting members of the Gungahlin community to meet for a cuppa and a chat with their local police officers when the popular Coffee with a Cop program returns this Friday morning (19 March, 2021).
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Reminder for Canberrans as man cautioned for cannabis cultivation

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ACT Policing has issued a reminder to Canberrans not to exceed the two per person limit regarding personal cannabis plants following the confiscation of four plants from one man.
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ACT Policing engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community

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ACT Policing is committed to supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
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69 additional charges laid following identity theft investigation

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ACT Policing investigators have laid an additional 69 charges in relation to an identity theft investigation that commenced in 2020.
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