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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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Two men charged following violent assault in Reid

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Two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after allegedly assaulting another man at an apartment block in Reid earlier in the week.
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Man to face court after being caught drink driving almost 8 times over the legal limit

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A 55-year-old Forrest man has had his licence immediately suspended and will face the ACT Magistrate’s Court after returning a blood alcohol content reading almost eight times over the legal limit.
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ACT records sixth road fatality for 2024

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A person has died following a two vehicle collision on Southern Cross Drive, Holt this evening. 
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City Police Station returns to full staffing

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ACT Policing’s City Police Station is back to full staffing after the completion of remediation works. 
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Drugs, cash and vehicle seized after warrant executed in Gungahlin

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A 21-year-old Gungahlin woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning on various charges following a search warrant that was executed in Gungahlin last week.
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Recognise the signs on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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ACT Policing is asking Canberrans to keep an eye out for signs of elder abuse in their communities this Elder Abuse Awareness Day. 
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17-year-old boy to face court charged with several driving offences

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A 17-year-old boy will face the ACT Children’s Court this morning charged with several serious driving offences. 
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Traffic disruptions to occur Sunday and Monday

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ACT Policing is alerting Canberrans about planned traffic disruptions on Sunday and Monday.  
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Police investigating criminal damage at the Australian War Memorial

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man who allegedly committed criminal damage at the Australian War Memorial in the early hours of this morning. 
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UPDATE Police seek to identify witness to bottle shop robbery IDENTIFIED

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Thank you Canberra. The man we were seeking has come forward and is assisting police with the investigation.
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Information sought in relation to stolen tools

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ACT Policing is seeking information from the public following a burglary that occurred in Symonston on the weekend, during which a number of tools were stolen.
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Man extradited from QLD to face family violence charges

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A 48-year-old Lyneham man has been extradited from Queensland to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 13 June 2024) in relation to family violence charges.   
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Gungahlin Police Station re-opens

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Gungahlin Police Station has re-opened following remediation works and planned construction at the Gungahlin Joint Emergency Services Centre.
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Speeding driver caught in wet conditions

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A 36-year-old Harrison man has been caught travelling 35km/h over the posted speed limit in poor weather conditions yesterday.
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ACT Policing Exhibit Management Centre to re-open today

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ACT Policing’s Exhibit Management Centre in Mitchell, including the ACT Firearms Registry, will re-open to the public at 11am today (Wednesday, 12 June 2024).  
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