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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Last Holden Commodore police vehicle retired

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One of the last Australian-made Holden Commodore police vehicles has come to its final stop, with a ceremony held yesterday (Thursday 30 June 2022) in Belconnen.  
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Man on bail facing 11 driving and property charges

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ACT Policing yesterday arrested a 34-year-old Wright man in connection with multiple stolen cars and property offences in June 2022.
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Think twice clear the ice

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Canberra drivers are being reminded that vehicles must be attended when defrosting and have clear windows before moving off.  
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Provisional driver suspended for speeding

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Late last night (Monday, 27 June 2022) ACT Policing officers stopped a 19-year-old man for speeding at 135km/h in a 90km/h zone.  
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Drunk driver attempts to walk away from crash

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A 43-year-old Taylor woman will appear in court today (Tuesday, 28 June 2022) after a drink-driving incident on Monday night (27 June 2022).
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Man and woman arrested for car theft

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A 28-year-old Moncrieff woman and a 39-year-old Watson man are scheduled to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 27 June 2022) after they were arrested in Moncrieff.
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Drivers reminded to secure loads

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As Canberrans begin the weekend moving house, conducting home improvements and transporting bulky goods, ACT Policing is reminding all drivers that loads must be safely secured.  
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Sixth arrest in relation to 2021 Phillip murder

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A 19-year-old Glen Innes (NSW) man is the sixth person charged in relation to the 2021 murder of Glenn Walewicz.  
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Police stop two high-range drink drivers

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ACT Policing officers stopped two drivers in separate incidents on Thursday evening (23 June 2022), and each registered a level 3 blood alcohol reading.
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Police seeking driver involved in Watson collision UPDATE

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Thank you Canberra. The driver involved in this incident has made contact with police and investigations into the matter are continuing.
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Four teens steal multiple vehicles and engage in a string of burglaries

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Four teens, aged between 13 and 16, are facing charges after a series of burglaries in stolen vehicles came to a head in Conder yesterday (22 June 2022).  
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Man charged following three consecutive burglaries

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A 25-year-old man has been charged in relation to three consecutive burglaries in the Woden area earlier this month.  
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Car stolen and crashed before hostage taken

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A 25-year-old man will face multiple charges after he allegedly stole a vehicle, collided head-on with another vehicle and took a woman hostage.   
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Hoon vehicle seized

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A vehicle used to conduct burnout activity was seized by police on Saturday (18 June 2022). 
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Police stop three high-range speeding drivers

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ACT Road Policing officers have fined three drivers for high-range speeding offences this weekend.
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