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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ACT records first road fatality in 2021

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ACT Policing officers have located a deceased 21-year-old man adjacent to Paddy’s River road, Paddy’s River this morning (Monday, 18 January 2021).
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Alcohol impaired driver collides with police vehicle

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An alcohol impaired driver has received an immediate suspension notice following a two car collision overnight.
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Further police seizures following weekend hoon behaviour

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ACT Policing has today conducted further activity and seizures following dangerous driving incidents last weekend.
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Kambah man to face court over online child sex offences

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A 56-year-old Kambah man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 15 January 2021) charged with a number of online child sex offences.
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Man charged with possessing child abuse material

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ACT Policing has charged a 67-year-old Greenway man with multiple child abuse material (CAM) offences following a search of his residence yesterday (13 January 2021).
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Police seize firearms during Belconnen search warrant

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ACT Policing executed a search warrant on a vehicle yesterday (Monday, 11 January 2020) seizing two firearms, a 12 gauge shotgun and a .44 calibre rifle as well as a quantity of shotgun shells.
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ACT Policing deploys COVID check points over the weekend

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ACT Policing continued its enforcement of ACT Public Heath Directions over the weekend establishing a number of check points throughout the Territory.
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Man to face court over multiple graffiti offences

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A 39-year-old O’Connor man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 11 January 2021) charged in relation to a string of graffiti incidents.
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ACTESA to support ACT Policing COVID-19 Taskforce

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ACT Policing’s COVID-19 Taskforce is being bolstered with support from the ACT Emergency Services Agency (ACTESA).
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Police seize two vehicles for dangerous driving

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ACT Policing yesterday seized two vehicles for dangerous driving endangering members of the public.
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Lonsdale Street closed for public safety following illegal behaviour during unregulated cruises

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ACT Policing last night closed Lonsdale Street in Braddon for public safety concerns after reports of burnouts and dangerous driving during an unregulated car cruise. 
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Man facing court for distribution of intimate images

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ACT Policing arrested and charged a 26-year-old man yesterday (Thursday, 7 January 2021) for distributing intimate images without consent.
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Man to face court on property and weapons offences

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ACT Policing yesterday (Thursday, 7 January 2021) arrested a 26-year-old Theodore man wanted for several offences in both NSW and the ACT while on bail.
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UPDATE Police release image to identify man following Mitchell incident

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UPDATE A man has come forward today (Friday, 8 January 2021) and is assisting ACT Policing with enquiries. Investigations are ongoing.
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ACT Policing compliance at Federal Highway and Sutton Road

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ACT Policing would like to thank the community for their cooperation and understanding with the establishment of border check-points in line with the Public Health Direction.
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