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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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Seven charges for man on bail and subject to good behaviour order

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A 41-year-old Bonner man has been charged with seven offences including possession of stolen property and driving while disqualified following his arrest in Bruce yesterday.
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UPDATE - Police seek public assistance to locate missing woman Emma Meneghel - FOUND

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Great news Canberra - Emma has been found safe and well. 
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Operation Pyrite alleged offender receives further charges

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A 56-year-old man has had additional sexual assault charges laid against him following an eighth alleged child victim speaking with police.
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UPDATE - Have you seen Jayden - FOUND

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Great news Canberra - Jayden has been located safe and well. 
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New footage released to assist investigation into February hit and run fatality

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ACT Policing’s Major Collision Team is releasing new information and dash-cam footage in the hope the public can assist with the investigation into the death of a pedestrian in February.  
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Drink driver caught twice in two hours

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A 24-year-old Latham man has been caught drink driving twice in one night by police on Sunday morning.
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Kaleen collision brings ACT road toll to 18

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A 24-year-old man has died following a single vehicle collision in Kaleen last night (Saturday, 22 October 2022).  
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Operation TORIC extradites NSW man to face ACT Magistrates Court

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Operation TORIC officers have extradited and charged a 30-year-old man who it will be alleged committed vehicle offences in the ACT before returning to his NSW residence. 
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UPDATE: Triple fatality brings road toll to 17

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ACT Policing can now confirm the fatalities from yesterday’s collision in Whitlam were that of a 61-year-old man, a 54-year-old woman, and a 21-year-old man. All three were Bangladeshi nationals in Australia on tourist visas.
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Man faces 37 charges for multiple offences

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A 45-year-old Crace man will face the ACT Magistrates court today (Saturday, 15 October 2022) after he was charged with 37 offences relating to multiple burglaries over the past month.   
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Project Safe Plate on tomorrow in Woden

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ACT Policing will be holding Project Safe Plate tomorrow in Woden - with the aim of reducing number-plate theft by providing free tamper-proof screws to motorists.
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Disqualified driver apprehended following Evatt collision

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A 28-year-old Franklin man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning after being arrested by Operation TORIC members yesterday (Thursday, 13 October 2022). 
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Sydney man extradited a second time to face assault charges

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A 35-year-old Kings Langley (NSW) man has been extradited for a second time to face serious assault charges following a February 2022 incident at Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC).  
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Can you identify these people?

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to identify three people who allegedly assaulted a woman and damaged property in Acton on Tuesday, 4 October 2022.  
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Three more arrested by Operation TORIC

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A 35-year-old man who was subject to an intensive corrections order and a 28-year-old woman will face court today charged with multiple offences following a fail to stop incident in Fyshwick yesterday (Tuesday, 11 October 2022).
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