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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13-year-old boy fifth arrest in relation to Phillip Murder

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A 13-year-old Moncrieff boy has been arrested in relation to the 2021 murder of Phillip man Glenn Walewicz.  
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Teens charged following cross border drive in stolen vehicle

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Two teenagers have been charged with multiple offences following incidents in several ACT and NSW locations yesterday (Tuesday, 14 June 2022).  
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Long weekend road safety enforcement

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ACT Policing conducted high visibility enforcement activities across the Queen’s Birthday long weekend with 11 drivers summonsed to court for driving offences.  
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Man charged with multiple offences following pursuit

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A 48-year-old Chifley man has been charged with multiple offences following a short pursuit in Molonglo and Weston Creek yesterday (Monday 13 June 2022).
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One fatality in McKellar house fire

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A person has died after a structure fire at a McKellar residence this afternoon (Saturday, 11 June 2022).
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Fourth arrest in relation to Phillip murder

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A 24-year-old Baradine (NSW) man was arrested by ACT Policing Homicide detectives with the assistance of NSW Police Force detectives on Thursday, 9 June 2022 in relation to the 2021 murder of Glenn Walewicz.   
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Man arrested for burglary and theft of car and number plates

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ACT Policing has arrested a 24-year-old Yarralumla man after a burglary in Campbell and the theft of a car from Crace and number plates from Lawson. The man had entered into a Good Behaviour Order in Court on Tuesday, 7 June 2022.
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Man to face court for multiple property offences

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ACT Policing last night (Thursday, 9 June 2022) arrested a 19-year-old Banks man following a series of aggravated robberies and associated property offences in May 2022.
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Calwell house fire takes a life

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A person has died after a structure fire at a Calwell residence last night (Tuesday, 7 June 2022).
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Police charge disqualified drug driver with eight offences

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ACT Policing arrested a 33-year-old Karabar (NSW) man last night (Tuesday, 7 June 2022) who failed to stop after police observed him driving a red Holden Commodore recklessly in Theodore about 7.45pm.  
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3rd arrest in relation to Phillip murder

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A 38-year-old Holt woman was arrested this morning (Tuesday, 7 June 2022) in relation to the 2021 murder of Glenn Walewicz.  
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Teen charged for 2021 Phillip murder

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An 18-year-old Page man will face the ACT Children’s Court today (Monday 6 June 2022) charged with murder.   
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Drink driver caught twice in an hour

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A 36-year-old man will face court after ACT Policing caught him drink driving twice in an hour earlier this morning.
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ACT records 10th road fatality

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The ACT has recorded its 10th road fatality following a single vehicle collision at Black Mountain last night (Saturday 4 June 2022).  
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UPDATE Have you seen Julius FOUND

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The 58-year-old man we posted about in June has been found safe well in NSW. 
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