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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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Teen brings firearm on public bus

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A young person involved in a recent firearms incident has been arrested by ACT Policing for openly carrying an alleged firearm on a public bus and a shopping centre.
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Echidna not, Rural Patrol faces a prickly situation

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When police came across a group of Canberrans interfering with a storm water drain along busy Isabella Drive, little did they know the prickly situation that awaited them.
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Police seeking witnesses to street racing

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ACT Policing is seeking public assistance following alleged street racing and a collision involving cars believed to be a blue Holden hatchback and a silver Nissan Pulsar on the Majura Parkway on Sunday, 25 September 2022. 
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ACT records 12th road fatality

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The ACT has recorded its 12th road fatality following a collision between a vehicle and electric scooter yesterday (Sunday, 25 September 2022).
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Teen arrested after gel blaster incident

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A 14-year-old teen has been arrested after allegedly pointing a firearm at a security staff member at Gungahlin Village.
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Three teens arrested after Kippax aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing arrested three boys, two aged 14 and one aged 13, on Saturday (24 September 2022) less than an hour after they allegedly committed an aggravated robbery in Holt.
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More Operation TORIC arrests after car stolen

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A 20-year-old woman, a 17-year-old girl and a boy under the age of 18 were arrested yesterday (Saturday, 24 September 2022) by ACT Policing Operation TORIC officers after a car was stolen from Bonner earlier that afternoon.
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Police seek witnesses to Symonston collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dashcam footage following a collision in Symonston earlier this week.
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Man facing court on forcible confinement and sexual assault charges

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A 32-year-old Queanbeyan man faced the ACT Magistrates Court yesterday, charged with one count of aiding and abetting the forcible confinement of a Kambah woman in 2011.
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Police make arrests for property and driving offences

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ACT Policing made two arrests yesterday (Friday, 23 September 2022) in relation to driving and property offences.
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Two more arrests by Operation TORIC

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ACT Policing’s Operation TORIC has made two more arrests, with a 32-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman to face court today (Saturday, 24 September 2022).
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Five recidivist offenders arrested by Operation TORIC

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ACT Policing officers working within Operation TORIC arrested five recidivist offenders yesterday (21 September 2022) taking the total apprehensions so far from the 7-week operation to 49. 
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Police conduct early morning speeding blitz

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ACT Road Policing conducted early-morning speed enforcement activities yesterday (Tuesday, 20 September 2022) which saw three Canberrans driving at significantly more than the speed limit. 
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Melba man to face court on drug and weapons charges

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A 33-year-old Melba man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 21 September 2022) charged with drugs and weapons offences. 
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Burnout in front of marked police car lands Chisholm man in court

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A 31-year-old Chisholm man will be summonsed to face court after performing a burnout directly in front of a marked police vehicle in Gilmore last week.
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