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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Police seek witnesses and footage to Downer road rage incident

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage following a road rage incident on Tuesday (2 March 2021) in Downer.
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Cash and drugs seized from two residences

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Police have seized more than $100,000 in cash and approximately 43 kilograms of cannabis following search warrant activity this week.
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UPDATED Police seek to identify two men following Civic assault

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UPDATE: Thank you Canberra. The two men have come forward and are assisting police with their enquiries.
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Motorcyclists as Vulnerable Road Users the focus for police

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Following the deaths of two motorcyclists on the ACT’s roads in recent weeks, ACT Policing is asking road users to pay extra attention to motorcyclists this month as the Road Safety Calendar focus turns to vulnerable road users.
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Two drink drivers caught after date

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Two people will face the ACT Magistrates Court after they were both detected driving the same vehicle while over the legal alcohol limit late on Friday night (26 February 2021).
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ACT records third fatality for 2021

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A 78-year-old woman has died following a two vehicle collision on Thursday (25 February 2021) in Isabella Plains.
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Weapons seized from City hotel room

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ACT Policing is investigating how several weapons came to be located in a hotel room in Canberra City on Wednesday (24 February, 2021).
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50 years since Keren Rowland reported missing

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Today marks 50 years since Keren Rowland’s family reported her missing in Canberra.
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Woman charged with 23 fraud offences

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ACT Policing has charged a 46-year-old Campbell woman with 23 fraud offences following the execution of a search warrant this morning (Friday 26 February 2021).
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Man charged with murder following Page incident

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A 35-year-old Page man has been charged with one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder in relation to the incident in Page on Saturday morning (20 February 2021).
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UPDATED Police seek cyclist following death in Page

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UPDATE: Thank you Canberra, the cyclist has contacted police. 
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Who are you rushing to meet?

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ACT Policing has today released a powerful video as part of our Who are you rushing to meet? road safety campaign.
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Face-fit released after act of indecency in Civic

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ACT Policing has released a face-fit of a man who allegedly committed an act of indecency at the Canberra Centre last month.
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Police investigating death in Page

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ACT Policing has established a dedicated team to investigate the death of a 34-year-old man in Braine Street in Page on Saturday, 20 February.
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One person deceased following incident in Page

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About 9am today (Saturday, 20 February 2021) police were called to a disturbance on Braine Street in Page.
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