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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Duo to face court after crashing stolen car

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ACT Policing responded to a collision in Gungahlin yesterday (Thursday, 22 July 2021) and arrested two men, one of whom had also been arrested last week while already on bail.
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Road closures to assist in attempted murder investigation

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Roads at the scene of an attempted murder traffic incident on Sunday 12 July 2021 will be closed for short periods from 12.00 Noon today (Thursday 22 July 2021).
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Items including firearms and drugs seized

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As part of an ongoing investigation, a significant amount of stolen property firearms, drugs and cash have been recovered by po
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Police arrest one and fine 13 for COVID breaches

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ACT Policing yesterday (Friday, 16 July 2021) arrested a 34-year-old Campbell man for a COVID-19 compliance breach at a Canberra City retailer and issued 13 university students with fines for breaching health directions.
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Man arrested after police operation in Forrest

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A 26-year-old man has been arrested following a police operation at a hotel in Forrest overnight.
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ACT construction sites checked by police found COVID compliant

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ACT Policing COVID-19 compliance checks have continued this week with a focus on construction site workers, including a day of action working with WorkSafe ACT inspectors on Thursday (15 July 2021).
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Police seeking further information in Phillip homicide investigation

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ACT Policing has released images of a 2006 Silver Honda Accord sedan as part of the investigation into the death of 48-year-old Phillip man Glenn Walewicz on Thursday, 10 June 2021.
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Police seeking information about green Ford Laser involved in critical incident

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ACT Policing is seeking information regarding the movements of a green 1997 Ford Laser with registration YIF54Y that collided with three police officers on Sunday afternoon (11 July 2021).
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Man charged following vehicle collision with three officers

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A 30-year-old Hawker man has been charged with three counts of attempted murder and other offences following a collision on Forest Drive yesterday afternoon.
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School zones back for term three

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ACT Policing has some timely reminders for the community as Canberra school children head back to the classroom for term three tomorrow (Monday, 12 July 2021).
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Police injured in traffic incident at Arboretum

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ACT Policing is investigating an incident at the National Arboretum, Molonglo Valley, in which three police officers were struck by a vehicle this afternoon.
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Police investigating car yard burglary

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ACT Policing is investigating a burglary at a Fyshwick car dealer on Friday, 9 July 2021, during which several vehicles were stolen.
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Sydney woman in court for ACT COVID-19 breach

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A 24-year-old Paddington (NSW) woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 10 July 2021) after she allegedly travelled to the ACT without the necessary exemption to public health orders.
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Two people to face court today following Friday escape

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Two people will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Saturday, 10 July 2021) after a 28-year-old man escaped from ACT Corrective Services custody on Friday afternoon.
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ACT Policing arrests escapee and two others

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ACT Policing has arrested a 28-year-old man after he escaped from ACT Corrective Services custody this afternoon.
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