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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Witnesses sought to overnight arson incidents

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to four overnight arson incidents in inner north suburbs.
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Man extradited from NSW after couple stabbed during home invasion

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An 18-year-old man is due to face the ACT Magistrates Court today after allegedly taking part in a violent home invasion in May where the male and female residents were stabbed several times. 
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Woman located deceased in Pialligo

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A 51-year-old woman has been located deceased at a property in Pialligo.  
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Assistance sought to identify woman involved in South Point assault

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify a woman involved in an alleged assault that occurred at South Point Tuggeranong on Saturday, 11 May 2024.  
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ACT records fifth road fatality for 2024

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A 55-year-old Torrens man has died following a collision on Athllon Drive, Wanniassa last week.  
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Police urge motorists improve their behaviour after poor week on ACT roads

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ACT Policing is urging Canberrans to slow down and pay attention on ACT roads following numerous displays of poor driver behaviour over the past week.  
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Police seeking witnesses to collision between a car and motorbike in Wanniassa

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses or dash-cam footage of a collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle on Athllon Drive, Wanniassa yesterday morning.
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Man facing court after allegedly assaulting a bus driver

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A 32-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after allegedly assaulting a bus driver yesterday afternoon.
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Man charged for breaching a family violence order and assaulting police

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A 41-year-old McKellar man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after allegedly breaching a family violence order and assaulting police. 
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Police seeking witnesses to ram-raid at Chisholm shopping centre

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses or dash-cam footage to a ram-raid at the Chisholm Village Shopping Centre early this morning.
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UPDATE Person located deceased following house fire in Holt IDENTIFIED

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The deceased in this matter has been identified as a 36-year-old man who resided at the property. 
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Police seek witnesses and dash-cam footage of suspected road rage incident

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of a suspected road rage incident last week.  
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Police seek witnesses to collision involving cyclist and drunk driver

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of a collision between a vehicle and a cyclist on Cotter Road, Weston. 
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Two people facing court for choking partners in separate family violence incidents

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A 70-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after allegedly choking their partners in two family violence incidents over the weekend.
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Woman charged following road rage incident in Gungahlin

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A 31-year-old Mawson woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after a road rage incident where she allegedly assaulted the male driver of another vehicle while travelling with children in her car.
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