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 thank Canberra community for hooning information

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Several motorists have been fined and illegal events have been disrupted during ACT Policing’s month-long traffic focus on hooning in November 2021.
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Driver of a vehicle that struck a young pedestrian sought by police

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This morning (Tuesday, 30 November 2021) between 8:30am and 8:45am, a 10-year-old girl on her way to Macgregor Primary School w
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Man arrested for multiple driving charges

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ACT Policing yesterday (Monday, 29 November 2021) arrested a 34-year-old Calwell man, whose bail conditions included not to drive a motor vehicle, for multiple driving offences.
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Speeding suspended drug driver in court

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A 40-year-old man from the suburb of Ngunnawal will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Monday, 29 November 2021) after ACT Road Policing officers arrested him on Sunday for several driving offences.
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Braddon man charged with drug trafficking

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A 46-year-old Braddon man has been charged with multiple offences following his arrest last night.
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Second person charged following methylamphetamine interception

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A 40-year-old Page man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 25 November 2021) charged with drug importation offences following the interception of 4.5 kilograms of methylamphetamine earlier this month.
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Witnesses sought to theft of delivery van

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of a delivery van theft that occurred in Coombs on Monday, 22 November 2021.
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Gordon man charged following drug importation

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A 23-year-old Gordon man is facing a drug importation charge following the interception of a mail package containing cocaine.
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Canberrans urged to secure their vehicles and homes

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ACT Policing is urging Canberrans to secure their vehicles and homes following continuing easy vehicle thefts.
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Woman to face court for importing commercial quantity of drugs

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A 39-year-old Bonner woman will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 24 November 2021) on commercial drug importation charges arising from an ongoing police investigation.
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High range drink driver arrested

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A 40-year-old Harrison man has been charged with high range drink driving following a collision in Ngunnawal early this morning.
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Woman facing court for incident at Mt Ainslie lookout

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An 18-year-old Calwell woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 22 November 2021) in relation to an incident at
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Man facing court on drug trafficking and driving charges

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ACT Policing yesterday (Saturday, 20 November 2021) arrested a 32-year-old Dickson man for drug trafficking and driving offences.
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Witnesses sought to road rage incident

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Police are seeking witnesses to a road rage incident that occurred yesterday afternoon in Harrison. 
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Man charged with child abuse offences

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A 20-year-old Harrison man has been charged with child abuse offences following a police operation on Wednesday (17 November 2021).  
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