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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UPDATE Do you know these women? IDENTIFIED

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Thank you Canberra. The two women have made contact with police. The investigation into this matter remains ongoing.   
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Man charged following 2021 Phillip murder

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ACT Policing has charged a 19-year-old Dunlop man with being an accessory to the murder of Phillip man Glenn Walewicz in June 2021. 
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Do you recognise this voice?

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ACT Policing is seeking public assistance to identify a person on a phone call associated with a drug importation in 2021.
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Duo charged with theft of multiple mail items

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ACT Policing has recovered more than 1000 stolen mail items from the ACT and as far away as Batemans Bay (NSW) after arresting two people in Lawson on Sunday (29 May 2022).
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Road safety weekend enforcement

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As part of our commitment to making ACT roads safer, police officers conducted a series of high visibility operations throughou
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Dash-cam footage sought following an incident near the Glenloch interchange

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ACT Policing’s Major Collision Team are seeking public assistance in relation to seven cars being damaged in the northbound lanes on Tuggeranong Parkway near the Glenloch interchange around 6:45am Saturday, (28 May 2022).
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Witnesses and footage sought following collisions involving 17 cars on the Tuggeranong Parkway

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Police are seeking public assistance in relation to multiple collisions that occurred on the Tuggeranong Parkway near the Cotter Road overpass early on Thursday 19 May 2022.
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Witnesses sought to woman left near Tuggeranong Parkway

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a woman being left near the Tuggeranong Parkway and is asking a driver that assisted her to come forward.  
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Pursuit sees woman arrested, vehicle seized

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A 37-year-old woman was arrested yesterday (Sunday, 29 May 2022) following a pursuit of a Subaru Liberty in Tuggeranong and Woden suburbs.   
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Man charged with indecent assaults against children

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A 28-year-old man is scheduled to face court this morning after he allegedly indecently assaulted two children and physically assaulted another while working at a childcare facility.  
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Police warning to motorists with possible snowy conditions

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Drivers are urged to exercise extra caution on the roads with a strong cold front, including thunderstorms and high winds, forecast to push through the ACT region late Monday night. 
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Double trouble for high range drink driver

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A 39-year-old NSW learner driver will face the ACT Magistrates Court in June after he was charged with high range drink driving twice early this morning (Saturday, 28 May 2022).
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Police seize drugs, cash, taser and snake

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A 50-year-old Melba woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Thursday 26 May 2022) on various charges including drug and weapon offences, and keeping a non-exempt animal. 
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ACT Policing seeking footage related to death of Melba woman

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The investigation into the death of a 40-year-old Melba woman is continuing, and ACT Policing is seeking video footage which may have been posted on social media. 
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Police catch two motorcyclists for high-range speeding offences

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Two motorcycle riders have received significant fines after they were detected riding well in excess of the speed limit on the
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