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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Man arrested for burglary and car thefts

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ACT Policing yesterday arrested a 38-year-old Amaroo man for several offences including stealing a motor vehicle and burglary. The man is due to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 7 July 2021).
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Two men to face court following driving incidents

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Two men will face court following separate incidents on Saturday and Monday.
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National Firearms Amnesty

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The ACT is participating in the National Firearms Amnesty to improve safety in our community.
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Drugs and cash seized from vehicle

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ACT Policing seized approximately 21 kilograms of dried cannabis and more than $14,000 in cash following a traffic stop on Sunday, 4 July 2021.
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Police pleased with community COVID-19 compliance

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ACT Policing is pleased by the high level of cooperation the Canberra community has shown with the recently-increased COVID-19 public health directions.
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Greenway man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A 52-year-old Greenway man has been charged with possessing child abuse material following a police operation yesterday (Thursday 1 July 2021).
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Police seeking further information in Phillip homicide investigation

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ACT Policing’s investigation into the death of 48-year old Phillip man Glenn Walewicz on Thursday, 10 June 2021, is continuing.
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P-Plate driver caught 87km/h over speed limit

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A provisional driver has been caught by police driving at more than 80 km/h over the posted limit. 
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ACT Policing COVID-19 compliance

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ACT Policing is continuing its enforcement of ACT public health directions by conducting compliance activities in the ACT.
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Police investigating incidents involving a stolen Ford Falcon

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ACT Policing is investigating several incidents on Sunday, 27 June 2021 which are believed to be linked to a stolen grey Ford Falcon sedan.
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Witnesses sought following shooting in Bonner

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Witnesses are being sought following the shooting of a man in Bonner yesterday (Sunday, 27 June 2021). 
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Police order more than 50 people to return to Sydney

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ACT Policing has ordered more than 50 people to return to their homes in Sydney after discovering many guests in a Braddon hotel were in breach of ACT public health directions on Saturday night (25 June 2021).
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Two people to face court after weekend arrests

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ACT Policing arrested a 27-year-old Flynn man and a 31-year-old Taylor woman early Sunday morning (27 June 2021) after they were observed in a stolen vehicle.
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ACT Policing to increase health direction compliance

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ACT Policing will increase enforcement of the updated ACT public health directions by engaging with drivers and conducting compliance checks across the ACT from today.
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Witnesses sought to South Point shopping centre assault

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an alleged assault earlier this week at the South.Point shopping centre in Greenway.
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