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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 to face court charged with drink driving

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A 55-year-old man from Brunswick East, Victoria will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning after being caught drink driving last night (Thursday, 11 April 2024). 
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UPDATE Police seek witnesses and dash-cam footage of reckless driving incident MAN CHARGED

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About 8.50pm last night, members from Operation TORIC arrested a 19-year-old man, the alleged driver of the yellow Ford Falcon, which was observed committing a number of serious traffic offences on Wednesday, 10 April 2024.
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Man charged with attempted murder

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A 39-year-old man faced the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 11 April 2024) charged with attempted murder.
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Police release CCTV footage to identify man following aggravated robbery in Narrabundah

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage in order to identify a man who committed an aggravated robbery at the Friendly Grocer, Narrabundah yesterday afternoon.
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UPDATE: Operation TORIC charges two people after cars stolen and drugs and cash located

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UPDATE - On 10 April, 2024, Operation TORIC officers executed a search warrant on the green Holden Commodore seized from the hotel where the two suspects were arrested on 9 April. 
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Registered sex offender charged with child abuse material offences following warrants

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Between 25 March and 5 April, 2024, the ACT Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (JACET) conducted a number of search warrants across Canberra targeting sexual offending.  
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Police seek to identify three people who assisted a man in the City on Good Friday

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify three people who assisted a man on Alinga Street, Canberra City around 4.08am on Good Friday (29 March 2024). 
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Man charged with multiple offences following burglary in Fyshwick

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A 30-year-old NSW man has been charged with multiple offences following a burglary in Fyshwick in the early hours of this morning (Monday, 8 April 2024).
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Witnesses sought to Tuggeranong road rage incident

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a road rage incident on Friday night that started on the Monaro Highway, Hume and ended in a physical altercation in Greenway.  
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Multiple drivers detected high range speeding

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ACT Policing is disappointed in driver behaviour after multiple drivers came to police attention for high-range speeding this week.
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UPDATE Information sought in relation to Chisholm burglary MAN CHARGED

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On Sunday evening (14 April 2024), ACT Policing executed a search warrant at a residence in Chisholm with assistance from the AFP’s Tactical Response Team. Yesterday morning (Monday, 15 April 224), police located the 36-year-old resident in Chisholm and he was arrested at the scene. He has been charged with burglary, theft, driving a motor vehicle without consent, driving while unlicensed, impairing electronic communication equipment and breaching a good behaviour order. 
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Police seek to identify man following indecent assault in nightclub

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man allegedly involved in an indecent assault at Mooseheads early on Friday morning.
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UPDATE Police seeking to locate man following serious assault LOCATED

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Thank you Canberra, the man we posted about earlier this month has been located and charged with two counts of joint commission recklessly inflict grievous bodily harm, and joint commission intentionally wound. He is expected to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow (Saturday, 13 April 2024). 
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Woman to face court for multiple assault offences

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A 27-year-old Isabella Plains woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning charged with multiple offences following an incident at a residence in Monash yesterday afternoon. 
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Man to face court charged with forcible confinement and assault

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A 23-year-old City man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 1 April 2024) charged with offences including forcible confinement following an incident yesterday morning.
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