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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Learner motorcyclist caught riding intoxicated twice within two hours

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ACT Policing has apprehended a learner motorcyclist after he was caught riding while intoxicated twice in two hours.
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Police call for more witnesses for homicide investigation

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ACT Policing is appealing to the public to assist in its investigation into the death of a man in Weston on Sunday, 27 September 2020.
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Stay COVID safe this long weekend

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ACT Policing is encouraging everyone to stay COVID-safe over the Labour Day long weekend. 
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Police investigate fatal stabbing in Weston

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ACT Policing is investigating a fatal stabbing in Weston early this morning (Sunday, 27 September 2020). 
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Driver more than four times the limit in carpark collision

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A 52-year-old Monash man was more than four times the legal limit when he crashed his vehicle in a Wanniassa carpark last night (24 September 2020).
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Call for public assistance in investigation of multiple aggravated burglaries

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ACT Policing is calling on the public to provide information which could aid the investigation into a series of aggravated burglaries targeting businesses around the ACT.
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Police call for dash cam footage following fatal collision

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage regarding a fatal collision on Uriarra Road yesterday morning (Tuesday, 22 September 2020).
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Police arrest motorcycle gang president for drug trafficking

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ACT Policing has arrested the president of the Saturdarah outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) for drug trafficking and proceeds of crime offences.
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ACT records fifth road fatality for 2020

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A 40-year-old man has died following a collision on Uriarra Road in Molonglo Valley this morning (Tuesday, 22 September 2020).
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Police call for dash cam footage following pursuit

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ACT Policing is seeking dash-cam footage of a vehicle involved in a pursuit through numerous Canberra suburbs early this morning (Monday, 21 September 2020).
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Police urge continued COVID vigilance over school holidays

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ACT Policing has encouraged residents to keep up the good work over the school holidays as borders open up. 
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Police seek witnesses to Dunlop aggravated robbery

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and footage which may identify three people involved in a Dunlop robbery yesterday (Sunday, 20 September 2020).
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Police seek witnesses and footage to Dunlop arson

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and footage following a vehicle arson committed in Dunlop yesterday (Saturday, 19 September 2020).
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Police to search Mulligans Flat Reserve this weekend

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ACT Policing and members of the ACT State Emergency Service (SES) will conduct a search on a large area of Mulligans Flat Reserve this weekend (19-20 September, 2020) in relation to long-term missing person Jean Policarpio.
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Drink driver caught more than seven times the limit

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A 37-year-old Wanniassa man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 18 September 2020) charged with high range drink driving.
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