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 arrest man for drug trafficking and firearm offences

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A 24-year-old Palmerston man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 18 November 2021) after ACT Policing officers allegedly found him in possession of methylamphetamine and prohibited firearms in Reid.
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Witnesses sought to stolen vehicle collision

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ACT Policing is seeking public assistance following a collision involving a stolen Skoda SUV at the intersection of Hindmarsh D
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Police investigate suspicious fire in Torrens

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Investigations are underway after emergency services attended a fire in Torrens yesterday (Thursday, 11 November 2021).
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Witnesses sought to home invasion in Charnwood

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of a home invasion that occurred in Charnwood yesterday (Thursday, 11 November 2021).
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Man to face additional sexual assault charges

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A 32-year-old man will face 17 charges including a total of six of sexual intercourse without consent when he reappears in the ACT Magistrates Court today (12 November, 2021).
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Police seeking witnesses to two traffic incidents

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of a road rage incident which commenced on Namatjira Drive, Chapman and culminated at the intersection of Sulwood Drive & Drakeford Drive, Kambah.
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UPDATE - Police seeking witnesses to shopping centre ram raids – Images released

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ACT Policing has released images of two high-end bicycles stolen during an aggravated burglary at Majura Park in the early hours of Thursday morning.
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Witnesses sought to two early morning aggravated burglaries

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ACT Policing is investigating aggravated burglaries at Curtin and Melba early this morning. 
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Drink driver more than five times the limit

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A 27-year-old Moncrieff woman was caught more than five times the legal alcohol limit on Sunday night (7 November 2021).
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Drugs seized in Greenway warrant

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ACT Policing seized 24 grams of methylamphetamine during a warrant in Greenway this morning (Thursday, 4 November 2021).
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Police investigating deliberate school fire

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About 6pm Friday, 29 October 2021, ACT Policing responded to reports of a fire at Miles Franklin Primary School in Evatt, which caused extensive damage to playground equipment and shade areas.
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Hoons targeted in November

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In November, ACT Policing will recommence its monthly focus on traffic issues, with a dedicated program targeting hooning.
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Weston man caught for high range drink driving twice in the same morning

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A 34-year-old Weston man has been charged with two counts of high-range drink-driving and other driving offences, and is the second person arrested by ACT Policing in similar circumstances in a week.
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Replica firearms, knives and drugs seized in Kambah warrant

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ACT Policing has seized a ‘slam fire’ shotgun, other weapons and drugs in a search warrant, yesterday morning (Friday, 29 October 2021).
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Expected protest activity City area

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ACT Policing is aware of planned protest activity in the Braddon and City area tonight and are advising people to expect possible delays.
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