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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P-Plater’s car seized after racing police vehicle

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ACT Policing has seized the car driven by a 24-year-old Dunlop man after the driver admitted he was attempting to race a police vehicle.
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2022 ACT road toll reaches nine

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The third fatality in 48 hours has seen the ACT road toll for 2022 reach nine.  
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Drug press seized in Greenway warrant

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A mechanical drug press, cannabis, drug paraphernalia and a white powder suspected to be cocaine were some of the items uncover
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2022 ACT road toll reaches eight

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A second fatality in 24 hours has seen the ACT road toll for 2022 reach eight.  
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NSW Police and ACT Policing join forces for National Road Safety Week

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ACT Policing officers have joined NSW Police to conduct a joint operation targeting speed on Lanyon Drive as part of National Road Safety Week. 
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ACT records seventh road fatality for 2022

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The seventh fatality on the ACT’s roads has been recorded, after a collision on Hindmarsh Drive last night (Thursday, 19 May 2022).
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Man extradited to face assault and confinement charges

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ACT Policing has extradited a 35-year-old man from Sydney to face charges relating to an incident that occurred in March.  
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Woman caught speeding and drink driving

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A 29-year-old woman from Bruce has been caught speeding and drink driving following a traffic stop on Gungahlin Drive, Bruce
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Police seek witness to assault in Canberra City

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an alleged assault in the City about 6.10am on Sunday (10 April 2022) near the intersection of Bunda and Genge Streets, Canberra City.
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Take the pledge to drive so others survive

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At the launch of 2022 National Road Safety week, ACT Policing is reminding the community to consider road safety this, and ever
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Witnesses sought to Rivett house fire

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a house fire that occurred in Rivett overnight.
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Man facing fifteen charges after Belconnen apartment car park thefts

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After an ACT Policing investigation into thefts from vehicles in a Belconnen apartment complex in April, a 25-year-old Belconnen man will face 15 charges in the ACT Magistrates Court on Monday (17 May 2022).
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Drivers reminded to secure loads

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ACT Road Policing is reminding drivers to securely transport bulky goods following a serious incident yesterday (Friday 13 May
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Woman in court on drug possession and trafficking charges

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A 25-year-old Turner woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 14 May 2022) on drug trafficking and possession charges.
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Early morning drivers nabbed in speed enforcement operation

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ACT Road Policing issued 19 infringements during a two-day early morning speed enforcement operation.
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