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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Two people charged with assaulting police

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Two people will face the ACT Magistrates Court in January charged with assaulting frontline community service providers after separate incidents on the weekend (12-13 December 2020).
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Kids in Care ACT overwhelmed by Canberra’s response

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Kids in Care ACT has again been overwhelmed by the response by the Canberra community to its annual charity drive after a very hard year.
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Man charged with accessory to murder

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ACT Policing has charged a man and two teenagers following the murder of an 18-year-old man in Weston in September.
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Police seize cash, drugs and firearms in multiple search warrants

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ACT Policing has seized a large amount of cash, drugs, firearms and other property suspected of being the proceeds of crime during the execution of search warrants at five premises across Canberra on Tuesday (8 December 2020).
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Search of pine forest for Keren Rowland murder investigation

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ACT Policing is searching an area in the Fairbairn pine plantation where Keren Rowland was found dead nearly 50 years ago.
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Woman charged for dark web murder contract

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A 26-year-old woman has been charged for arranging and paying over the dark web for the murder of two people in Canberra.
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Be COVID smart over summer

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ACT Policing is reminding Canberrans to stay COVID smart over summer.
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Police seek witnesses to Kingston assault

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ACT Policing has released an image of five men linked to an assault at the Kingston Foreshore on Thursday, 19 November 2020.
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Greenway man charged with child exploitation offences

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A 42-year-old Greenway man is scheduled to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning after being charged as part of an investigation into the alleged possession of child abuse material.
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Bike thief arrested

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ACT Policing have arrested and charged a 42-year-old man in relation to a bike theft on Sunday, 29 November 2020.
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Stay safe on the roads this summer

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ACT Policing is urging drivers to stay safe, alert and patient on the roads this summer when there’s likely to be more traffic at all different times of the day.
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Two arrested for property crime and driving offences

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Two thirteen-year-old boys, one of whom was on bail, will face the ACT Children’s Court this morning (Friday, 4 December 2020), charged in relation to a burglary in Rivett and subsequent driving offences.
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Chisholm man arrested for heroin trafficking

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A 59-year-old Chisholm man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 4 December 2020) charged with trafficking heroin.
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Affray and assault charges after murder in Weston

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ACT Policing has charged a further three people following the murder of an 18-year-old man in Weston in September.
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Police seeking shameless bike thief

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ACT Policing is releasing CCTV footage seeking information that will lead to the identification of a man who stole a bicycle in Civic on Sunday, 29 November 2020.
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