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 investigate drownings at Paddys River

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ACT Policing is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an 11-year-old girl and a 48-year-old man this afternoon (Saturday, 19 December 2020) at Paddys River.
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Police seek to identify alleged fraudster

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man following alleged fraudulent transactions and theft of a motor vehicle.
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Kings Highway partnership ready for summer traffic surge

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ACT Policing and the Kings Highway Road Safety Partnership have today launched their annual campaign targeting drivers travelling between Canberra and the South Coast this summer.
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Police seek identity of graffiti offender

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ACT Policing is seeking to identify those responsible for a string of graffiti incidents across Canberra.
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ACT Policing support stock theft operation

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ACT Policing has today (Thursday, 17 December 2020) put any would-be stock thieves on notice announcing a renewed focus on rural crime including stock theft.
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Police arrest two men in organised crime operation

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Two men have been arrested following an eight-month investigation targeting professional facilitators of organised crime in Canberra.
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Police have shoplifters in their sights

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ACT Policing will work with retailers and shopping centre security to put shoplifters firmly on the radar this festive season.
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Man to face court charged over stalking and acts of indecency

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A 26-year-old man from Warri, NSW will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 16 December 2020) charged with multiple counts of stalking and acts of indecency.
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Man charged for hiding camera in wardrobe

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ACT Policing arrested and charged a 30-year-old man yesterday (Monday, 14 December 2020) on image abuse charges.
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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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